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Team Manager for South Gloucestershire & Bristol Advocacy Services

Salary – £24,717.05 – £27,008.89 per annum.

An exciting opportunity to manage and take responsibility for advocacy services contracted to local authorities in South Gloucestershire and Bristol.

As Team Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of advocacy service contracts which work with vulnerable adults. Advocacy disciplines in South Gloucestershire include Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), IMCA, Care Act and IHCA. Our Advocacy service in Bristol is Independent Care Act Advocacy.  Services are expected to work to agreed advocacy principles and meet the requirements of local authority funding.

You will be responsible for a friendly team of approximately 6. You will be expected to directly manage the teams and therefore need to have, or quickly acquire, a working understanding of the advocacy disciplines and their legislative frameworks.

We’re looking for someone with energy and enthusiasm, experience of managing teams, a passion for delivering excellent services and a commitment to the belief that everyone has a right to be heard, have choice and control. To be safe from harm and to live the life they choose.

To apply please review the Job Description & Person Specification and send us your CV with a cover letter which explains why you would like the position and how you fulfil the person specification. Your application will not be considered unless you have included your cover letter.

Applications close on Monday 5th October 2020

We welcome applicants with a BME background and people with disabilities.

Interviews on 7th October 2020.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions our recruitment process will be completed virtually over Skype/Microsoft Teams and this will consist of a short presentation and interview.  When making your application please let us know if you would need any technology support for this.

Please send your applications to recruitment@swanadvocacy.org.uk

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jacob Ayre at jacob.ayre@swanadvocacy.org.uk or on 07885 249103