Age Cymru Gwent is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team? See our latest vacancies below.
Working for Age Cymru Gwent
Are you looking for a career where you can be part of an organisation that really makes a difference to people’s lives?
Come and join us!
We have 40+ years’ experience in care in the community. We believe in dignity and respect at all levels – in our care of our service users and our relationships with our co-workers, funders and corporate partners. If you are looking for a career in the care sector our track record is second to none -we actively train and develop our staff and encourage them to progress – most of our team leaders and service managers have been promoted from front line work to management, through hard work, commitment and training.
We reward our staff with competitive rates of pay, 25 days’ holiday a year plus bank holidays and an excellent contributory pension scheme which we encourage all our staff to join – not just the higher earners. We offer regular professional supervision and support. We have a variety of working patterns on offer – part time, full time, weekday and weekend work, and bank work by arrangement with your manager to suit your commitments.
In return we expect the best from you – commitment to the job, respect for your colleagues and service users and a real desire to make a difference to the lives of our service users.
Current Vacancies with Age Cymru Gwent
Independent Professional Advocacy Team Leader
Hours: 20 hours per week
Salary: £11.60 per hour
Base for Work: Torfaen Office
We are looking for an individual to oversee the day to day running of our Advocacy Services, you will be responsible for ensuring continuity and quality of service provision in line with the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark. You will have a clear understanding of Advocacy and be the point of support for our Advocates.
The role will involve a level of active case work to support adults to voice their wishes and represent the person in order to facilitate their involvement in the key processes and interactions with the local authority and other organisations as required.
We welcome applications from those with a City and Guilds Certificate in Advocacy or equivalent, or those willing to work toward this. You will need advanced IT and administration skills and experience of managing a team.
Further information is available in the attached job description and person specification.
Please note there will be a scenario test to complete before the interview stage and this will be sent via email.
Please evidence how you meet our person specification (in the attached job description) by evidencing how you meet each of these in the person specification aspect of the application form.
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