Through our data collection work, we are aware that we currently receive less referrals from ethnic minority groups in comparison to the Leicester population. We are aiming to increase access from underrepresented minority groups.

The role will be to support the service to visit local places of worship/ community centres to help to raise awareness of Memory problems, reduce stigma, signpost people advice and support. To develop a relationship from the Memory Service with neighbourhood communities.

Hours – Flexible – ad hoc 1-2 times per month.

Able to speak additional language/s would be essential.

Neville Centre – Leicester General hospital
Bennion Centre – Glenfield hospital

Although these are the main 2 bases, this role will involve going out into the local communities across Leicester in particular where we have underrepresented communities.

Please see role descriptor for further information Memory Service Inclusion Advocate Volunteer Role