Work with us: IMCA / DoLS Advocates (2 Posts)

Post 1:      Permanent post; 37 hours per week. NJC Scale Point 23-25 £26,999 – £28,785, 25 days A/L + 6% pension

Post 2:      Nine month maternity cover; 3 days per week.  NJC Scale Point 23-25 £26,999 – £28,785, 25 days A/L + 6% pension (Pro Rata)

Bristol Mind is looking for two enthusiastic, committed advocates to work within our busy IMCA team.  You will be supporting a wide range of vulnerable adults often with profound and multiple needs.  Ideally, you will have an excellent working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards; strong experience working with vulnerable adults who are affected by significant health and social care issues and unable to speak up for themselves; and experience of providing casework, and persuasive verbal and written representations, along with a good working knowledge of public and voluntary organisations.

The successful applicants will either have completed the IMCA/ DoLS training and qualification or be prepared to undertake the training and assessment work to gain the qualification.

The successful applicant will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to start as soon as possible (must be able to start before March 10th).  This post will be based at our offices in Old Market, Bristol BS2 0EZ.

Closing date: Tuesday January 28th, 5:30pm

Interview date: Monday February 3rd

This post is subject to a DBS check.

Please see the below files for more information and to download an application form: 

Send completed application forms to: Please note that we cannot accept CVs for this position.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

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