Mind in Brighton and Hove
Worthing, West Sussex
Portslade-by-Sea, Brighton and Hove
Brighton, Brighton and Hove
£24,102 per annum (pro rata £14,461)
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours per week
Job description

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex. Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Community Advocate in West Sussex. You will be based in our Brighton office but will work within the south east coastal area of West Sussex.

Advocates are responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy primarily within community settings across West Sussex. This post requires an understanding of advocacy, experience of managing a client case load, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals, whilst retaining independence.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including full induction, nationally accredited advocacy qualification and 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

All successful applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

Full job details and application pack can be found on our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: 5.00 pm on Monday 15 March 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 23 March 2021 via Microsoft Teams

We are committed to equal opportunities and we value diversity in our workforce and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

Refreshed on: 07 March 2021
Closed date: 15 March 2021
Tags: Advocacy, Practitioner