Leicester, Leicester
Stafford, Staffordshire
Derby, Derby
£24,905 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 28 hours per week
Job description

The Huntington’s Disease Association is seeking a Specialist Huntington's Disease Adviser to cover the Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire area. The role is 28 hours per week.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who is dedicated and committed to the welfare of families affected by Huntington’s disease, developing and improving the quality of care that they receive.

The post holder will provide advice, support and guidance to families affected by Huntington's disease in the area. The role is home based (living in Staffordshire, Derbyshire or Leicestershire) but will involve extensive travel within the region and occasional travel across England and Wales.

This post holder will need to have skills gained within a Health and Social Care profession.

The main responsibilities will be to offer help, information, advice, support and education to everyone affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved in supporting them.

The appointee will undergo a DBS check for enhanced disclosure.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and why you want the position along with a completed safer recruitment form to recruitment @ hda. org. uk.

We are committed to equal opportunities in our recruitment process and in order to find out how well we are doing, we collect monitoring data. This will not form part of the selection process in any way and will be used for monitoring purposes only. The completion of this form is voluntary.

Full details of how we securely handle the data you provide to us as part of the recruitment process can be found in our privacy notice for job applicants on our website or in the document attached.


Closing date for applications is Friday 29 October, 5 PM.

Interviews will be via zoom Monday 15 November 2021.

Please contact us if you would like further information about the role. 

Application Instructions

Please email CV, cover letter, safer recruitment form and optional equal opportunities form to apply.

Refreshed on: 14 October 2021
Closed date: 29 October 2021
Job ref: SHDA21SDL
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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