Vacancy: Kirklees Advocacy Advocate

NJC Scale 6 (scp 26 – 28), starting at £23,866 pa/pro rata

26.5 hours per week


This role is fixed term for 18 months 

Touchstone’s Kirklees Advocacy Service provides support to people experiencing difficulties with their mental health to speak up for themselves and to use their knowledge and experiences to help others. We are looking for a dedicated individual who is passionate about empowering people, upholding the rights of others and enabling people to have control over their recovery.

Using exceptional people skills you will need to provide one-to-one and group advocacy support to individuals, based upon principles of asset-based community development, peer support and co-production. With an understanding of different models of advocacy and experience of successfully working with people with mental health difficulties, you will need to demonstrate an ability to work using a culturally sensitive approach to ensure that our service is open and accessible to all communities of Kirklees.

CLOSING DATE: 19 December 2019 
INTERVIEWS: 3 January 2019

Please Click Here to Download the Application Pack

Applications should be returned to:

Touchstone House
2-4 Middleton Crescent
LS11 6JU


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.

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