PA Vacancy

Health Advocate- STBY

Job title: Health Advocate

Location: Remote (Travel to York once per month)

Hours of work: 4 hours per week

Rate of pay: £14.00 – £15.00 per hour


Job purpose:

To work with me to provide information, support and representation in order to assist me in any decision making process affecting my care, treatment, legal status or other aspect of my daily life.


About the employer:

I am a lady in my mid 40’s. I have an interest in health and fitness. Particularly walking, gym, swimming, and cycling. I enjoy cooking and like to prepare fresh and healthy food.

I am looking for a health advocate to support me to navigate systems, follow through complaints and liaise with health professionals.  I need someone who is able to get all the information I need and provide information, support and representation in order to assist me in any decision making process affecting my care, treatment, legal status or other aspect of my life.  It is important to me that the role is approached from an adaptable and flexible viewpoint.  It is important that you can support and empower me through your work.  You will be calm and encouraging with the ability to read situations where I may be feeling overwhelmed. You will be able to break down tasks into small simple instructions.  Most of this role can be done remotely via zoom/telephone/e-mail but will require occasional travel to York.


Please see job description Job Description for more information.

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This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.


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