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Job vacancies

If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please refer to the ‘Download an Application Pack’ section on this page. Alternatively, if you would prefer to be sent a physical copy of the application pack by post, please email recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk or call our 24 hour recruitment line on 01273 322958.

Advocacy Worker

Job reference: ISA/IB/FEB17

Hours: 20 hours per week

Location: Northern area of West Sussex

Salary: NJC Band 3, £20,456 – £23,935 p.a. (pro rata)
(starting salary dependent on previous advocacy experience)

27 days annual leave plus 3 extra days at Christmas and the usual statutory holidays pro rata per annum

Funded by West Sussex County Council, Impact Advocacy Service provides high quality, confidential, independent support, which gives people a voice and makes sure it is heard.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advocate to join our issue based advocacy team, working with adults with learning and/or physical disabilities, sensory impairments, acquired brain injury and autistic spectrum conditions.

This opportunity plays a vital part in enabling us to support people to know their rights and make their own informed choices. We offer both instructed and non-instructed advocacy.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a clear understanding of advocacy principles and ideally have an advocacy qualification
  • be able to support people to express their views, wishes and feelings
  • be able to ensure those most vulnerable have a voice
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • have experience of working with adults with disabilities

If after you have received the application pack, you would like an informal chat about the post, please ring: Deena Stockdale or Lesley Durbin on 01903 730044.

Closing date:  12 noon Friday 03 March 2017
Interviews: Wednesday 22 March 2017

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check

Please see section below to download an application pack.

Why work for Impact Initiatives?

Impact is a diverse, dynamic and forward thinking charity with a highly committed and professional staff team. We are a developing organisation and it is an exciting time to join us.

Every year we work with more than 2,500 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

“The work can be very challenging, but it is always rewarding, and you will get real job satisfaction from knowing that what you do is making a difference.”

What We Offer
We offer excellent conditions of employment including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Induction period, on-going supervision and formal appraisal
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Further training and enhancement of your skills
  • An annual networking meeting for the whole staff team

Download an application pack

Linked below are the recruitment information sheet (please read this carefully before completing the application form), application form, job description, equal opportunities monitoring form and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

If you wish to find out more about the vacancy there is a contact name and number on the job description. Please click on the grey shaded boxes of the application form to type. Please also ensure that if you submit an extra sheet for the ‘supporting statement’ it is headed with your name and the job reference number. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please return your completed application either by email to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk or by post to the address listed at the foot of this webpage.  Please note we do not accept CVs, you must complete our application form (linked below) for any current job vacancies.

Current job descriptions:

Advocacy Worker

All other documents:

Application Form
Information for Applicants
Confidential Equal Opportunities Form
Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy