Universal Advocate

Closing date 28 January 2019
Organisation Advonet
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
Salary £20,200 per annum, pro rata for part time working (pay review pending)
Telephone 0113 244 0606
Email jobs@advonet.org.uk
Website advonet.org.uk/join-us/jobs/

Job Title:Universal Advocate

Salary:  £20,200 per annum, pro rata for part time working (pay review pending)

Hours:  30 hours per week  

Closing date: Monday 28th January 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 7th 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 someone who is motivated and passionate about upholding the rights of people, to work as a Universal Advocate and join our existing team of advocates already providing this service across Leeds.  

You will work as an advocate based initially in the Community Advocacy team however, will over time and with training, work flexibly across a range of specialist advocacy areas including Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Care Act Advocacy (CAA), Health Complaints Advocacy and Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA).  

Excellent 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 need to be working or have worked in a similar role and be willing to work towards achieving the Independent Advocacy Qualification (IAQ).  

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 Irene Crawshaw, Advocacy Manager

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