Job: Independent Advocate

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Job details

  • £26,798
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in Royal Borough of Greenwich

We are seeking an Independent Advocate to join our Greenwich Advocacy Service to provide Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and Care Act Advocacy support to eligible adults living in the borough of Greenwich.

You will hold the National Advocacy Qualification, or be willing to work towards it.

Having worked in a mental health organisation, or related field, you will have 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, on a weekly basis.

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:

  • matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service)
  • quality supervision and training opportunities

Closing date:

9am on Monday 26 November 2018

Likely interview date:

Thursday 6 December 2018

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check