Work with us Current vacancies Relevant Person's Paid Representative Job title: Relevant Person’s Paid Representative Job reference: 73 Contract Type: Permanent Hours: 18.5 hours, 2.5 days per week, between Monday to Friday. Days to be agreed at interview Location: Nottingham Salary: £10,546 - £11,219.00 (full time equivalent £21,092 - £22,438.00 per annum) dependent on experience + Benefits Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 25th July 2018 About us: Giving people a voice – and making sure it’s heard – is something POhWER does every day. We’re all about promoting equality, challenging unfairness and giving disadvantaged and vulnerable people access to high quality information, advice and advocacy services. POhWER is a registered charity that provides a range of services across England. We are looking to recruit people who share our core values and can demonstrate that they apply and live those values in their daily working practice. About the role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Relevant Person’s Paid Representative’s to join our Nottingham team working on our services in and around Nottingham 2.5 days a week. You will be supporting a wide range of vulnerable people with sometimes profound and multiple needs, so ideally you will have experience of this type of work, along with a good working knowledge of voluntary organisations. About you: You will be a confident positive team player, able to work in partnership with clients and professionals, gaining an understanding of their issues by listening, exploring options and taking action as directed by them. Our ideal candidate will have worked in advocacy, Information and advice or similar role before, ideally in a health, social care or voluntary setting and will have experience of working with vulnerable adults. You will need to have a flexible attitude and must be comfortable handling highly sensitive information, and in seeking support and supervision. Strong communication skills and time management skills will be required and you will need to be computer literate. Because of the nature and location of the role, applicants must live in the East or North of Nottinghamshire, have a full driver’s licence and access to their own transport. Travel expenses will only be paid once in this area of Nottinghamshire. We apologise in advance, that if you do not hear back from us within two weeks of the closing date then please presume that you have been unsuccessful. There are also possible volunteering opportunities available within POhWER across the whole of England, to get more information on these opportunities please visit http://www.pohwer.net/get-involved/volunteering-for-pohwer. Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 25th July 2018 Interviews: Wednesday 8th August 2018 Full job description: RPPR_Job_Description_Jan_2017.pdf How to apply: Fill in the application form. (Your application will only be considered if you submit a fully completed application form attached) Once completed, please send your application form to [email protected] or if you are having any problems, call 01438 846015. POhWER is an equal opportunities employer, holder of the Investors in People Silver award and a member of the MINDFUL EMPLOYER scheme. We are a member of the Positive about Disability scheme and disabled applicants who meet all the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.