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Independent Advocate

Job title: Independent Advocate

Reporting to: Senior advocate

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £24,156 – £27,000 pa

Location: Inner London

Closing date: Please note we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date if a suitable candidate applies

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About the role

This role will provide independent advocacy for people eligible for advocacy under the Mental Health Act, including those in inpatient units and provide advocacy under the Care Act in the London Boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, you may also be required to work in other London boroughs in which we are commissioned to provide advocacy. You’ll also raise awareness of independent advocacy, including for people from minority ethnic communities. You’ll work as part of a team of independent advocates, reporting to the senior advocate.

 

About The Advocacy Project

We help marginalised and vulnerable people make effective choices about what happens in their lives. We also support them to speak up and help improve important services we all need. We want to make sure people across all age and care groups – including learning disability and mental health – can:

  • voice their concerns
  • understand their rights
  • make effective choices about what happens in their lives

We do this through advocacy services which support people individually, and user involvement projects that help organisations improve the services they offer.

 

How to apply

Upload your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you think you’re the person we’re looking for and how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required.

It’s a legal requirement that you are eligible to work in the UK for all our posts.

Remember to get it to us before the closing date marked above.

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