Community Activity Organiser - West LothianContract: Permanent
Location: Unit 1 Grampian Court, Beveridge Square, Livingston, EH54 6QF
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Alzheimer Scotland as a Community Activities Organiser in West Lothian. The Community Activities Organisers will work closely with our Dementia Advisor to develop activities and groups that respond to the needs of the local community. The post holder will work in partnership with colleagues, people with dementia and their families to:
* Plan, develop and facilitate a wide range of therapeutic and social activities* Promote activities through social media and other platforms* Review and evaluate activities providing regular reports of outcomes
Alzheimer Scotland take a blended approach to community groups, delivering a combination of online groups as well as in person. Proficiency and confidence in using and supporting use of digital platforms and social media are essential for this role.Successful candidates will have a positive approach to dementia supported by excellent communication and networking skills and an empathic, positive attitude. Having a creative flair and being a self-starter would also be an advantage as well as having experience of working with people with dementia. A willingness to develop through ongoing learning is essential.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required and a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.
For a full job description and person specification please see the attachments section of this advert.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Interview date – Friday 9 September 2022Closing date – Monday 5 September 2022
Recruiting Manager: Lisa MoodieEmail: HRmailbox@Alzscot.org