Are you passionate about promoting empowerment and self-determination?
Can you uphold equal opportunities, equality and diversity?
Do you have experience with supporting people to access their rights?
Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is looking to recruit a Community Advocate (Cardiff & Vale based)
Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Cardiff and Swansea. We provide Independent Mental Health and Mental Capacity Advocacy Services across most of South Wales, employing 44 employees.
To provide a Community Advocacy service to people in the area who are receiving services from Community Mental Health Teams, Tier 2 services or above, or who qualify for a fast track assessment under Part 3 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.
You will have significant experience working with vulnerable adults and/or children, either within health or social care setting, or indirectly, for example as a carer. You will understand and have experience of working effectively in an intra-agency context with Health and Social Care Professionals.
Previous direct experience in the role would be preferred but training will be provided.
This is a permanent full time role at 37 hours per week.
All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check.
You must be able to drive and have access to a car during the working week.
Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be conducted in English.
Application packs can be downloaded from our website www.ascymru.org.uk/about/vacancies
For further information email Farhana Begum firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 5pm, 26th July 2021
No Agencies Please