We’re hiring an independent mental health advocate to provide gender-specific advocacy for women in Cheswold Park Hospital, Doncaster.
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 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: 10 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.
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 Friday 29th October 2021 by email to Maria Ryan (email@example.com).
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 29th October 2021