We have two 30 hours per week positions available
We are open to discussions around the days and hours

Salary: starting at £23,233 (£18,838 pro rata)
Holidays: 30 days plus Bank Holidays (24 days pro rata)

Are you looking for a new career? Do you think you could help and support disabled people to have their voice heard? Why not join our pan Wales Advocacy service and do just that?

We wish to recruit two Trainee Independent Advocates to deliver our Independent Advocacy service in Conwy and Denbighshire. You will be required to work from our office base in Bryn Eirias, Colwyn Bay, although we are open to some flexibility following discussion. There will be regular travel throughout these two counties, and occasionally to our head office in Pontypridd.

(If you are already a qualified Advocate please follow this link for information: Qualified Independent Professional Advocate Conwy & Denbighshire.)

The successful applicants will need to be dynamic and self-motivated, work on their own initiative and be fiercely committed to the rights of disabled people and to the value of advocacy. You will be computer literate with a high standard of written and verbal communication. If successful in your application, you will need to work towards QCF Level 4 Diploma in Independent Professional Advocacy as a Trainee.

As a Trainee Independent Advocate, you will be working with individuals to ensure their voices are heard in decisions that affect their care and support and ensuring their rights are upheld. The post holder must be confident in supporting and representing individual disabled people in a variety of situations and in respect of diverse issues.

Dewis C.I.L. is an independent voluntary organisation with an integrated management committee of disabled and non-disabled people. We particularly encourage disabled people and people with direct experience of disability to apply.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for application forms: Noon, Wednesday 19th June 2024.

Interviews scheduled: Tuesday 25th June 2024. Interview will be held over Teams.

Job Description: Trainee Independent Advocate NW

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