ADVOCACY TEAM LEAD
The Patient Advocacy Service is seeking to recruit an Advocacy Team
Lead for a Full Time Fixed Term Contract (End dated **Apply on the
website**st October **Apply on the website**).
In line with public health advice, the successful candidates will
work from home until October **Apply on the website** and can
therefore be based anywhere in the Republic of Ireland. Occasional
Dublin office visits will be required, which will include two days per
week, for the initial six weeks, to support induction and
The position entails travel throughout the country; therefore, the
ability to provide your own transport requirements is necessary for
The Patient Advocacy Service provides 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 "Your Service Your Say", and for Patient Safety
Incidents. The service became operational in October **Apply on the
website** and will expand over the course of the next **Apply on the
website** months. From June **Apply on the website**, the Patient
Advocacy Service will provide advocacy support to users of HSE
Operated Nursing Homes.
The Patient Advocacy Service is provided by the National Advocacy
Service for People with Disabilities (NAS).
REPORTS TO: Service Manager
SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** to
€**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** (It is
anticipated that new entrants to the National Advocacy Service (NAS)
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).
HOURS: The position is full time **Apply on the website** 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 **Apply on the
website** months will be filled, should vacancies arise in this
Advocacy Team Lead, Patient Advocacy Service
National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities
The completed application form and a covering letter should be emailed
(as an attachment) to **Apply on the website** (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 6TH APRIL,
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
_THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_
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