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Child Protection Advocate

Term Length
Permanent
Reference
Part Time
Closing Date
07/12/2021
Salary
£25,481 pro rata

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

Child Protection Advocate

£25,481 p.a. pro rata (NJC 19).  15 hours per week on a permanent contract.  Home-based working with ability to travel across Devon.

Living Options Advocacy Service is part of the Devon Advocacy Consortium, commissioned by Devon County Council to provide a high-quality advocacy service across Devon and Torbay.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A good understanding of the principles of advocacy;
  • Experience of working with people who have a range of disabilities and communication problems; and
  • A good working knowledge in areas of Safeguarding, Child Protection or other relevant speciality.

 

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.
  • Flexible working location – remote/Exeter office based.
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully Accessible office with on-site parking

Training and induction will be provided.

Closing date:  Tuesday 7th December, 12pm.  Interview date: Monday 20th December

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

For more information about the post please email Anne Phelan, Advocacy Manager  anne.phelan@livingoptions.org

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.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.