Vacancies

Senior Advocate - Team Management

Salary: £25,951 p.a.

Full Time: 37 Hours per Week

Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

We are looking for a motivational IMHA or IMCA advocate to lead our skilled team of advocates in providing a high quality statutory and general advocacy service. You will also be encouraged to identify opportunities to develop and extend our Advocacy Services.

Key responsibilities include:

·       Line management of the Advocacy Team to include appraisal and supervision, pastoral support, personal development and assignment and monitoring of caseload.

·       Working closely with the Senior Advocate Complex Cases and Contract Management service users and external partners  in the day to day  delivery of the service.

·       Setting clear objectives, tasks and performance targets for the Advocacy Team.

·       Ensuring all advocates are aware of their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding.

 

With a demonstrable understanding of the Care Act and Mental Health legislation, as it applies to the delivery of advocacy services, you will have:

·       a recognised qualification in advocacy e.g. City and Guilds /Diploma

·       experience working as an IMHA or IMCA advocate

·       team management or supervisory experience

·       experience of case management systems

·       excellent communication and report writing skills

 

Please note this role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring check


Interested?

To obtain full role descriptions and person specifications please request an information pack by emailing us at recruitment@independentadvocacy.org  or telephone  Vicki Carwardine on: 02476 697443

 

To apply:

For the Post of Senior Advocate –Team Management please send your completed application form, which you will find in the information pack, to us.

All applications should be emailed to:recruitment@independentadvocacy.org

Please note that the closing date for this post is: Monday 26th June 2017

Interviews for the post of Senior Advocate 14th July.