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Care Act Advocate
Based within the Manchester Advocacy Hub at Gaddum Centre
Part- time post 28 hours a week with potential to increase to 35 hours
Job Title: Care Act Advocate
Accountable to: Head of Services
Responsible to: Advocacy Hub Manager
Reporting to: Care Act Team Leader
Location: Gaddum Centre, hospital and community settings
Salary: £22,212 pro rata per annum (board pay review pending)
Working Hours: 28 hours a week with potential to increase to 35 hours and also with expectation to provide shared duty cover.
The Care Act Advocate is responsible to the Advocacy Manager and is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Care Act as necessary. To provide Independent Care Act advocacy support to people who have substantial difficulty being involved in Care Act processes in line with the Care Act Independent Advocacy Statutory Guidance.
To apply please submit your CV and a supporting statement (2 sides of A4 maximum) addressing the requirements outlined in the person specification and send to the email address below. Any CV’s received without a supporting statement will not be shortlisted.
Location: Gaddum Centre
Closing Date: 24th April 2018 at 12pm
Interviews: 1st May 2018
What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need. Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.