Independent Community Advocate

Permanent Contract, office base in Chesterfield with travel throughout Derbyshire, £22-24,000 per annum, pro rata, 21 hours per week

Carrying a busy caseload providing one-to-one advocacy support to a range of vulnerable people in the community who require support to have their voice heard when important decisions are being made about their lives or to overcome issues that are impacting on their health and wellbeing. Our Community Advocates also provide statutory advocacy support to those who qualify under the Care Act 2014 therefore a sound understanding of this legislation is required.

A qualification in independent advocacy is desirable although not essential as Derbyshire Mind is willing to support successful candidates to achieve this work based qualification.


Completed forms can be e-mailed to or sent via post

ftao Sarah Harrison, Derbyshire Mind, Kingsway Hospital, Derby DE22 3LZ

All candidates must submit the application form (no CVs accepted).


Closing Date: Wed 14th November 2018 at 5pm