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We’re Hiring: Advocate, Sheffield

We’re hiring an independent mental health advocate to provide gender-specific advocacy for women in Cygnet Hospital, Sheffield.

Please note that we are also advertising for a role in Doncaster and would consider combining the two roles for the right candidate. You would need to travel by car. You can see the application pack for that role here.

Wish is a user-led campaigning organisation providing long-term, gender-specific, trauma-informed services and support to women and girls in their journey through the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems, and in the community. You can find out more about us here.

Advocacy role, Cygnet Hospital
Cygnet Hospital, Sheffield

Job description

We are looking to appoint a part-time Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) to be based at Cygnet Hospital, Sheffield (83 East Street, Sheffield, S2 3PX). The advocate will provide statutory advocacy, following Wish’s model of Gender Specific Advocacy, to enable women to address issues around treatment and care, and to support the process of self-advocacy.

Hours: 7 hours per week

Pay: FTE 25,481 – 27,041 pro rata (experience dependent, within NJC scale 19-22).

Candidates should have experience:

  • Working as an advocate
  • With women and/or girls as a principal client group
  • Or empowering individuals with complex needs.

As a user-led organisation, Wish welcomes applications from women with experience of using mental health services.

Please find the application pack below, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Job description
  • Application form
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form. The data from this form will only be used for general statistical and monitoring purposes and will not be taken into account when assessing your application
  • General information about Wish.

Please return the form by 5pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021 by email to Maria Ryan (m.ryan@womenatwish.org.uk).

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 6th April 2021

Sheffield Advocacy Cover Letter

Sheffield Advocacy Application Form

Sheffield Advocacy Job Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Wish General Information

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We’re hiring: Advocate, Doncaster

We’re hiring an independent mental health advocate to provide gender-specific advocacy for women in Cheswold Park Hospital, Doncaster.

Please note that we are also advertising for a role in Sheffield and would consider combining the two roles for the right candidate. You would need to travel by car. You can see the application pack for that role here.

Wish is a user-led campaigning organisation providing long-term, gender-specific, trauma-informed services and support to women and girls in their journey through the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems, and in the community. You can find out more about us here.

We're hiring an independent mental health advocate
Cheswold Park Hospital, Doncaster

Job description

We’re hiring a part-time Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) to be based at Cheswold Park Hospital, Doncaster. The advocate will provide statutory advocacy, following Wish’s model of Gender Specific Advocacy, to enable women to address issues around treatment and care, and to support the process of self-advocacy.

Hours: 5 hours per week (increasing to 10 hours per week as soon as Covid restrictions allow)

Pay: FTE 25,481 – 27,041 pro rata (experience dependent, within NJC scale 19-22).

Candidates should have experience:

  • Working as an advocate
  • With women and/or girls as a principal client group
  • Or empowering individuals with complex needs.

As a user-led organisation, Wish welcomes applications from women with experience of using mental health services.

How to apply

Please find the application pack below, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Job description
  • Application form
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form. The data from this form will only be used for general statistical and monitoring purposes and will not be taken into account when assessing your application
  • General information about Wish.

Please return the form by 5pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021 by email to Maria Ryan (m.ryan@womenatwish.org.uk).

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 6th April 2021

Doncaster Advocacy Cover Letter

Doncaster Advocacy Application Form

Doncacter Advocacy Job Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Wish General Information

 

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We’re hiring: Director of Operations

Wish is at an exciting point in our journey. As a result, we’re hiring a Director of Operations to lead and coordinate the development and delivery of services for women and professionals. They’ll support Wish as we move to our next stage of strategic development, working with service managers, the director and other members of the team to ensure services are running smoothly. 

Hours: 15 hours per week
Salary: £40,395 – £43,353 pro rata, including London weighting.

For more information on the Director of Operations role, and to download the job pack, see below.

Please return your application by 12.00pm on 15th October 2020 to: Joyce Kallevik, j.kallevik@womenatwish.org.uk. 

Interviews will take place during the week of 19th October 2020 via Zoom. If you have any questions about the role, feel free to get in touch with Emily: e.reynolds@womenatwish.org.uk.

About Wish

Wish is a user-led women’s mental health charity. Since 1987, we’ve been supporting women in prison, hospital and the community, and we currently offer a range of services including advocacy, counselling, the Community Link project, gender training, campaigning and more.

We provide advocacy within prison and hospital, ensuring women get their voices heard. We have piloted low-cost and free counselling, which we are rolling out further this year. And our Community Link project supports 78 of the most vulnerable women in 18 London boroughs as they move from the criminal justice and mental healthcare systems into the community, providing intensive and individual support with housing, budgeting and finances, socialising and peer support, work and career goals and in helping women use their resilience, skills and talents to live the life they want. 

More details on Wish and the work we do is available in the General Information section of the job pack. 

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