Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (Social Change) - Project Support Apprentice

Queen Mary University of London
EC3N 2AE, London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
15 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Alzheimer's Society 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
24 months+

You will be part of a range of high-performing teams, working with and supporting colleagues across a range of departments at Alzheimer’s Society (Finance, Fundraising, Marketing and Communication, Policy Campaigns and Partnerships, People and Organisational Development) in the achievement of our strategic aims.

You will provide support on work-based projects, co-ordinate logistics and lead on discrete pieces of work. You will also undertake routine business process tasks and administrative activities to develop your overall skills and build an understanding of how business processes work in practice.

Key responsibilities of the role are outlined in the job description which may include the following tasks:

  • Working on supervised work-based projects
  • Supporting teams with general administrative, coordination and business process activities
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of our business processes and procedures
  • Supporting learning, evaluation, knowledge management, capacity building initiatives of the organisation
  • Assisting with the preparation of communication materials (internal and external)
  • Supporting with fundraising projects, events and day to day activities

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

We welcome people from all backgrounds without experience in working for a charity or not for profit sector, but you must have a keen interest in making a difference and contributing to creating a world without dementia.

Critically, you’ll be happy to apply your learning in ways that achieve the best possible results. 

You’ll have the ability to think fast, learn quickly and you won’t be afraid of trying something new. 

Our job description sets out all the skills we are looking for – but don’t worry if you don’t have all of them, we are keen to develop your potential

As part of our recruitment process we’ll thoroughly assess your potential for working within Alzheimer’s Society’s values, ensuring you have the aptitude that will be instrumental in translating into practice what you learn at the University, whilst working with Alzheimer’s Society

Personal qualities

Creating a world without dementia requires strong leadership; so you’ll see yourself as a leader in the making!  You’ll be keen to learn, innovate and share your views in inspiring ways.  You’ll equally be keen to learn from others and to translate that learning into your work. So if you have a desire to make a difference and would relish the chance to stretch yourself, then this is the opportunity for you.

You’ll have a strong work ethic, be self- motivated, inquisitive and equally committed to undertake routine tasks and project work with equal enthusiasm.

We believe that your individuality and being your best self is critical to our mission. Diversity of background, experience, and perspective are what we are looking for.

So if you are looking to work for an organisation that lives its values, is committed to deliver an ambitious strategy that will positively impact the lives of people affected by dementia – join Alzheimer’s Society.

Future prospects

Our people are at the heart of delivering our vision.  We are committed to learning and development and enabling you to reach your potential.

We are a place for people looking for inspiring, stimulating work and a real spirit of uniting against dementia and living our values.

Committed to creating a world without dementia;

  • We get it
  • We are united
  • We will do it.

In return, you will get:

Inspiration from the change you help make happen.

A sense of belonging; a feeling that you are part of a community.

Stimulation and fulfilment; the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.​

At the end of your apprenticeship we will seek to support you to find a role within Alzheimer’s Society, or will facilitate opportunities outside of the Society to help you to fulfil your career aspirations.

Things to consider

At Alzheimer’s Society, we’ll encourage and empower you to be yourself at your very best, so you can use your talents and shape your own future.

As an individual, you’ll find yourself constantly learning and trying new things, all with the goal of transforming the lives of people affected by dementia.

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