Dementia UK staff

Job vacancies

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 recruitment@dementiauk.org if you’d like to find out more about working for Dementia UK.


Communications Assistant

Location: Office-based, Aldgate, London

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: c £24,000

It’s a really exciting time for our communications team as we are a rapidly growing charity. As Communications Assistant you will have the opportunity to work within a busy department and gain a great understanding of all aspects of marketing and communications, including PR, brand, merchandising, design and content creation. The Comms Assistant is an integral role, essential to the smooth running of the team, and well known around the entire charity. You will also have the opportunity to work with a number of different teams, gaining insight and experience in working alongside clinical services, community and challenge event fundraising and individual giving.

We offer a supportive environment across the team and charity, with plenty of opportunity for development and training. There is scope here for development and mentoring in any aspects of communications and marketing that appeals to you. This is a busy role within a busy team, requiring and rewarding an ‘all hands to the pump’ attitude. This role is a great opportunity for someone motivated and enthusiastic who wants to join a growing charity and develop their career in communications in the third sector.

For further information, please download the job description here.

To apply, please complete the candidate questions, and send your cover letter (outlining why you feel your skills match the requirements for the role), together with your CV to email recruitment@dementiauk.org

Closing date: Monday 2nd March 2020


HR Business Partner (HRBP)

Location: Office-based, Aldgate, London

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: c£40,000 pa (subject to experience)

Entering into an exciting period of growth and transition, Dementia UK now requires an exceptional HR Business Partner to join their HR Team. Based at our London offices and reporting to the Head of HR, you will play a critical role in facilitating the delivery of our People Strategy. As an innovative, solutions-driven business partner, you will need to demonstrate your ability to hit the ground running, enabling the HR Team to deliver credible and highly professional service to this growing organisation.

This role requires a highly skilled and experienced HR generalist with a proven track record of successfully working in a People setting with a strong delivery focus, together with up to date and in-depth knowledge of employment legislation in the UK. A creative thinker who enjoys developing new and innovative ways of addressing people challenges, you will have excellent attention to detail with an ability to adapt quickly and deal with conflicting priorities from different stakeholders. Confident in your ability to deal with operational and strategic objectives whilst working to tight deadlines during this dynamic period for the Charity. You will have an ability to build strong stakeholder relationships at all levels of the organisation, whilst being able to evolve and adjust your ways of working to suit our diverse workforce.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate evidence of delivering significant and sustainable business benefits through change, together with experience of developing and implementing an effective reward strategy to strengthen the Employee Value Proposition and implement Salary Benchmarking throughout the Charity. An ability to work with the business to embed the values and culture of the Charity, together with previous experience of working with a clinically focussed organisation would be highly advantageous.

In return, we will provide you with the appropriate level of support and development necessary for you to deliver your role successfully.

For further information, please download the job description here.

To apply, please complete the candidate questions, and send your cover letter (outlining why you feel your skills match the requirements for the role), together with your CV; combining both documents into one; and email recruitment@dementiauk.org

Closing date: Thursday 5th March 2020

Interview date: Thursday 12th March and Tuesday 17th March 2020


Head of Marketing & Communications

Reporting to: Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

Location: Office-based, Aldgate, London

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: c.£50,000 – depending on experience

Dementia UK has grown rapidly recently, with income doubling over the last three years, and the charity able to significantly expand its services and the number of people it supports.

The Marketing & Communications team has played a key part in this growth, and will be equally important in future years.

With Dementia UK soon to enter a new five-year strategy, we’re looking for a Head of Marketing and Communications to help deliver the strategy, and shape our future brand, content, creative services, digital and media activity.

It’s a really important role. More and more families are being affected by dementia, and the need for our services has never been greater. The Head of Marketing & Communications will help create and foster a sustained climate of positive, informed awareness of Dementia UK and our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses, in order to deliver effective fundraising, influencing and service delivery.

We’re therefore looking for someone with substantial experience to lead the team of eight, and our activity; and in return we can offer support from across the organisation to help make the role a success.

For more information please download the job description here.

To apply, please complete the candidate questions and send these alongside your CV and cover letter to recruitment@dementiauk.org.

Closing date: , Thursday 27th February 2020

Interview dates: Thursday 12th March and Tuesday 17th March


Professional and Practice Development Project Co-ordinator

Reporting to: Professional and Practice Development Lead

Location: Aldgate, London

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 dependent on experience

This is a key role in the effective running of the Professional and Practice Development (PPD) Team and its activities. It will involve taking the lead in project managing work undertaken by the team as a whole, in maintaining the expertise of Admiral Nurses.

The project coordinator will provide comprehensive and responsive administrative support to the PPD team. It will also involve working closely with supporters and other key stakeholders to support the development of Admiral Nurse practice.

Download the job description here.

To apply, please send a covering letter describing your suitability for the role alongside your CV to recruitment@dementiauk.org 

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 19th February

Interviews: Thursday 27th February


First Line Support Officer (Information services)

Reporting to: Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Aldgate, London

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday shifts with weekend cover work

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary:  £24,480

Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need. Admiral Nurses offer specialist one-to-one support to anyone affected by dementia. We work together with families and other dementia services, using our experience and expertise to foresee and avoid crisis, and upskill others in the care pathway.

Our Information Services team plays an integral part in driving a rapidly expanding Dementia UK forward, from supplying equipment and managing our internal support function to leading on digital strategy. Our vision is to create a ‘Digital DUK’ to transform business processes with technology, harness the power of the organisation’s data to create real insight and use innovation to support our Admiral Nurses in an ever-changing technological landscape.

To ensure we are able to deliver our digital vision; we are fast moving into the world of cloud computing where all technical staff members are required to engage, adapt and meet the demands within the industry to support the smooth transition.

We must keep the critical IT Infrastructure running and ensure that our staff have a positive experience when using technology. The First Line Support Officer will support multiple systems under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Systems Administrator and develop and maintain excellent relationships with users.

Download the job description here.

To apply, please send a covering letter describing your suitability for the role alongside your CV to recruitment@dementiauk.org 

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 2nd March

Interviews: w/c Monday 9th March