Universal Advocacy Manager

Closing date 31 January 2019
Organisation Advonet
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37.5
Salary £27,775 per annum
Telephone 0113 244 0606
Email jobs@advonet.org.uk
Website advonet.org.uk/join-us/jobs/
Description
Job Title:      Universal Advocacy Manager
Salary:           £27,775 per annum
Hours:           37.5 hours per week  

Closing date:
Thursday 31st January 2019 at 12 noon
Interviews to be held on: Friday 8th February 2019  

Advonet is a growing organisation working with people, who are vulnerable or marginalised, to raise their voices and have their rights respected.  


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dedicated person, who is motivated and passionate about upholding the rights of people, to work as a Universal Manager and join our existing team of managers, delivering high quality advocacy services across Leeds.  

You will be one of four Specialist Advocacy Managers, one for each of 4 key service areas: Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), Care Act Advocacy (CAA), Health Complaints Advocacy and ‘Community’ Advocacy. You will primarily manage delivery of the Community Advocacy Service however it is expected that while you will be an expert in your designated specialist area you will be committed to developing an excellent knowledge of the other advocacy service areas. You will be able to support advocates to work across advocacy disciplines.  

Excellent interpersonal skills including communication and time management skills are key requirements to make this job a success, as well as a commitment to supporting the rights of vulnerable people.

You will have significant service delivery and line management experience, preferably in the area of Advocacy or similar rights based organisations.    

To apply for this role please complete Advonet Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, which can be found on our website along with additional information (CVs will not be accepted).  

If you would like more information or an informal chat about the post please call on 0113 2440606 and ask to speak to Lee Greenfield, Advocacy Director.
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