Independent Mental Health Advocate

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt
Location
London
Salary
10.00 - 13.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Expires
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Independent Mental Health Advocate

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Independent Mental Health Advocate to join a great organisation in London.

The successful candidate will provide Independent Mental Health Advocacy for adults with mental health issues in community and hospital settings with the option of developing skills to also work in forensic settings. You will also raise awareness of independent mental health advocacy, including for people from minority ethnic communities.

Candidates for the position of Independent Mental Health Advocate will need:

  • Experience of the principles and practice of advocacy and an understanding of different forms of advocacy
  • Ability to listen and build trust, to encourage people to express their own views and to represent client's self-defined interests
  • Sound knowledge of mental health services, including current issues in policy and practice. Also health and social care practice and legislation
  • Previous experience within a hospital environment

If you are interested in this opportunity, and meet the criteria outlined above, please apply ASAP!

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.