Independent Advocate post

Salary: £24945 - £28604 per year


Application deadline: 5pm Wed  25/11/2020

Interviews: Thu 3rd Dec 2020

Expected start date: 04/01/2021

6% pension contribution on top of annual salary

25 days paid annual leave per year (not including bank holidays)

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in providing essential advocacy services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to provide one to one independent advocacy support for adults with a learning disability and/or Autism spectrum conditions.

Our advocacy services provide support for people to make their own decisions on a wide range of issues,

Issues with appropriate care or support services

concerns regarding money or welfare benefits,

safeguarding issues

· engage effectively with people who have communication issues.

· provide accessible information for people using the service, according to their individual requirements.

· respect a person’s right to make their own decisions.

· demonstrate self-motivation and the use of your own initiative.

If you like a rewarding challenge and want to use your skills and experience to make a real positive difference in people’s lives, then please apply today!

Advocacy Matters Wales is a charity based in South Wales that has provided advocacy services since 1989.

We were the first organisation in Wales to attain the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) and continue to hold this prestigious award from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi).

Registered Charity No. 1055211

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