Summary:

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)

About Us:

 

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.

Job role:

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.

About you:

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.

Additional information:

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.

To Apply:

Application packs can be downloaded from our website www.ascymru.org.uk/about/vacancies

For further information email Farhana Begum fbegum@ascymru.org.uk

Closing Date:  5pm, 26th July 2021

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