Vacancies

Age Exchange is recruiting

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Services for people with a dementia diagnosis and their carers)

Following a new partnership with care provider Community Integrated Care (CIC), we are looking for a Development Officer to help us reach our goal of expansion alongside ensuring that the quality of the service we provide is maintained. 

Job title: Development Officer

  • Accountable to: Chief Executive
  • Salary: £15,600 for 3 days a week (£26,000 FTE equivalent with employers pension scheme)
  • Terms and conditions: 25 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Location: The role will involve frequent UK travel predominantly in the North West in the first year, with the option of a combination of remote working and being office based work at Blackheath Offices, South East London

Age Exchange has been improving the health and wellbeing of older people for over 30 years, we specialise in the practice of Reminiscence and in bringing creativity into people’s lives. Following a new partnership with care provider Community Integrated Care (CIC) we are looking to expand, taking our specialist Reminiscence Arts intervention for people with dementia to other parts of the UK outside of London. It’s a really exciting time for us and a chance to achieve our vision of increasing the number of people who benefit from our work.

We are looking for someone to help us reach our goal of expansion alongside ensuring that the quality of the service we provide is maintained. Reporting to the Chief Executive the post holder will be responsible for supporting the development of relationships with commissioners, voluntary sector agencies and local influencers where we are planning to set up new services. Developing referral routes and ensuring there is community engagement in what we plan to do. You will be responsible for ensuring new services are evaluated so we know that the quality of our work is maintained.  You should be good at spotting an opportunity, developing relationships and making things happen.

You need to be committed to improving the lives of people with dementia and those who care for them with a belief that creativity can have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.

To read the full job description and to apply please visit Charity Job who are handling the recruitment process.

Completed applications must be made by 5pm on Monday 17th December 2018.

Interviews for successful applicants will be held on Friday 4th and Monday 5th January.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by Friday 21st December.