Charity registered in Scotland SC030092
We are looking to recruit a Dementia Befriending Coordinator to develop and deliver a new Pan Ayrshire Dementia befriending service.
AILN is not for profit registered charity who provide information, support and advice around Self-Directed Support (SDS). Our organisation firmly believes that people should be at the forefront of choosing what support they want and how it is provided.
AILN initially grew from a group of disabled people who wanted to see a change in the way that community care services were offered to people. When direct payments were first introduced in 2003 they were keen to promote this as an option for independent living.
AILN have now been providing high quality SDS advice and information to the people of Ayrshire for over 15 years.
Our organisation is overseen by a peer-led Board who all have either personal experience of Self-directed Support (SDS), support services or have worked or volunteered in similar settings.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Responsible to: Development Coordinator
Candidates should be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience in volunteer coordination, partnership working and. You should be highly motivated and able to demonstrate experience of working with individuals living with dementia. Planning and delivering training, understanding the need for confidentiality, ability to work on own initiative and/or as part of a team.