7 Mar 2018

Full-Time Lead Advocate (Seconded to Advonet)

Touchstone – Posted by TouchstoneAnywhere

Job Description

Leeds City Council has awarded the core contract to deliver Advocacy services to the Advonet Consortium; Touchstone is a partner in this consortium. We are recruiting an outward-focused, dynamic Lead Advocate to work in this exciting new partnership.

While the post holder will be employed by Touchstone, we will second the successful candidate into Advonet. The postholder will work from Advonet premises, and will be line managed from within Advonet.

The post holder will have proven statutory advocacy skills, and be able to mentor volunteers and other advocates. You will be a source of support to external partner agencies who provide advocacy.

Some evening and weekend working may be necessary.

CLOSING DATE: 26 March 2018
INTERVIEWS: 16 April 2018

How to Apply

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at www.touchstonesupport.org.uk or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU by e-mailing recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk. Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.

Job Categories: Charity & Not for Profit. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: advocacy, advonet, leeds, mental health, support, and Touchstone. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000. Job expires in 15 days.

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