Relevant Paid Person's Representative

Home Based - Birmingham Fixed Term contract - until March 2018 Salary £20,000.00 - £22,438.00 pro rata per annum + Benefits (dependent on experience) Closes on 29-06 - 2017Read more

Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

Berkshire Permanent Contract Salary £22,128 - £25,623 per annum Closes on 29-06 - 2017Read more

NHS Complaints Advocate

Home Based - London, Dalston 1 x Permanent - Full time 1 Mat Cover - Full time Salary £20,000.00 - £22,438.00 per annum, pro rata accordingly, plus London weighting £3,182.00 per annum, pro rata accordingly + Benefits Closes on 03-07 - 2017Read more

Children's Advocate

Home Based - South Coast 1 x Part time - 18.5 hours, 2.5 days a week Salary £20,000.00 - £22,438.00 per annum, based on experience and training + Benefits Closes on Friday 26th June @ 9amRead more

POhWER Membership Consultation 2017

From 13th January – 10th February 2017 we will be contacting all our current members to find out what they think about being a member and asking them how they can help be involved and shape our future.Read 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