Paid Representative (2 Posts)
£23,398 p.a. pro rata (NJC 6 SCP 26)
Hours to be agreed
Zero Hour Contract
The Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) Service is part of the Devon Advocacy Consortium, commissioned by Devon County Council to provide a high quality advocacy service across Devon and Torbay.
The Paid Representative’s role is to support, represent and advocate for people who have been assessed as being deprived of their liberty, in situations where there are no family or friends who can undertake this role. Paid Representatives are required to work in accordance with the MCA Code of Practice and The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice.
We are looking for someone with:
- A good understanding of the principles of advocacy;
- Experience of working with people who have a range of disabilities and communication problems; and
- A good working knowledge in areas of Safeguarding, Mental Capacity, Mental Health or other relevant speciality
Training will be provided.
Closing date: 21st August 2018, 5pm
Interview dates: 30th August 2018
Living Options Devon exists to ensure people with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution in society.
For more information about the post please contact Keira Dodd, SMT Administrator:
Post: Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3 - 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PW.
Tel: 01392 459222
SMS: 07958 517919