Care Act Advocate
Devon-wide, dynamic, progressive, user-led organisation seeks:
Independent Care Advocate (ICAA)
£25,481 p.a. pro rata NJC Scale 19
Part Time (22.5 hours per week) Permanent
Home-based with flexibility to cover Devon-wide remit
The Devon Advocacy Consortium is commissioned by Devon County Council to provide a high- quality instructed advocacy service across the Devon County Council area and Torbay.
We are looking for candidates 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
- Full accredited ICAA training will be provided.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- Competitive salary
- Annual Leave
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Training and development opportunities.
- Cycle to work scheme
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.
Closing Date: Wednesday 9th March 2022
Interview Date: Wednesday 16th March 2022
We welcome applications from every suitably qualified applicant.
Government regulations came into force on 11 November 2021, requiring care home staff to refuse entry to anybody who cannot evidence that they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or that they come within a specified exemption. This applies to all Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes providing nursing or personal care in England.
Applicants with a specified exemption will be considered on an equal footing with all others.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of double vaccination or a specified exemption.
PLEASE NOTE: All applications have to be received by a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. https://www.livingoptions.org/get-involved/work-with-us/ and returned to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.
An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.
Living Options Devon strives to be user-led in all that we do and we welcome applications from disabled and Deaf people.