[Job] Alzheimer’s Society, Information Officer, ??28.1 , clos 17 Dec 2010 #scicomm jobs #healthcomm

I can think of at least two other jobs from Alzheimer’s Society listed on this Posterous (which you can search for) to give you an idea of the sorts of jobs they offer. This one looks very interesting –

From the attached job description:

“To research, review and evidence the medical, health and social care information
published by Alzheimer???s Society, and to compile knowledge briefings for staff and
volunteers.

To provide information, guidance and training for staff and volunteers on medical,
health and social care provision for people affected by dementia.

To maintain a watching brief on developments in relevant legislation, policy and
guidelines and ensure the Society updates its information in a timely way.”

Looks very scicomm / healthcomm to me.

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Alzheimer’s Society
Information Officer (Health & Social Care)

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/recruit_details.php?id=1770/

Location: Tower Hill, London
Closing Date: 17 Dec 2010
Salary: ??28,170 per annum
Hours: 35 per week

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support services and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. We are committed to providing high quality information and advice, to enhance people’s understanding of dementia and help them make informed choices about care.

We are looking for an experienced Information Officer to maintain and develop the Society’s knowledge of health and social care guidelines, policy and practice.

Ensuring the information we provide is well written, accurate and up-to-date is a key responsibility of the role. You will also be a specialist knowledge resource for the Society, providing guidance and training for staff on health and social care provision for people affected by dementia.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right combination of written and verbal communication skills, who enjoys working with words as well as people. You will need to be well-organised and self motivated, with the ability to research and interpret complex information for a variety of audiences. You also have real commitment and enthusiasm for producing high quality information, and the ability to work well in teams and independently.

If you have the relevant experience and a broad understanding of the issues affecting people with dementia and their families, please apply.

Interview Date: Wednesday 5 January 2011

Please download an Application Form and Information Pack below

No CVs or agencies please

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