Senior Advocacy Coordinator

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full or Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 5 September, 2022 - 12:00
Based: 
Hybrid
Salary Scale
£31681.00
£32592.00
Per Annum
Employer: 
Connected Voice

Connected Voice is looking to appoint a Senior Advocacy Coordinator for its award winning advocacy service.

When you join our team you can expect flexible and blended working, 29 days holiday per annum plus additional leave between Christmas and New Year (pro rata for part time hours), Scottish Widows pension scheme up to 5% employer and employee contribution, enhanced sickness benefit, life insurance, a Cash Health Plan, Bike to Work scheme and Corporate Metro Pass scheme.

The Connected Voice Advocacy Service supports people in vulnerable circumstances to be aware of their rights and available choices; make informed decisions; have their voice heard; participate fully in decisions; and gain the skills to self-advocate where appropriate.

We provide Community Advocacy services, Health and Care Advocacy, Hate Crime Advocacy, Families in Crisis Advocacy, Refugee and Asylum Seekers advocacy, a full range of statutory advocacy roles (IMHA, IMCA, Care Act and RPR) and individually funded spot contracts.

The Senior Advocacy Coordinator will assist the Advocacy Manager in the running and development of the advocacy service, to ensure compliance in the delivery of contracts and provide direct advocacy (carrying caseload) that may include both community and statutory advocacy and also the line management and supervision of advocacy coordinators.  You will be able to lead within project teams for the day to day management of cases, provide support for complex practice issues including risk management and safeguarding.

You should have experience of advocacy work, managing and coordinating services, supervising staff, setting priorities, communicating and working sensitively with people with mental, physical and learning disabilities. 

To have an informal chat about the role, please contact Jane Kingston, jane.kingston@connectedvoice.org.uk

You can download an application pack from www.connectedvoice.org.uk/jobs

(Please note that CVs will not be accepted)

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 12 noon on Monday 5 September 2022

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14 September 2022

Connected Voice is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered charity:               1125877

Company registration:         6681475