Vacancies

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

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

Trustee Vacancies

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Llandarcy and Cardiff. ASC provides statutory independent mental health and mental capacity advocacy across much of South Wales and currently employ 46 staff and has an annual turnover of £1.5m.

This is a non-salaried position however expenses are paid. 

The Charity Commissions 6 key duties of a Charity Trustee: 

1. Ensure the charity is carrying out its purpose for the public benefit

2. Comply with the Charity's governing document and the law

3. Act in the Charity's best interests

4. Manage the Charity's resources responsibly

5. Act with reasonable care and skill

6. Ensure that the Charity is accountable

With respect to the above, you will be expected to play an important role in the governance of the organisation, the maintenance of a vital and healthy organisational culture and the business development of the organisation as a whole in a highly competitive specialist field. 

Interviews will take place at our Cardiff Office:

Charterhouse 1, Links Business Park, Fortran Road, St Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 0LT.

A Document Pack is available to download below which includes:

ASC Trustee Information Pack

ASC Trustee Application Form

 

Deadline:  For those interested in taking on this exciting opportunity and possess the skills required, please forward your application as soon as possible.

There is no fixed deadline as we are always on the lookout for energetic and motivated Trustees to join our Board.

However, we do have vacancies to actively fill at the moment. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Staff Vacancies

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE (SWANSEA BASED)

Are you passionate about promoting empowerment and self-determination?

Can you uphold equal opportunities, equality and diversity?

Do you have experience with supporting people to access their rights?

About Us

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Cardiff and Swansea.  We provide Independent Mental Health and Mental Capacity Advocacy Services across most of South Wales, employing 44 employees.

About you

You will have significant experience working with vulnerable adults and/or children, either within health or social care setting, or indirectly, for example as a carer. You will understand and have experience of working effectively in an intra-agency context with Health and Social Care Professionals.

Previous direct experience in the role would be preferred but training will be provided.

 

The role

To provide a Community Advocacy service to people in the area who are receiving services from Community Mental Health Teams, Tier 2 services or above, or who qualify for a fast track assessment under Part 3 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.

The salary band for the role is £22,127 to £24,360 based on a 37 hour week.  This role is part time at 30 hours per week, and the actual salary will be pro-rata based on the above.

Essential Information

All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check.

You must be able to drive and have access to a car during the working week.

Closing Date: - 5pm 23rd September 2020.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.  Interviews will be conducted in English.

Application packs can be downloaded below

No Agencies Please.      

Staff Vacancies

IMHA: INDEPENDENT MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE (MATERNITY COVER - CARDIFF BASED)

Are you passionate about promoting empowerment and self-determination?

Can you uphold equal opportunities, equality and diversity?

Do you have experience with supporting people to access their rights?

About Us

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Cardiff and Swansea.  We provide Independent Mental Health and Mental Capacity Advocacy Services across most of South Wales, employing 44 employees.

About you

You will have significant experience working with vulnerable adults and/or children, either within health or social care setting, or indirectly, for example as a carer. You will understand and have experience of working effectively in an intra-agency context with Health and Social Care Professionals.

Previous direct experience in the role would be preferred but training will be provided.

The role

To provide an Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) 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 salary band for the role is £23,548 to £27,811 based on a 37 hour week.  This role is full time at 37 hours per week for a fixed term to cover Maternity Leave.

Essential Information

All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check.

You must be able to drive and have access to a car during the working week.

Closing Date: - 5pm 23rd September 2020.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.  Interviews will be conducted in English.

Application packs can be downloaded below

No Agencies Please.