Independent Advocate

37.5 Hours per Week
£21,600 per Annum
Closing date: 30th September 2019
Interview date: 9th October 2019
(If you cannot make this date and are interested in applying please contact us)

Details about the job:

York Mind has been delivering an advocacy service in York since 1997, and has built on this success with delivery of York Advocacy Hub from April 2017. York Advocacy Hub offers a single point of access for six specialist advocacy services;

  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
  • Care Act Advocacy (CAA)
  • Generic Advocacy
  • NHS Complaints Advocacy
  • Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR)

What We are Looking For:

We are looking for a motivated and highly organised person to join our friendly team, to provide a range of advocacy services (IMHA, IMCA, RPR , CAA and NHS advocacy) to clients in York, and the surrounding area. Your role will be to flexibly manage a range of cases across different advocacy depending on the referrals we receive.

Excellent communication and time management skills are key requirements to make this job a success, as well as a commitment to supporting the rights of vulnerable people. Preferably you’ll also have some advocacy experience.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Trisha Curran, Project Coordinator on 01904 414 375 or email

Your completed application form should be returned to: or posted to York Mind, 30 Clarence Street, York, YO31 7DE