Empowering people with disabilities for over 25 years

Vacancy: Advocate

Devon-wide, dynamic, progressive, user-led organisation seeks:

Advocate (Care Act and non-statutory)

£23,398 p.a. pro rata (NJC 6 SCP 26)
Part Time (16 hours per week)
Fixed Term contract to end of March 2018
Home-based covering North & West Devon with flexibility to cover Devon-wide remit
The Haven Advocacy Service is part of the Devon Advocacy Consortium, commissioned by Devon County Council to provide a high quality instructed advocacy service across the Devon County Council area.
We are looking for an experienced advocate with:
•    A good understanding of the principles of advocacy;
•    A proven understanding of the needs of disabled, Deaf and older people; and
•    A good working knowledge of statutory and voluntary services

Closing date:   29th May 2017 by 5pm
Interview date:  20th June 2017

Living Options Devon exists to ensure people with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution in society.

Click here to download a Job Description and Person Specification. Download an Application Form by clicking here. For more information about the post please contact Jennifer Kelsey at Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3 - 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PW. Email: info@livingoptions.org, Tel: 01392 459 222, SMS 07958 517 919.

Living Options Devon strives to be user-led in all that we do and we welcome applications from disabled and Deaf people.

About Us

Living Options Devon is a well respected user-led organisation which works to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people can live the life they choose.

Set up in 1990 LOD is a registered charity (Charity N0. 1102489) and a company limited by guarantee (No. 4925281). Based in Exeter and Barnstaple, our charitable aims mean we we can offer services across the South West and share good practice throughout the UK.

Being led and run by people with disabilities and Deaf people ensures LOD has first hand knowledge and understanding of the issues facing service users and so is very well placed to increase the influence and voice of Deaf and disabled people. We do this by providing education, training and services which enable people to live the lives they choose.

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Contact us

There are a number of ways you can contact us:

By telephone: 01392 459222

By email: info@livingoptions.org

By SMS: 07958 517919

By post: Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3-4, Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW