Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£21,645 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Full-time, fixed term until 30th October 2020 (Extension subject to funding)

Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham

We have an exciting opportunity for an empathetic, caring individual to provide a Patients’ Representative Service to older patients, based at Queen’s Medical Centre.

In this position, you will represent, advocate and support patients, and their carers where appropriate, providing a holistic approach to facilitate self-expression, and promote independence and choice, enabling people to make informed decisions around a wide variety of issues during their hospital stay and discharge.

To succeed, you should have experience of working with older people, preferably in a hospital setting, working with a wide range of professionals. Experience in advocacy would be advantageous, along with a good understanding of the needs and concerns of older people. You will need strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with excellent organisational skills, and the ability to accurately maintain appropriate computerised and paper systems. The ability to be able to work independently is a must.

As an employee of Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire you will be eligible for our attractive package which includes 24 days annual leave (Pro Rata), public holidays, flexible working and a 4% employer contribution pension (in line with auto-enrolment rules).

For further details and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: Midday on Monday, 18th November 2019.

Interview date: Monday, 25th and Tuesday, 26th November 2019.

Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire promotes equality and diversity.

Registered Charity Number: 1067881


Refreshed on: 07 November 2019
Closed date: 18 November 2019
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development