Sessional Advocate

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Northampton
Salary
21000.00 - 25700.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Aug 2018
Closes
05 Sep 2018
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sessional Advocate

VoiceAbility supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts. Providing advocacy and user involvement services across England, VoiceAbility is a growing organisation working with people who are vulnerable or marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected.

Position: Sessional Advocate
Location: Northampton (Commutable from Wellingborough, Bedford, Milton Keynes and surrounding areas)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (Sessional)
Hours: Flexible
Salary: GBP21,000 to GBP25,700 per annum

Closing date: 31st August 2018

About the role:

The Advocate role is concerned with strengthening voices, championing rights and changing lives of people who may be marginalised or vulnerable. Jobholders would normally report to the Service Manager or Managing Advocate and would be responsible for providing a direct service to gain positive outcomes for people along with wider impacts.

About you:

The successful candidate will provide advocacy to those deemed eligible for representation regarding decisions around their support, treatment and care. Supporting individuals through a variety of Health and Social Care processes ensuring that their wishes, feelings, beliefs and needs are taken into account, leading to strong outcomes for the individual.

A full, clean UK driving license and access to own vehicle is desirable.

Desirable skills or experience:

We are looking for a person who has an understating of the principles of advocacy and the issues.
We seek a person who is able to consider and weigh complex information effectively.
The ideal candidate will be able to communicate with partners and professionals to obtain positive outcomes.
The successful applicant will be able to manage their time effectively and use their IT skills to record information, communicate with a variety of people and undertake research.

You may have experience of the following: Advocate, Advocator, Vulnerable Adults, Social Worker, Healthcare, Policy, Legislation, Support Worker, Charity, Third Sector etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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