You’ll enjoy this if:

You have good verbal communication and listening skills, patience and empathy and enjoy interacting with people over the telephone. You are somebody who has an interest and a desire to inform people about opportunities to participate in dementia research. You will enjoy being part of a small, specialised team and want to contribute to the bigger cause of making dementia research truly inclusive.

How your time will make a difference:

By helping people to take part in dementia research you will make a difference to the lives of people affected by dementia today and in the future. You’ll help people to try new treatments or services, to influence and improve care and to have their condition monitored more closely. People who take part in research have told us they experience an increase in self-confidence and feel more in control. They also benefit from opportunities to meet new people, both professionals and other people affected by dementia.

What you need to know:

You need to be willing to learn about dementia, dementia research in general and be able to support people living with dementia to take part in research. We need to ensure that people living with dementia who benefit from our services are safe. For us to do this we interview, check, and train our volunteers in on-going roles. If you have an accessibility need, we’ll make reasonable adjustments to enable you to volunteer.

As this role will be based in Birmingham you will need to live in the conurbation of Birmingham.

For further information please visit: https://alzheimersvolunteers.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/3851