Independent Advocate job in Newcastle upon Tyne

Independent Advocate

  • Employer - Connected Voice
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Charity
  • Location: - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £23809 - £27269 Per Annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Various
  • Closing date - Friday, 31 December 2021 12:00

Job Description

Contract Type Permanent, & Sessional contracts available (all permanent posts are subject to project funding)

Based Newcastle city centre/Home working during pandemic

Connected Voice is a charity and the principal voluntary and community sector infrastructure organisation for Newcastle and Gateshead.  Our mission is to support the development of voluntary and community action that is effective, sustainable and brings about positive social change.  Connected Voice Advocacy (formerly Advocacy Centre North) is a service delivered by the charity and provides a free, independent, high quality and ethical advocacy service.

We are seeking to recruit an Independent Advocate to join our highly motivated and experienced team. We provide high quality, independent advocacy to support adults with a range of health and social care needs to enable them to take action to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Independent Advocates can support both community and statutory advocacy services, providing a range of advocacy services in relation to health and social needs under the Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Care Acts and/or advocate for adults in the community in vulnerable circumstances.

Contact information

To find out more about this post download a recruitment pack from: www.connectedvoice.org.uk/jobs

How to apply

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