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Patient Support & Advocacy Officer, Gloucester

Gloucestershire (Hybrid)
£28000 pro rata (£14,000 pa for 17.5 hours per week)
Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
Contract (23 months with possible extension subject to funding income)
Job description


We have a very exciting opportunity for anyone who enjoys working on the front-line of patient support across the Gloucester region.

This role will deliver Kidney Care UK’s Patient Support and Advocacy service in the region. This varied role deals with every aspect of a patient’s life that supports better outcomes: welfare benefits, practical, emotional and social support. As well as directly supporting patients, you will raise awareness of the wide range of local and national resources available to kidney patients, and build strong relationships with kidney patients, professionals, and other stakeholder groups in the region.

Based at home (laptop and mobile phone provided), you will be expected to travel independently across the Gloucester area and manage your own caseload with the support of your line manager and other members of our national friendly, committed team.

We’ll provide the training, you’ll bring enthusiasm and your experience of working with chronically ill patients in a social, care or health role.

The role is a two-year contract initially. We can consider applications for a split role or job share, please indicate the hours you are seeking. Applications from those with experience of living with CKD in a personal or professional capacity are particularly welcome.

Please apply through CharityJob with your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are perfect for this role.

Application Instructions

Please apply through CharityJob with a CV and covering letter.

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We are the UK's leading kidney patient support charity

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Posted on: 17 April 2024
Closed date: 30 April 2024 at 12:00
Job ref: PSAO Gloucester
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy, Support Worker

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