Independent Companion Advocate

£4073.71 - £4864.26
Contract Type: 
Part Time
South West
Details of Role: 

Our Emmaus Companion Advocate will provide advocacy, alongside practical and emotional support, to companions within Emmaus Gloucestershire.

SWAN's Companion Advocate represents the voice of the community to Emmaus Gloucestershire's CEO and Board of Trustees.  The Advocate also offers issue-based advocacy and direct support to the companions of Emmaus Gloucestershire, especially in relation to dealing with housing related issues.  Our Companion Advocate works directly with individuals and their support workers or other professionals to assist in assessing need and signposting for ongoing support.

The Companion Advocate role is home-based, but attendance at our Kingswood office for supervisions, training and peer support is required.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 26 October, 2020 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

Please send your CV and covering letter, which explains why you would like the position and how you fulfil the person specification in the job description to no later than midday on Monday 26 October 2020. 

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 29 October.

Contact Person: 
Sheila Parr
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01823 240509
Postal Address: 
HiPoint Thomas Street Taunton TA2 6HB