Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHAs)

Posted by Mind in Salford

Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHAs)

M25, Manchester Manchester, Greater Manchester

£22,000 - £24,000 pa pro rata, dependent on experience/qualifications

contract,part-time

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Job Description

Mind in Salford is offering an excellent opportunity within its Forensic Advocacy Team.

Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHAs)
Location: Manchester, M25
Contract: Maternity Cover
Hours: Part time, 3 or 4 days a week
Required Experience: Working within Advocacy for 1 Year Minimum
Salary: £24,000pa pro rata (based on 5 days per week) for Qualified IMHAs
or £22,000pa pro rata (based on 5 days per week) for Unqualified Advocates.

We are looking for an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) to provide maternity cover over a period of up to six months, with possible extension. The post is for 3 or 4 days per week.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our IMHA team to support and empower vulnerable adults detained under the Mental Health Act in a Medium-Secure forensic hospital.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of providing Independent Mental Health Advocacy to a high standard;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of professionals and service-users;
  • A working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and associated legislation.
  • We welcome applications from disabled people and encourage those with experience of mental or emotional distress to apply.

Closing Date and time for applications: Friday 5th April 2019 at 12:00pm

PLEASE PRESS THE 'APPLY NOW' BUTTON FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO APPLY.

Please note an Enhanced DBS check is required.

Mind in Salford is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and in the services it provides.

Mind in Salford welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues.

No agencies please. 

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