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Mental Health Advocate – Carer’s lead

£22,500 – £24,000

Permanent Position Full time

 

An established, independent local charity. Lamp works to promote positive person-centred approaches to mental health, to support recovery, and to empower service users and carers to influence local service provision.

 

We need a Mental Health Advocate (an advocacy qualification desirable), with a lead for carer’s advocacy, to join our diverse and talented team. Providing advocacy for people using health services and carers advocacy and family support for people who are supporting people affected by mental health issues.

 

You will have knowledge of mental health services and possess excellent people skills. With good understanding of health and social care legislation, you will be a good negotiator and committed to promoting people’s rights.

 

Your office will be at Lamp in Leicester. Regular travel will be necessary. Some evening and weekend working will be required.

 

We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of using mental health or advocacy services.

 

Closing date: 5pm 12th May 2021

Interviews: 13th May 2021

 

LAMP 65 Regent Road Leicester LE1 6YF Tel:0116 255 6286

 

To request an application pack please email: stephaniekempin@lampdirect.org.uk

www.lampadvocacy.co.uk

 

No recruitment agencies please

 

 ‘This role is part funded by The National Lottery Community Fund’

Full job description is available here:

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