Casual Advocate

  • Job Reference: 00098055-1
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2023
  • Recruiter: n-compass Towards a Brighter Future Ltd
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £9.90 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Casual basis with flexible hours

Job Description

About us

n-compass was established in 2009 and is a not-for-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of vulnerable people across the North of England, delivering a range of Advocacy, Health and Wellbeing, Carers and Counselling services. n-compass’ values are what inspire us to make a difference and enhance life opportunities for adults and young people across local communities by being, professional, responsive, innovative, dynamic and empowering. They determine what we do, how we do it and what we are trying to achieve.

We are a 2 Star Best Company to work for ( accredited as an 'Outstanding place to work for 2022'.

About the role

Do you have a passion for working with people and ensuring their wishes are heard? Are you resilient and professional?

We have opportunities for Advocates to join n-compass across Lancashire, Bury, Cumbria, Liverpool, St Helens and Wirral, on a casual basis with flexible hours to suit your circumstances. 

This role is to provide independent one to one statutory and non-statutory advocacy in local communities, in accordance with the legislative requirements.

About you

We are seeking resilient, hardworking, empathetic and passionate people to ensure that those who need our Advocacy Service are supported professionally.

We are looking for someone with experience of; Working with a caseload of clients, within set case parameters and keeping up to date records; setting and maintaining appropriate boundaries with clients, families/carers, and professionals; working with people with disabilities, mental health issues and/or who have limited/no verbal communication

Most importantly, we are looking for people who really want to make a difference.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (formally CRB)