for better mental health

Application Deadline
30 November 2020

Interview Date
15th or 16th December

Contract type
Part time

Hours
21 hours per week

Salary
£24,102 per annum (pro rata £14,461).

Location
Brighton and Hove

Mind in Brighton and Hove - Brighton and Hove Community Advocate

About the role

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove, West and East Sussex. Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Community Advocate for the Brighton and Hove area.

Advocates are responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy within the community. This post requires an understanding of advocacy, experience of managing a client case load, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals, whilst retaining independence.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

How to apply

To apply please find full job details and application forms on our website: http://www.mindcharity.co.uk/get-involved/vacancies/

All successful applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance

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