Community Advocate

Mind in Brighton and Hove
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove, West and East Sussex. Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain the services they need.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time (28 hours per week) Community Advocate for the Brighton and Hove area. This is a fixed-term position until 30th June 2023.

Advocates are responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy within the community. This post requires an understanding of advocacy, experience of managing a client caseload, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals whilst retaining independence.

In return, we offer a range of benefits, including 29 days' leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, a 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

Full job details and application forms can be found on our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 11th July 2022
Interview date: Friday 15th July 2022

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance.

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

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