Join the team!


We are recruiting for a Paid Relevant Person’s Representative/Independent NHS Complaints Advocate to join the Northumberland Independent Advocacy Service.

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £22,909 per annum

Based: Pegswood and working flexibly throughout Northumberland

The post is permanent subject to funding.

Please see the Job Description/Person Specification for further details.

We deliver statutory Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), Care Act Advocacy and NHS Complaints Advocacy under contract to Northumberland County Council. The service also provides RPR (Relevant Person’s Representative) and Court of Protection Rule 1.2 representatives.

Find out more about Northumberland Independent Advocacy Service.

Please see below the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form. Please send completed Application Forms along with the GDPR consent form to:

For an informal discussion about the above post please contact Chris Barker on 07413 271321 or by email:

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 12 November 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Zoom during week commencing 22 November 2021.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

GDPR Consent Form