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Regional Services Manager

Alzheimer's Society

Sussex

Permanent

£43477 - £48852/annum

GU227AE

Posted: 22/09/2022

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Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home based (UK-Wide)
Salary: £43,477 - £48,852 per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 17 October 2022
Interview Date: Interviews ongoing - TBC

Location: Candidates must live within the areas below or within easy travelling distance, as they will be expected to be present in person regularly and be able to meet the requirements of in-person external meetings when needed.

Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Rutland
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Milton Keynes; Hampshire, Isle Wight, Channel Islands
Essex and Hertfordshire
Kent and East Sussex; Surrey and West Sussex
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and Durham

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as the Society may close the vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

About Alzheimer's Society

Who we are

Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.

What we want

We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do

We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis. No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step. We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future.

How we do it

We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.

What we’re committed to

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building an Organisation that represents the communities we serve, ensuring inclusion in everything we do. We are encouraging applications from all applicants with the skills and experience detailed above but also those specifically from an ethnically diverse background to grow and enrich our workforce and to ensure our strategy comes from a place of a variety of perspectives and lived experiences.

About the role

We have an incredible opportunity for an Area Manager to join and support our talented, compassionate, and hard-working teams. You will be home based, leading and inspiring geographically dispersed teams and lead our local teams.

Your work will include significant face-to-face, in person external stakeholder relationship building and engagement, including working closely with Local Authorities and Health colleagues, to further develop the integration of health and social care.

Internally, you will lead your teams with compassion, attention to detail and the passion to make a difference, every day, to people with and affected by dementia. We have recently moved into our exciting 2022 – 2027 strategy so as an Operational Leader you will need the experience and drive to bring your teams through improvements and change.

About you

Ability to evidence significant operational leadership skills and the experience of realising high performance outcomes and working collaboratively with others.
Excellent ability in engaging and building relationships through virtual solutions.
Able to build and maintain influential local relationships and build effective, mutually beneficial networks with other local providers and organisations.
As a strategic leader, you will have experience of leading and delivering on projects and business as usual activity, including experience of delivering contract funded services.
Experience of working in a dementia related role is beneficial, but not essential. The right leadership skills and attributes are key.
You have a fabulous team of dementia experts, your role is to lead them effectively to deliver to their best and thrive as a team.

Person Specification

Demonstrate optimism, be engaging, and be a pragmatic individual.
Excellent interpersonal skills, being approachable and friendly.
An empathetic and non-judgemental approach with a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Be able to work collaboratively with other team members if/when required.
Demonstrate passion and eagerness to help make a difference to help support those affected by dementia.
Excellent IT skills and ability to use Microsoft packages confidently.

You may have experience of the following: Area Manager, Team Leader, Regional Manager, Cluster Manager, FMCG, Regional Sales Manager, Area Sales Manager, etc.

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