Pulmonary fibrosis is a devastating and incurable disease, which affects 70,00 people in the UK. We support people affected by pulmonary fibrosis and invest in research to find a cure.
We are a young, energetic and ambitious charity.
Do you have the skills and passion we need? If so we want to hear from you.
Support Line Adviser
Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.
Are you passionate about ensuring that no-one has to face pulmonary fibrosis alone?Could you help patients and carers find the support they need from diagnosis and throughout the course of the disease process? We are looking for an exceptional candidate to be our Support Line Adviser, so that many more people find the reassurance, information and signposting which helps them to manage the challenges that life with PF brings.
In the UK, 70,000 people live with pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive life-changing condition which limits a person’s breathing, mobility and daily life. There is no known cure and little support for families who can feel very alone and anxious. We are determined to change that, by funding research to find a cure,campaigning for access to treatments, and providing information and peer support,including our network of telephone support volunteers, so that no-one has to face PF alone.
You might be a health professional such as a respiratory nurse, physiotherapist or occupational therapist, have a counselling background or significant experience of responding on a helpline or similar service in the charity sector. If that sounds like you we would love to hear from you.
If you have any questions about the appointment and would find it helpful to have an informal conversation, please contact the National Support Manager, Debra Chand at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange a call.
To make an application please provide the following by email to email@example.com with ‘Support Line Adviser’ in the subject title by Monday 5 July - 10am:
· Your CV (no more than three sides)
· A supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4, minimum font size 11) that sets out why this role is the right move for you and how you meet the knowledge and experience criteria (in part one of the person specification)
· Details of two referees: your last or current employer plus a personal referee who has known you for at least two years. Both will be contacted only after an informal offer has been made. Please include their phone and email as well as a brief description of how they know you.
· We would be grateful if you disclosed your current salary details, but this is at your discretion.
Applications without a supporting statement will not be shortlisted.