Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Kingswood, South Gloucestershire
Taunton, Somerset
Voluntary
Job description
  • Work alongside clients, in the community or in residential homes or in hospital to enable their individual issues to be represented. 
  • To support clients to articulate their own views wherever possible, or speak on clients’ behalf and represent them where requested or where appropriate.
  • Promote the rights, equality, diversity and needs of our clients by ensuring they are respected and valued as individuals.
  • Ensure that clients have access to information about services that is presented in an appropriate manner for their individual needs.
  • Promote self-advocacy where appropriate as a strategy to build confidence and independence for service users, encouraging them to play a fuller role in the community.
  • In consultation with the line manager, network with other agencies in order to maintain effective communication and joint working for the benefit of Swan Advocacy clients.
  • Using the Swan Advocacy database, ensure accurate collection of data and data recording of all client meetings, travel time, and associated activities.
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Swan Advocacy (Volunteering)

Swan Advocacy work with thousands of the most disadvantaged and marginalised people in our communities, helping them to have their voices heard... Read more

Posted on: 22 October 2019
Closed date: 20 January 2020
Tags: Advocacy