Job Vacancy – Alzheimers Scotland

Job Vacancy – Alzheimer Scotland

Location Thurso

Salary £27,055 – £29,951 per year pro rata

Package 25 days annual leave plus 11 public holidays pro-rata, NEST Pension Scheme, Extensive Training Plan

Contractual hours 28

This is a very flexible role aimed at meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers in a given geographical area. The focus and location of the Dementia Advisors activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of the people we support, although they will have a fixed office base.

Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia.

They will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

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 – tbc

Closing date – 08 April 2022

Recruiting Manager: Sarah Fraser

Location: Dementia Resource Centre, Athole Court, Dingwall, IV15 9SH

Tele: 01349 808650

Email: sfraser@alzscot.org

NHS Highland’s Adult Mental Health and Learning Disability Services

NHS Highland’s Adult Mental Health and Learning Disability Services are
working together with a wide range of people to create a strategy that
will shape the future of the services and supports that are provided in
the next few years.

  We would like to invite you to join a workshop on 19th April 10am
-12noon for Third and Independent Sectors, Community Organisations and
Groups to help us shape our engagement process for the strategy.  We are
keen to work together and learn from you how we can best design our
engagement process to ensure it is meaningful for the people who take
part.

  Please see the poster for further information and registration for the
workshop.

  We hope you can join us!

It’s been one year since the HOPE app launch

The Highland Overdose Prevention & Engagement (HOPE) app is a source of information for people who use drugs and alcohol, and their families and friends.

HOPE can help prevent overdose and encourages engagement with services that can help.

1 thing everyone can do to help prevent drug-related harm & drug-related deaths is download the HOPE app:

Android https://bit.ly/3tawMkA

Apple https://apple.co/39XfjEi

Tell friends, family, colleagues

#harmreduction #stopthedeaths #hope

This Download is available from wherever you usually get your apps from.

New! Highland Overdose Prevention and Engagement (HOPE) App Launched | Highland Alcohol & Drugs Partnership – HADP (highland-adp.org.uk)

Funding Information Event April 26th

Tuesday 26th April, two sessions, 10am-noon or 1.30pm-3.30pm

Pulteney Centre, Wick, There will be presentations from

Tesco Community Grants

Beatrice Community Offshore Wind Farm Community Fund,

Foundation Scotland talking about local wind farm Funds, Camster, Stroupster and other small funds

Update on soon to be launched Caithness Community Fund (funded by ScottishPower Renewables Halsary Windfarm)

Your Police, You Decide Fund

North Highlands and Islands Climate hub development funding

There will be time to ask the funders questions

THIS EVENT IS SUITABLE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS OR ANY OTHER GROUPS IN THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR. TO BOOK A PLACE CONTACT YVONNE HENDRY, Yvonne@cvg.org.uk,