Independent Mental Health Advocate

Recruiter
CHM
Location
Manchester, M25
Salary
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted
13 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Ref
152906_MD
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is offering an excellent opportunity within its Forensic Advocacy Team.

Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA)
Location: Manchester M25
Hours: 37.5 hour per week
Salary: £24,000pa for Qualified IMHAs or £22,000pa for Trainee IMHAs, rising to £24,000 when qualified
Required Experience: Working within Advocacy for 1 Year Minimum

They are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join their IMHA team to support and empower vulnerable adults detained under the Mental Health Act in a Medium-Secure forensic hospital.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of providing Independent Mental Health Advocacy to a high standard;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of professionals and service-users;
  • A working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and associated legislation.
  • They welcome applications from disabled people and encourage those with experience of mental or emotional distress to apply.

Closing Date and time for applications: 13th March at 10:00am

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Please click the apply button (and follow the job board’s procedure). You will then receive an email from CHM Recruit, which will include the application pack.

Please check your inbox for a CHM Recruit email with further information.

PLEASE NOTE: You are not applying at this stage, even though you may be asked to attach your CV on the job board, you will still need to apply directly to the employer after receiving your application pack. Please check your email spam / junk mail folder and don’t delay in applying.

Our client is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and in the services it provides.

They welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues.

No agencies please

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