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Job Title: Dementia Project Leader

Hours:  30 hours per week

Salary:  £22,500 pro-rata

Closing date: 25 August 2017


This is an opportunity for an energetic, self motivated person to join our management team within a forward thinking charitable organisation at a time of positive change and opportunity.


The role is to lead our new Dementia Project, to reduce stigma and raise awareness to enable people living with a diagnosis or presumed diagnosis of dementia to live well within our community. To enable them to have access to appropriate supports and receive services which would develop and grow, remaining sustainable into the future. Based on Benbecula you will be inclusive of and work in partnership with statutory services, voluntary organisations, communities and people with dementia, their carers and their families.


This work is supported with funding from Stòras Uibhist, The Robertson Trust, and Life Changes Trust.  The Life Changes Trust is funded by the Big Lottery.


The successful candidate will have recent management experience and have a clear up to date understanding of the issues affecting people living with dementia. In addition you will be able to demonstrate experience of supporting and developing staff members and volunteers. You will have a proven track record of managing and developing community services. You will be computer literate and have access to a car.


If you have the skills and experience to make a significant contribution in this position please contact Libby Learmond on 01870 608902 for further information and application pack.