Independent Mental Health Advocate Vacancy - Birmingham

Independent Mental Health Advocate (Part time) Location: Office Based – Birmingham Salary: £13,500 - £15,374 part time (£22,500 - £25,623 full time equivalent) + Benefits (depending on experience), Closes: 09.00 am, Thursday 22nd December 2016Read more

Independent Mental Health Advocate Vacancy - Northampton

Independent Mental Health Advocate (Full time) Location: Office Based – Northampton Salary: £22,500 - £25,623 full time + Benefits (depending on experience), Closes: 09.00 am, Thursday 22nd December 2016Read more

Independent Advocate Vacancy - Stevenage

Independent Advocate (Part time), Location: Home Based – Stevenage, Salary: £16,000 - £19,950.40 (£20,000 - £22,438.00 full time equivalent) per annum + Benefits dependent on experience, Closes: 9.00am, Thursday 22nd December 2016Read more

Relevant Person’s Paid Representative Vacancy - Leicester & Rutland

Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (Full time * 2); Location: Home Based – working across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland; Salary: £20,000 - £22,438.00 per annum + Benefits (dependent on experience); Closes: 09.00 am, Monday 12th December 2016Read more

Information Advice, Advocacy Support Centre (IAASC) Administrator - Birmingham

Information Advice, Advocacy Support Centre (IAASC) Administrator (full time) Location: Office based, Birmingham; Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum, (dependent on experience) + Benefits; Closes on 14-12-2016Read more

Laura's story - Independent IMHA support

Laura is 35 years old and has been living with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia for the last ten years. Laura was assessed and detained in hospital under section 3 of the Mental Health Act. Laura requested help from an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) to help her advocate her views at her weekly ward round, as she felt that she was not being listened to by her psychiatrist.Read more

Read Joanne's story

Joanne is a 41 year old woman with a diagnosis of Huntingdon’s disease. She has two young teenage children who live in the local area with her ex-partner. Joanne was referred for Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) due to a change of accommodation decision, but was moved a day later before an advocate could get involved.Read more

Local Organisations that support POhWER Rutland

A list of local organisations that support POhWER Rutland.Read more

Caroline's Story - HertsHelp

Caroline, 86, contacted HertsHelp after seeing an article in the Horizon magazine. She felt her house was always cold in the winter, but couldn’t afford to put her heating on for very long. Read about how our HertsHelp service helped Caroline receive the help she needed.Read more

Children's and Young People's Advocacy including CAMHS

POhWER provides advocacy support to children and young people in the same way as we provide support for adults. Our qualified professional advocates support children and young people through a range of services.We work face to face with children and young people who are receiving treatment on a mental health unit - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).Read more