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Thank you for your interest in joining Dementia UK. We’re a passionate and collaborative organisation with a really positive atmosphere. We’re a diverse team and have a shared interest in the provision of excellent dementia care. Contact if you’d like to find out more about working for Dementia UK.

Business Development Officer (North East/Scotland)

Accountable to:        Strategic Business Development Manager

Salary:                        £40,000 – £45,000

Location:                   Home-based with extensive travel, some trips to Headquarters in London

Hours of work:          37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract:        Full-time, permanent

Dementia UK’s Strategic Policy 2017-2020 aims to  increase the number of Admiral Nurses  by 50% – to at least 300 –  by the end of 2020.  This is a key strategic goal that requires an innovative and dynamic business development team to ensure success. The role of the Business Development Officer will be the engine that drives this growth; seeking out new business opportunities, raising Dementia UK’s profile, and nurturing partnerships in order to increase the number of Admiral Nurses while maintaining quality.

The Business Development Officer will promote Dementia UK’s corporate message in a consistent and professional manner, showcasing the evidence base for Admiral Nursing while demonstrating value for money. The role requires a strong and persuasive individual who can balance flexibility with solid negotiation skills to ensure that new services retain the Admiral Nurse core model, quality, and values, whilst adapting to meet local need. Most importantly, the role will balance the need for driving new business with the values of the charity, ensuring that at all times the message given keeps families living with dementia at the heart of our work.

A key growth role within the charity, this post offers significant opportunities for innovation and initiative. You will work closely with the Business Development Manager to cultivate new business development and foster dynamic growth.  You will also link closely with the Professional & Practice Development and Service Evaluation Teams, as well as Senior Consultant Admiral Nurses, to assist in supporting current Admiral Nurse teams,  when appropriate.

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Please send a covering letter, identifying your suitability for the role and a CV to

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 6th April

Interview: to be held in Newcastle W/C 16th April

Fundraising Volunteer

Location: Dementia UK, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA  (Head Office)

Reporting to: The Community and Events Fundraising Team

Suggested involvement: At least one half day per week – during office hours (Monday to Friday)

Bring your passion and enthusiasm to help us support families facing dementia working within an energetic, fun and committed Fundraising team offering administration support for our fundraising and supporter activities.

In exchange for your help, we will provide ongoing supervision, support and training throughout your role as well as experience of fundraising operations in a busy and dynamic team.

 What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and honesty
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to adhere to Dementia UK Policies

Please send a covering letter, identifying your suitability for the role and a CV to

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Closing date: 16th March 2018