Job: Independent Advocate

Expiry date

Job details

  • £27,334
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in Royal Borough of Greenwich

We are seeking an Independent Advocate to provide Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and Care Act Advocacy support to eligible adults living in the borough of Greenwich. You will be the holder of the IMHA (unit 306) and may also hold the Care Act (unit 313) of the Independent Advocacy Qualication. In addition, you may hold the certificate or diploma of the Independent Advocacy Qualification, or be working towards it.

Having worked in a mental health organisation, or related field, you will have significant experience of providing Independent Advocacy Support, undertaking casework and managing a caseload. In addition, you will be required to work on your own initiative independently off site weekly.

You will have good written communication skills and an ability to present information clearly to a wide range of audiences. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to use Microsoft Office applications and online databases.

Staff benefits include:

  • a matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday (rising with service)
  • quality supervision and training opportunities.

Closing date:

9:00 am on Friday 19th July 2019

Likely interview date:

week beginning 29th July 2019