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Community Advocate at Impact Initiatives

We are looking for someone to provide one-to-one advocacy in the community to people with learning disabilities, physical and sensory disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and autism.

Job reference: CA/Aug20

Based in: Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor area of West Sussex

[We offer 27 days annual leave plus 3 extra days at Christmas and the usual statutory holidays pro rata per annum.]

Impact has provided Advocacy Services in West Sussex for over fifteen years. The services have developed over time changing to meet the current needs of those who use them and the service currently provides a range of community and self-advocacy services to people with disabilities in West Sussex.

Impact Advocacy Services deliver person-centred services with individual needs and preferences at the core. We provide a range of advocacy support enabling people with disabilities and health needs to access highly effective, independent, quality and confidential advocacy, ensuring people have rights that are respected, voices that are heard and real choice and control over their lives.

We are looking for someone to provide one-to-one advocacy in the community to people with learning disabilities, physical and sensory disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and autism, and will entail:

The successful candidate will:

• Have a clear understanding of advocacy principles
• Have a strong value base and belief in empowering people with a disability to have equal rights.
• be able to support people to express their views, wishes and feelings;
• have strong interpersonal and communication skills;
• have experience of working with people with disabilities

After you receive the application pack, if you would like to have an informal chat about the post please ring Deena Stockdale Lesley Durbin on 01903 730044.

To download an application pack, or request one via post, please visit our jobs page impact-initiatives.org.uk/jobs

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

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Organisation

Impact Initiatives

Deadline for applications

3 Aug 2020

Salary

£21,496 p.a. (pro rata)

Hours per week

21

Categories

Other

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http://impact-initiatives.org.uk/jobs/