Training will be provided for the role. If you do not currently hold the Independent Advocacy Qualification you may be required to complete this. Personal development support will be provided.
To provide Independent Advocacy, which supports flexible service delivery across the county. A professional, customer-focused attitude is essential.
This post provides statutory advocacy services to the public in relation to the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act, NHS Complaints Regulations 2009 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and their regulations and codes of practice. The post involves providing Independent Care Act Advocacy, General Advocacy, Mental Health Advocate, NHS Complaints Advocacy, Relevant Person Representative and 1.2 Representative roles and could include providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy.
Key tasks and functions of the role
The role includes working with people of all ages including those with learning disabilities, people with mental health needs, people with physical and sensory impairment and older people.
The role involves supporting individuals to speak for themselves, or to provide representation if required. The role will also involve delivery and facilitation of workshops and training sessions for service users around self-advocacy and negotiation skills.
The closing date for both posts is Thursday 30 May (5.00pm).
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Emma Aljoe on: 01434 600599 (select option 3).
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