National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities: Advocacy Team Lead - Patient Advocacy Service

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 National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities & Patient Advocacy Service

Advocacy Team Lead: Patient Advocacy Service

The Patient Advocacy Service is seeking to recruit an Advocacy Team Lead for a Full Time Fixed Term Contract (End date 2021). The post will be based in Dublin.

The Patient Advocacy Service is a new service which will provide a free and independent service to support users of public acute hospitals making or intending to make a formal complaint through the Health Service Executive (HSE) investigation process in "Your Service Your Say", and for patient safety incidents. It is anticipated that the service will become operational in October 2019.

The contract for the Patient Advocacy Service was awarded to the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities following a competitive tendering process.


Reports to: Service Manager

Salary: €47,675 to €53,022 (It is anticipated that new entrants to the National Advocacy Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale however, incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form).

Location: Dublin

Hours: The position is full time 35 hours per week and may involve working some unsocial hours.

The position entails travel; therefore access to use of a car is a requirement for the post.

Advocacy Team Leads will be asked to obtain Garda Clearance before they begin work.

A national panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which Advocacy Team Lead posts which arise within the next 12 months will be filled, should vacancies arise in this period.

Application Procedure

The completed application form and a covering letter should be emailed (as an attachment) to pasteamlead@osborne.ie (stating ‘ATL’ in the subject line)

Shortlisting may apply.

Canvassing will disqualify.

Applications and covering letter must be typed. CVs, late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: 2pm on the 23rd August 2019

Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing the 9th September

The National Advocacy Service is an equal opportunities employer

Region: 

Dublin

Expiry date: 

23/08/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

12/08/19
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