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Independent Advocate

18.75 hours a week (2 posts available)
£21,600 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date: 10th December 2019
Interview date: 18th December 2019
(If you cannot make this date and are interested in applying please contact us)

Details about the job:

York Mind has been delivering an advocacy service in York since 1997, and has built on this success with delivery of York Advocacy Hub from April 2017. York Advocacy Hub offers a single point of access for six specialist advocacy services;

  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
  • Care Act Advocacy (CAA)
  • Generic Advocacy
  • NHS Complaints Advocacy
  • Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR)

We are looking for a motivated and resilient person to join our friendly team, to provide a range of advocacy services (IMHA, IMCA, RPR , CAA and NHS advocacy) to clients in York, and the surrounding area. Your role will be to flexibly manage a diverse caseload across different advocacy streams depending on the referrals we receive.

You will be focussed, able to work with a wide range of different people, as well as an excellent communicator. You will also have a passion for upholding the the rights of vulnerable people. Preferably you’ll also have some advocacy experience.

For an application pack visit or if you need support to download an application please ring on 01904 414357.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Trisha Curran, Project Coordinator.  Your completed application form should be returned to: or posted to York Advocacy Hub, 30 Clarence Street, York YO31 7DE.

Closing date:  9am on Tuesday 10th December

Interview date: Wednesday 18th December

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