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Casual Advocate/Paid Representative

Term Length
Casual
Reference
Casual Worker
Closing Date
03/02/2023
Salary
25,991 (NJC scale 19)

Job Title: Casual Advocate/ Paid Representative

Salary: £25,991 (NJC scale 19)

Hours: 0

Location: Home based with flexibility to cover Devon-wide remit

Contract: Casual Worker Contract

This post is exclusively funded through the Devon County Council (DCC) Devon Advocacy Service contract to deliver advocacy services in accordance with the DCC specification. The successful applicant will need to provide two references and a satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure at enhanced level.

The role:

  • A good understanding of the principles of advocacy;
  • A proven understanding of the needs of disabled, deaf and older people; and
  • Working in partnership with the community and voluntary sectors
  • Working directly with people with a physical, learning and/or sensory disability and their carers
  • To liaise, communicate and negotiate effectively with a range of Health and Social Care personnel

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.

To become part of our organisation you should have the following skills:

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with service users, professionals and others.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully Accessible office with on-site parking

Closing Date: 03/02/2023

Interview Date: 15/02/2023

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 jobs@livingoptions.org by the closing date.

For further details, full JD, personal specification and application pack, please visit our website: www.livingoptions.org  or email: jobs@livingoptions.org, Tel: 01392 459222.

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.