PART TIME Patient Support & Advocacy Officer, – POST REF: London AO
Job type: 25 hours a week
Area: London (to cover North London, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Berkshire)
Salary: Circa £17k per annum based on 25 hours per week (plus expenses)
Closing date: 22 March 2019
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for Kidney Care UK as Patient Support & Advocacy Officer for North London and surrounding counties. It would therefore be best suited to someone preferably resident in that area.
Kidney Care UK is the leading national charity working to improve quality of life for kidney patients through advocacy, direct grants, educating and informing patients, counselling and funding patient-centred research, healthcare professionals and projects. The charity was established over 40 years ago to address the many issues associated with kidney disease and kidney failure.
We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, sensitive and ambitious individual who has excellent communication skills and the ability to work with patients, carers, health professionals and relevant health and community stakeholder groups.
The successful applicant will join our team of experienced Advocacy Officers, working in tandem with our existing officers in London and South East. Full training will be provided. The position will be home-based; travel within the region will be required. This opportunity may suit someone with kidney disease, a carer or family member, health professional or someone who has worked closely with people with long-term conditions.
A full job description and person specification are available by request via email at email@example.com , by phone 01420 541424 or from our Headquarters at Kidney Care UK, 3 The Windmills, St Mary’s Close, Turk Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1EF.
The position is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.
How to apply
Applications by CV and covering letter should be addressed to Nicholas Palmer, Head of Kidney Care UK Patient Support Services, at the address above and clearly marked “Advocacy Application” with the post reference (“London AO”) on the application.