Community Independent Mental Health Advocate - Swansea

Location
Swansea
Salary
£22127 - £24360 per annum
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Ref
00094397
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This registered charity with offices in Swansea and Cardiff, provides Independent Mental Health and Mental Capacity Advocacy Services across most of South Wales, employing 46 employees.

To provide a Community Advocacy service to people in the area who are receiving services from Community Mental Health Teams, Tier 2 services or above, or who qualify for a fast track assessment under Part 3 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.

You will have significant experience working with vulnerable adults and/or children, either within health or social care setting, or indirectly, for example as a carer. You will understand and have experience of working effectively in an intra-agency context with Health and Social Care Professionals.

Previous direct experience in the role would be preferred but training will be provided.

The salary band for the role is £22,127 to £24,360 based on a 37 hour week.

Good car parking facilities on site. Travel expenses paid as per the expenses policy.

This role is based in Swansea. You must be able to drive and have access to a car during the working week.

All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: - 5pm Friday 26th April 2019.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be conducted in English.