04/07/2017

IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocate) at Swindon Advocacy Movement

The following is a vacancy from Swindon Advocacy Movement.

IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocate) Fixed Term 1 year contract

£21,734 – £23,945 pro rata depending on qualifications and experience. 21 Hours per week.

Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) has a well established reputation of providing a range of advocacy services for people with care and support needs in Swindon. We are passionate about speaking out for the most vulnerable in our society and have created a flexible and responsive advocacy service enabling people to access their rights within health and social care services.

We are now looking for a part time IMCA to join our committed and friendly team. Do you have experience in Advocacy, Information and Advice or a similar role, ideally in a health, social care, children and family services or experience of working with vulnerable adults? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a qualified IMCA, qualified Independent Advocate or someone who is interested in developing a career in advocacy and standing up for the rights of others. We offer a complete package of support, supervision and training including City & Guilds level 3 Independent Advocacy qualifications. This is a fixed term one year contract, however, we envisage it will become permanent subject to service need and availability of funding.

We need a non-judgemental, compassionate, person with excellent communication skills who enjoys working with others to make positive change happen.

If you would like more information please ring 01793 542575 and ask for Dawn or email us at info@swindonadvocacy.org.uk for our application pack.

Closing date for applications is midday (12.00) Thursday 27th July for interviews being held Wednesday 2nd August.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Swindon Advocacy Movement expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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