Location: County Durham
Salary: £23,906.01 to £27,282.80 per annum
Closing Date: Thursday 24 June 2021 at 11:59pm
Interview Date: TBC
Would you like to work for a leading Advocacy Provider?
Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?
If yes, join us here at Rethink Advocacy..
We have an exciting opportunity for a Supervising Advocate to join our inspiring and friendly County Durham Advocacy team. Your role will be a permanent position, working full time, 35 hours per week based in the service.
Our County Durham service works in accordance with relevant legislation and statutory guidelines to provide specialist advocacy services as appropriate across a range of disciplines including, IMCA, DOLS, RPR, IMHA, Care Act and Community Advocacy. We provide a range of generic and statutory (instructed or non-instructed) support in secure units, hospitals, care settings or in the community.
Who are we?
We’re Rethink Advocacy which is part of Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”
In everything we do, we seek to demonstrate our values: Passion, Commitment, Openness, Hope, Expertise and Understanding. If these values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you.
What will you be doing?
Do you have what we are looking for?
reviewing SMART objectives, and taking immediate action to address performance or conduct issues.
The safety and wellbeing of our service users and colleagues is our first priority, which is why it is now a condition of employment for anyone joining us that they have either had the recommended Covid-19 vaccine or agree to have it when offered by the NHS. You can find more information on our approach and why we have made this important decision in our attached Covid-19 vaccination information document.
What will you receive?
You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range e-learning courses. You will also receive:
Don’t just change jobs, change lives!
The Recruitment Advisor looking after this role is Rose Adams. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to drop her an email at [email protected] or give her a call on 07775682782.
Just a couple of things!
We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this. Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications, we therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If a shortened closing date has a significant impact on your ability to apply, please let us know.
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