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 someone interested in developing their career as an advocate or for an experienced health & social care practitioner interested in moving into a new career in advocacy. Full training and support for the role will be provided.
You will join our inspiring and friendly Essex advocacy service. Your role will be a on a Zero Hours contract working across Essex
Our advocacy services advocacy services across a range of disciplines including, Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Care Act Advocacy (ICAA) and Independent Health Complaints Advocacy (IHCA). We provide a range of statutory (instructed or non-instructed) and occasional non-statutory advocacy support in secure units, hospitals, care settings or in the community:
Who are we?
Rethink Advocacy run a number of advocacy services across England providing advocacy under The Care Act, The Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act. Our advocacy services offer support to a wide range of people, including people with learning, physical and sensory disabilities, as well mental illness. An advocate is usually provided to people who have no one else to help them and who need support with issues related to care and support needs. Many of our advocacy services also offer community, peer and citizen advocacy for people in the area. 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?
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:
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