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Connected Voice Advocacy - Independent Advocate

Contract Type

Permanent (sessional available)


Up to full time (37 hours per week)

Application deadline

12 noon on 24 February 2020

Interviews held:

5 March 2020


Newcastle city centre


£23,573 - £26,999 -  depending on experience and qualifications


Connected Voice


Connected Voice is a charity and the principal voluntary and community sector infrastructure organisation for Newcastle and Gateshead.  Our mission is to support the development of voluntary and community action that is effective, sustainable and brings about positive social change.  Connected Voice Advocacy (formerly Advocacy Centre North) is a service delivered by the charity and provides a free, independent, high quality and ethical advocacy service.

We are seeking to recruit an Independent Advocate to join our highly motivated and experienced team. We provide high quality, independent advocacy to support adults with a range of health and social care needs to enable them to take action to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Independent Advocates can support both community and statutory advocacy services, providing a range of advocacy services in relation to health and social needs under the Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Care Acts and/or advocate for adults in the community in vulnerable circumstances.

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Closing date for receipt of application forms is 12.00 noon on 24 February 2020

Interviews will be held on 5 March 2020

Please note that CVs will not be accepted