Dewis Centre for Independent Living Independent Advocate `
30 hours per week Salary: £21,589 pro rata (negotiable depending on experience)
We wish to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated person committed to individual rights to deliver independent advocacy support in Conwy and Denbighshire. The postholder will primarily be supporting and representing disabled people and unpaid carers aged under 65, but must also be confident working with adults in a variety of situations within a crisis advocacy service. The postholder will be computer literate with a high standard of written and verbal communication. They will be enthusiastic about working with people and will be skilled at prioritising and managing their workload. A sound knowledge of social care processes and an understanding of the advocacy requirements within Welsh legislation is desirable. The position is based at our satellite office in Colwyn Bay, but will involve regular travel throughout the Conwy and Denbighshire local authority areas and sometimes to our head office in Pontypridd. The successful applicant should already have or be willing to work towards the Level 3 Certificate in Independent Advocacy. 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. For an application pack (CVs are not accepted) please contact: E-mail: email@example.com Phone: 01443 827 930 Closing date for applications: Friday, 21st June 2019 at 12noon.