Community Advocate – West Sussex


Recruiting Organisation: Mind in Brighton & Hove                        

Working hours: Part Time 21 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2025 (with possible extension)

Salary:£25,818 per annum pro rata (actual salary £15,490)

Location: Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex.


Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex. The Advocacy Services take action to help people have their views heard, secure their rights and obtain services they need.

They are seeking to appoint a part-time Community Advocate for the West Sussex area, supporting clients in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex.

Advocates are responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy primarily within community settings across West Sussex. This post requires an understanding of advocacy, experience of managing a client case load, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals, whilst retaining independence.

In return, they offer a range of benefits including full induction, nationally accredited advocacy qualification and 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

All successful applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.


Read More & Apply here


Closing Date: 5 Feb 2024, 5pm

Interview Date: 13 Feb 2024

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