Working at Advocacy Support Cymru provides you with the opportunity to make a difference. We offer a comfortable working environment within a supportive team environment.

We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you if successful in shortlisting.

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Staff Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for 2 x Independent Mental Health Advocates based at our Cardiff Office, who will primarily cover the Aneurin Bevan Area. The scale is £23,548 to £27,811 and the posts are full time.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing an Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service to Welsh Qualifying Patients in hospitals and registered settings as required by the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007 Amendment) and the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.

The successful candidate for the IMHA role will be responsible for providing support to clients who are currently in hospital receiving treatment for a mental illness, this includes both patients that are in hospital informally and those detained under the Mental Health Act.

As an IMHA you will help clients in hospital understand their legal rights, empower clients to voice their views and opinions in relation to their current care and treatment, ensure that clients are being safeguarded and independently advocate and empower clients to put their own views, wishes and beliefs forward regarding their care and treatment.

As an IMHA you will be expected to manage a diverse caseload and cover a number of different settings, independently working with clients to promote their views, and help them to access their legal rights.

You will be required to manage your own caseload and work alongside your colleagues effectively to ensure that all qualifying patients within the Aneurin Bevan Health board have access to an IMHA in a timely manner.

Applicants are required to hold full UK driving licences and have access to a car, as travel within our area of operation will be required. All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check.

Application Packs can be downloaded below. Closing date for applications is 29th September 2017 at 17:00.

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