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Dementia Training Coordinator

Based in Edinburgh (with frequent travel)
35 hours per week
Fixed term post through to 30/08/2022
Salary £31,855pa

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

Thanks to new funding from the Life Changes Trust and the Robertson Trust we will be increasing the reach of our dementia training, developing new workshops focusing on the inclusion of people affected by dementia in rewarding activities and opportunities and on rights-based training for carers. 

The Dementia Training Coordinator will manage the dementia training team and be responsible for reporting and liaison with project evaluators. 

The post holder will lead on the development and delivery of dementia inclusion training, ensuring that the training is shaped by the experiences of people affected by dementia.

This post is funded until 30/08/2022.

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you will be expected to travel throughout Scotland.

The successful applicant must have experience in training and in working with people affected by dementia.

 Role Description

Ready to Apply?

Please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below and return by email or by post to Recruitment, Age Scotland, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PR.

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 6th September 2019
Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Monday 16th September 2019.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact recruitment@agescotland.org.uk or call 0333 32 32 400.

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