03/07/2018

Vacancies at Swindon Advocacy Movement

The following vacancies are from Swindon Advocacy Movement.


General Administration Assistant

Fixed 6 month contract

Up to 15 hours per week. £8.50 per hour.

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 General Administration Assistant to provide support for our advocacy teams on a day to day basis. The work will include answering the telephone, taking minutes, preparing information packs, data entry, booking meeting rooms, filing and typing.

Do you have experience of working in a busy office, ideally for a charity? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Are you detailed focused with a high level of data entry accuracy? If you are interested in this varied and flexible part time role then email us at info@swindonadvocacy.org.uk for our application pack. If you have any questions please ring 01792 542575 and ask for our CEO, Dawn Dixon. Closing date for applications midday 30th July with interviews being held on Tuesday 7th 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.


Independent Advocate – Short Term Independent Advocacy

Fixed Term 1 year contract

£21,734 – £23,188 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 Independent Advocate for our Short Term Independent Advocacy service working with people with learning disabilities, high functioning Autism, Aspergers or mental health conditions. This service enables vulnerable people to make informed decisions to maintain their independence and secure the rights and services they are entitled to. We prioritise those in crisis whose wellbeing or independence is threatened or people facing significant change in their lives.

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 to join our committed and friendly team!

We are looking for a 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 unit 301. This is a fixed term one year contract.

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 email us at info@swindonadvocacy.org.uk for our application pack. If you have any questions please ring 01792 542575 and ask for our Advocacy Manager, Rachel Hill.

Closing date for applications is midday 30th July for interviews being held Tuesday 7th 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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