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The Advocacy Project
Home-based
£30,000 per year
This role involves supporting managers and advocates to develop a consistent approach to advocacy across the organisation.
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The Good Food Institute Europe
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Home-based
£30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About The Advocacy Project

We help the most marginalised and vulnerable people in London make effective choices about what happens in their lives. We also support them to speak up and help improve important services we all need. We want to make sure people across all age and care groups – including learning disability and mental health – can:

 voice their concerns

 understand their rights

 make effective choices about what happens in their lives

We do this through advocacy services which support people individually, and user involvement projects that help organisations improve the services they offer.

About the role

We’re looking for a manager who has excellent advocacy knowledge, skills and experience. This role involves supporting managers and advocates to develop a consistent approach to advocacy across the organisation.

This person will support managers with how to continually review and reflect on evidence about their service, identify areas to celebrate and areas to develop.

The post-holder will have extensive advocacy experience and expertise particularly around non-instructed advocacy within IMCA, Care Act and IMHA.

Some examples of what’s expected of the post-holder might include:

 running a best practice forum once a month to support managers to manage and escalate safeguarding concerns

 running a coaching programme around non-instructed advocacy across all advocacy types.

The post-holder will provide expert advice and coaching of complex cases to service managers and senior advocates including IMCA, Care Act Advocacy, RPR and IMHA. They will support people to reflect and develop their practice one-to-one and in groups. The role includes facilitating workshops, providing casework support to managers and embedding policies and practice across the organisation.

Advocacy practice

The post-holder will be an advanced practitioner who has excellent advocacy skills, knowledge and experience to deal with complex cases across advocacy types.

Job description

Support advocates and managers to develop best practice.

- Facilitate best practice forums and provide clear and concise guidance on how to progress complex advocacy situations. Examples include when to take a case to the Court of Protection, when to escalate a safeguarding concern, how to understand non-instructed advocacy within non-IMCA services.

Person specification

At least 3 years delivering IMCA, CAA or IMHA themselves including non-instructed within each of these.

- Hold the Independent Advocacy Diploma preferably in IMCA and Care Act.

- Experience of working with people who have health and social care needs.

- Passionate about supporting people to have their voices heard, feel in control of decisions about their lives and have their rights upheld.

- IT skills including database experience or prepared to learn this within 3 months.

Safeguarding practice

The post-holder’s work will enable us be vigilant to situations where someone has been or might be at risk of abuse and/or neglect.

Job description

Identify and respond to concerns about abuse and/or neglect.

- Deliver training and coaching around safeguarding.

- Support managers to make sure safeguarding practice is person-centred, focusing on supporting the person to be safe in a way they want.

- Support managers when and how to escalate safeguarding concerns internally and within the local authority if concerns remain.

Person specification

A track record in supporting people to understand and embed robust safeguarding policies that support a person in the most person-centred way possible.

- Experience of building excellent working relationships and open communication with local safeguarding professionals, focused on supporting the person to be safe in a way they want.

- An excellent understanding of national legislation and policy relating to adult safeguarding.

- Understanding key legislation and national policy to guide our safeguarding practice.

- Excellent presentation skills

Quality management

The post-holder will help us review what we do, celebrate our advocates’ outstanding work, and use information from different sources to improve how we meet people’s needs.

Job description

Work with team members to gather and analyse information.

- Actively celebrate the impact of the work we do and identify areas to develop.

- Plan, implement and review actions to remedy areas of development.

Person specification

Experience of gathering and analysing information to identify strengths and areas of service development.

- Experience of planning, implementing and reviewing action to remedy areas of development.

- An excellent knowledge of advocacy standards.

- Extensive skills to manage change which inspires staff to work together to develop their practice.

Values and attributes

All team members – regardless of their role within The Advocacy Project – need to be able to show values and attributes which help us in our mission to give an outstanding service to the people we support and be an excellent place to work.

Be part of a team to make the organisation a great place to work.

- Participate in personal and organisational development, including team meetings and training.

- Continually look for evidence of strengths and areas of development. Be open to requesting and taking feedback from your team and other stakeholders to support your development. Ask for support if you don’t know the answer or need help in a particular area.

- Contribute to organisational reporting and communications.

- Keep to our policies, including health & safety, and risk regulations.

- Work to our mission, vision, and values.

- Carry out other projects and tasks as needed.

Benefits of working for us

We’re committed to providing an empowering, flexible and supportive working environment for all our staff.

Our employee benefits include 30 days annual leave (including up to 3 days between Christmas and New Year), participation in a pension scheme with 6% employer contribution, access to a free confidential counselling service, and an interest-free travel/bike loan.

All our staff are supported to learn and develop in a variety of ways, including a monthly lecture series where we invite sector experts to talk to our staff on topical issues.

We are a Disability Confident and Mindful Employer.

How to apply

Send your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you think you’re the person we’re looking for and how your experience meets the person specification.

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The Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project helps the most marginalised and vulnerable people living in London make ef... Read more

Posted on: 14 October 2019
Closing date: 30 October 2019
Tags: Advocacy
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