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Independent Advocate

Job title: Independent Advocate

Reporting to: Senior Advocate

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time / part time

Salary: £24,156 – £27,000 pa depending on experience

Location: Inner London

Closing date: We will interview as suitable candidates apply

We welcome applications from people with transferrable skills and qualities, and people with diverse employment histories and personal backgrounds.

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About the role

The post-holder will provide independent advocacy in various settings, including in the community, people’s homes, and hospital settings including mental health wards. You’ll raise awareness of advocacy, including for people from minority ethnic communities. You’ll work as part of a team of independent advocates, reporting to the senior advocate.

We work in the London boroughs of Hackney, Westminster, RBKC, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and in Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire. Please contact us to find out which locations we’re currently recruiting in.

 

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.

We will be interviewing as and when suitable candidates apply.

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