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Independent Advocate
posted on June 15, 2022

BATIAS Independent Advocacy has an exciting opportunity.


We are looking for an Independent Advocate

This role is to support individuals through 1:1 advocacy support.

The role is for 15 hours /week.

NJC Scale 26-28,  £23,866 – £25,463 per annum @ 37.5 hours a week pro rata to contracted hours  depending upon skills and experience

The post is initially for 12 months.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of independent advocacy within the Southend area, specifically supporting people with learning disabilities with non-Statutory Advocacy. We will provide on the job training, and after the probationary period advocacy qualification training will be offered. The role is community based in the Southend area, however the advocate must be able to travel to our head office in Thurrock for occasional meetings, and may be asked to take on additional casework on occasion across the South Essex area.

Closing date for receipt of applications – 12pm Friday 19th August 2022.

For more information on BATIAS please visit  For an application pack, please email Erika on or call the Grays office 01375 389869.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.  Applicants must be able to provide evidence that they are already authorised to work in the UK. We are committed to promoting the safety of those we work with – and the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Empowering people to lead a full and active life which reflects personal choice

Registered charity no; 1016226 Company No; 2776330

Job Advert July 2022

BATIAS Independent Advocacy JD July 2022

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For more information, please contact Erika McCusker on 01375 389869.