Paid Advocate Opportunity

Headington, Oxford
10.00 to 10.00 Per Hour
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for more Paid Relevant Persons Representatives. In this important advocacy role, you would be carrying out regular visits to check on the rights of some of the most vulnerable people in society ??? people who do not have the freedom to leave their home or hospital ward as and when they please, and do not understand why. You will be acting as an independent observer to ensure that their voices are heard, their rights are upheld, and ensuring that the staff supporting them in their home act in their Best Interests at all times.

This interesting role involves meeting clients and staff and reporting to the local authority???s supervisory Body to ensure that this process is fully transparent. Each case will take, on average, around 5 hours a month and the salary is ??10 per hour. We also pay mileage. In order to undertake this role you have to be trained as an Independent advocate for the company. The next three day training course will take place in Oxford -Introduction to advocacy ??? 31 Oct, 1,2 Nov 9.30 to 4.00pm each day. The next course will be March 2017.

Although advertised as temporary this home-based post could become on-going.

To be considered for this role, please apply today.