£20363 - £21603 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


They are looking for an individual with a strong understanding of dementia as well as an understanding of the principles of advocacy and the rights of people with dementia and their carers.

Advocate Responsibilities:

Their advocates enable people with dementia and those who care for them to have a voice in the decisions made regarding the provision of personal health and social care services to meet their individual needs. The successful candidate will provide advocacy support within the community throughout the Belfast Trust area.

Advocate Requirements:

Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. You will be highly skilled in communicating (orally and in writing) and engaging with internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will have to be a proactive individual with excellent organisational and time management skills so you can manage your caseload of clients effectively.

About Our Client:

They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Advocate
Location: Community Based
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing date: 24 October 2021
Interview date: Planned for 22 October 2021 but subject to change

You may have experience of the following: Advocate, NHS, Vulnerable Adults, IAQ, Charity, Third Sector, Social Worker, IMCA, DOLS, RPR, Legislation, Policy, Support Worker, Healthcare etc.

Ref: 103 264

Posted on: 30 September 2021
Closed date: 24 October 2021
Job ref: 103264
Tags: Social Care/Development