Exciting new employment opportunity!

Further to us being successful in our application to the Big Lottery to continue and extend our Benefit Assessment Advocacy Project, we have two new posts available.

These are for two Advocate / Volunteer Co-ordinators until April 2019. Salary: £21,734 (pro-rata). Hours: 30 per week.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Advocate who will also work as a Volunteer Co-ordinator across Lancashire, on our new countywide Benefit Assessment Advocacy Project. (Funded until April 2017). 

The successful candidate will be responsible for working flexibly to meet specific targets as part of a larger project and their duties will include: 

·                 Providing one to one advocacy support to clients, predominantly those undergoing Benefits Health Assessments.    

·                 For recruiting, training and supporting volunteer advocates to deliver this volunteer based project along with raising awareness of ICANN and our services. 

You must either have some advocacy experience and/or experience of working with volunteers in a similar setting, be a good listener, and are able to speak up for others who are disadvantaged, have a disability or are vulnerable due to illness or other circumstances. 

Application packs are available via email to Heather Paton (heatherp@communityfutures.org.uk). You can also ask for other formats by calling Heather on 01772 717461.

If you would like more information or would like an informal chat about the role, please call the Services Manager, Janet Cullingford on 01772 717461.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 13 June 2016.

Interview Date: Friday 24 June 2016.