Independent Specialist Advocate 

Independent Specialist Advocate,

Permanent Contract,

based in Chesterfield but required to travel throughout Derbyshire,

£23-25,000, 37 hours per week


Carrying a busy caseload providing one-to-one advocacy support to a range of clients in a variety of settings including care homes and hospitals throughout Derbyshire. IMHA and IMCA are statutory roles defined in the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards therefore a sound understanding of this legislation is required. A commitment to empowering and upholding the rights of people with a wide range of conditions including acute mental health problems, learning disabilities, brain injury and dementia is essential.

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