Job Vacancies

Working for The Patients Association

The Patients Association is a small but busy charity that undertakes a wide variety of work. Our team are passionate about improving health and social care, and between them have a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds working in and with the NHS and other care providers. The Patients Association has a vibrant, friendly and hardworking team of people supporting the helpline, policy and research as well as the projects and campaigning work of the organisation.  A career with the Patients Association is both rewarding and empowering.

Find out more about the current team here.

What is it like to work with us?

“I love working for the Patients Association as I get to ensure that the experiences of people up and down the country are heard by the government and acted on so that our health service is always improving. Working to ensure that the NHS is functioning well for everyone, regardless of their circumstances, is a real honour.”

Greg, Public Affairs Team


“Everyone at the Patients Association is really friendly and welcoming. I enjoy coming to work as people want to do their best for the patients who need our help and this makes it all the more worthwhile.  It is a great feeling when you are able to help someone seek the answers they are looking for.”

Susitha, Helpline Team


  • London (Greater London)
  • Voluntary, unrenumerated
  • The Patients Association

We are an independent health and social care charity who provide help, advice and support to those struggling to understand the systems. We are looking to appoint a new trustee to serve on our board. Your role will involve strengthening the management of the charity’s governance, providing professional advice and supporting the Chief Executive in the general running of the charity.

If you are interested in the position, please contact our CEO via