Citizen Advocate

  • VO36277


Description

To connect with people who may have a learning disability, mental ill health, acquired brain injury, have dementia or are an older person. Independent advocacy is a 1:1 equal partnership between an advocacy partner and citizen advocate. The citizen advocate will bring the concerns of the partner into ordinary life and help the partner to connect with their local community.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide accessible independent advocacy within Angus for adults who have: a mental health problem, a learning disability, dementia, an acquired brain injury or who are frail and elderly.

Restrictions

Experience required: Caring, good listener, good verbal skills - patience, Non Judgemental, belief in equality, understands confidentiality
Travel details: In local area as far as possible, all within Angus boundaries
Minimum age: 26

Support

Expenses details: Currently we are unable to offer travel expenses for this role.
Training details: Regular support and training, peer support
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago