Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.
The primary activity of the Network is to review research applications. Volunteers receive a batch of 4-6 applications roughly 4 times a year. However the minimum that Research Network volunteers are expected to do is to review one batch of research applications each year. there is a period of 1-2 months in which to return your scores and comments
There are many other ways to be involved in research via the Research Network depending on your interests and availability. The role is flexible, you can do as much or as little as you would like.
The role can be undertaken from home. The role can be taken on jointly by two people. An academic or research background is not necessary
This role may suit you if you:
have personal experience with dementia and are interested in being involved in dementia research
are living with dementia or have experience of caring for someone with dementia (family carers/non professionals) can join the Network.
The impact you'll make
Alzheimer's Society spends £10 million annually on research into the care, cure and cause of dementia. A major component of Alzheimer's Society's research programme is the involvement of people affected by dementia via the Research Network.
The Research Network consists of over 200 people living with dementia, carers and former carers based throughout the UK. Research Network volunteers are involved in every step of our research programme as 'experts by experience' to ensure high quality, relevant research.
The Research Network gives people with experience of dementia the opportunity to directly influence dementia research projects. As a Research Network volunteer you will help to ensure that the Society invests in research that makes a difference to people affected by dementia.
Information about the application process
Step 1: Pre-application: Input your details including name and email address to register your interest. Alzheimer's Society will use this information to send your future Volunteer opportunity alerts if you opt to receive them, and to keep contact with you about your application. By submitting this information you are indicating that you agree to this.
Step 2: Opportunity Alerts: Optional sign up for information on future vacancies at the Society
If you have any questions or need more information about this role, please contact Louise Cruickshank, Volunteering Officer -Sussex at email@example.com or telephone 01403 213015
How to apply
Register your details and you will be contacted by someone from Alzheimer's Society.