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Advocacy Worker – Transitions – Position Available

Advocacy Worker – Transitions

Salary £23,398 – £24,964 pa pro rata

21 hours per week plus pension contribution

Based at Speak Out’s office in Hove

Brighton and Hove Speak Out is an innovative local charity. We support people with learning disabilities to have a voice and choice and control over their lives through providing a range of advocacy and community services.

We are seeking to appoint a part time Transitions Advocacy Worker the set up and deliver this exciting new project. The role involves supporting young people with learning disabilities who are moving, or planning to move, into more independent accommodation. You will provide 1:1 advocacy an signposting as well as support fortnightly self- advocacy groups.

The successful candidate will need excellent communication and organisational skills, and be able to manage a complex workload. Experience of advocacy and group work is essential. Knowledge of young people’s services and experience of working with vulnerable client groups is an advantage.

Please note we do not accept CVs or other supporting information.

All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS.

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th February 2018

Interview date: Thursday 8th March 2018

 

To Apply

Please download and read the Application Pack below, then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and email the forms to: [email protected]

For any queries please email us at [email protected]  with the job title on your email.

Application Pack

Cover letter

Advocacy Worker Transitions – Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage applications from people with disabilities, experience of mental health issues, people from ethnic minorities and of any religion, belief or sexual orientation.