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P/T Dementia Training Officer

Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working (with some travel required)
17.5 hours per week
Fixed term post through to 31/08/2022
Salary £27,500 - £29,000 pa pro rata depending on experience

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.

Our Dementia Training team are looking for Dementia Training Officer to lead on the development of rights-based training for carers of people living with dementia, and to share responsibility for delivery of all strands of the dementia training programme.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work but there will be some requirement for you to travel throughout Scotland.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

Full details of the role are available below, alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400.

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Please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below and return by email to recruitment@agescotland.org.uk 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 Monday 28 September 2020.

Interviews will take place via Zoom (video conferencing software) on Thursday 8 October 2020.

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If you have any questions above the above opportunity please get in touch by contacting our HR team.

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