Community Advocate (Part Time)

Recruiter
Impact Initiatives
Location
Worthing, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1215900442
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Community Advocate (Part Time)

Worthing and Littlehampton area of West Sussex Salary Band 3, NJC Point 22: £21,496 p.a. (pro rata)

18 hours per week

27 days' annual leave plus 3 extra days at Christmas and the usual statutory holidays pro rata per annum

Impact has provided Advocacy Services in West Sussex for over fifteen years. The services have developed over time, changing to meet the current needs of those who use them and the service currently provides a range of community and self-advocacy services to people with disabilities in West Sussex.

Impact Advocacy Services deliver person-centred services with individual needs and preferences at the core. We provide a range of advocacy support, enabling people with disabilities and health needs to access highly effective, independent, quality and confidential advocacy, ensuring people have rights that are respected, voices that are heard and real choice and control over their lives.

We are looking for a Community Advocate to provide one-to-one advocacy in the community to people with learning disabilities, physical and sensory disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and autism.

The successful candidate will:

- Have a clear understanding of advocacy principles

- Be able to support people to express their views, wishes and feelings

- Be able to ensure those most vulnerable have a voice

- Have strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Have experience of working with people with disabilities

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This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

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Additional Keywords: Community Advocate, Support Worker, Social Care Worker, Care Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Support Assistant, Advocacy & Support Worker.

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