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Application Deadline
05 February 2024

Interview Date
13 February 2024

Contract type
Fixed term contract until end of March 2025

Hours
21 hours per week

Salary
£25,818 per year, pro rata (actual salary £15,490)

Where
Brighton/West Sussex

Mind in Brighton and Hove – community advocate

We're seeking to appoint a part-time community advocate for the West Sussex area, supporting clients in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex.

Advocates are responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy within the community. 

What you'll do

In this role you'll: 

  • Meet with individuals to determine their needs for support and representation, working creatively and flexibly to deliver positive outcomes
  • Offer general information to individuals on mental health issues, including their rights
  • Advocate for individuals at key decision-making meetings about their care and treatment
  • Liaise with a range of statutory and voluntary sector services to represent and progress individuals’ issues
  • Manage an advocacy caseload

About you

We're looking for someone with: 

  • Experience of working in or with mental health services
  • Experience of working directly with service users
  • Experience of maintaining a caseload

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Mind in Brighton and Hove website.

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