£20,852 pa/pro rata
3 x roles up to 37.5 hours
You will be required to work flexibly including evenings and weekends
Advocacy Kirklees is a new advocacy service in Kirklees, and brings together the Care Act, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy, Relevant Persons Representative Service, Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy and General Advocacy into one single service delivered by Touchstone and Advonet.
The successful post holder will undertake a variety of advocacy responsibilities supporting individuals to have their voices heard and their rights upheld. You will have strong interpersonal skills and adopt the person centred approach.
You will be expected to be qualified as an advocate or be willing to undertake the training required to achieve this and also work independently and as part of a team to work with vulnerable people, promoting all forms of advocacy.
You will need to have successfully engaged, supported and worked with people with multiple and complex needs, also have knowledge of advocacy and have effective communication skills and experience of working with a diverse range of clients.
CLOSING DATE: 22 November 2018
INTERVIEWS: 6 December 2018
Applications should be returned to:
2-4 Middleton Crescent
Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.
Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.