Children’s Advocate – London Borough of Bromley

28-35 hours per week (We will consider flexible working arrangements at interview stage)

Swanley, but the use of a car for remote working around the London Borough of Bromley is essential.

£22,331.40 full time equivalent per annum

This is a statutory service to provide independent advocacy for Looked After Children and children subject to child protection proceedings within the London Borough of Bromley.

We are looking for a professional and experienced person, to work across the London Borough of Bromley, and occasionally in other areas, to provide high quality, confidential, independent advocacy.

Advocates support children and young people to have their feelings and wishes heard in processes where decisions are made for or about them, as well as helping them to understand their rights and to complain about services if they so wish. Where possible, our advocates encourage children and young people to advocate for themselves too.

The successful person will need to have experience in working with children and young people, and if possible, looked after children and/or vulnerable children and young people in particular. We are looking for someone who understands the different communication needs of vulnerable children and young people of all ages, and the issues they face in their daily lives.

To apply for this post:
Please email a CV and supporting statement (1-2 sides of A4) about how you will meet the requirements of the role to and include the details of two referees in your email.

The application deadline is by 5pm on Friday 7th June 2019.

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