Independent Advocacy Workers play a key role within the Advocacy Service, undertaking a range of advocacy roles which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing people in a variety of settings. Advocacy Workers assist the C.E.O., Operations Manager and Advocacy Coordinator, and other team members in the achievement of the objectives of the Service.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
• To undertake advocacy work as directed by the Operations Manager. Visiting adults in their own homes, hospitals at agreed venues and travelling independently
• To assist in the processing, prioritisation of and response to referrals received by the Service.
• To maintain client and operational records as required and to maintain a high standard in all elements of reporting and communication.
• To undertake individual casework (and on occasions group casework), working alongside service users to promote self-determination and support their rights and to have their voice heard.
• To establish a supportive relationship with individual clients and provide an ‘independent voice’ on their behalf.
• To represent the views and wishes of the individual at a variety of formal and statutory meetings (e.g. Mental Health Tribunals, Adults with Incapacity Case Conferences) or in other contexts
To apply, send completed application form to email@example.com
Closing date is Monday 29th May at 9am
Interviews scheduled to take place on Thursday 8th June