Job Title: Independent Mental Health Advocate
Accountable to: Head of Operations
Responsible to: Advocacy Services Manager
Reporting to: Independent Mental Health Advocacy Team Leader
Location: Gaddum House, professional and community settings
Hours: 35 hours a week with expectation to provide shared duty cover.
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)
Gaddum Advocacy (formerly: The Manchester Advocacy Hub) provides all statutory advocacy services across Manchester and we are looking for an energetic and passionate advocate to join our team.
The Independent Mental Health Advocate is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Mental Health Act as necessary.
Our Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Gaddum Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.
- To provide independent advocacy support to people who are subject to the Mental Health Act in either hospital or community settings to ensure that they understand their rights under the Act
- To promote social inclusion, equality and social justice through advocacy.
Applications for Flexible/Job Sharing work will be taken into consideration
For informal discussion about the role please contact our Advocacy Services Manager, Lily Huggins..
To apply, please fill out the application form and demographic form below and return to the email address upon it.
Closing date: Noon, Monday 6th July
Interview date: Week starting Monday 13th July
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.