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We're really pleased you're looking to work with Cloverleaf. Why work with us?

 

We have an incredible passion and energy in ensuring the voices, choices and rights of people are heard and understood. Why work for us? We encourage and support colleagues to have a high degree of autonomy and freedom in their roles and teams; to try new things, learn from mistakes and make decisions. You'll be provided with person-centred supervision and support to help you.  In addition, we offer:

 

•             Minimum 28 days holiday plus bank holidays (FTE)

•             An extra day off for your birthday

•             Employee Assistance Programme - offering a free and confidential helpline

•             A Mental Health Day - a paid day away from work to focus on your own wellbeing

•             Access to an employee benefits platform

•             Family and carer friendly policies including flexible working

•             Access to a healthcare scheme

•             Workplace pension

 

... and a great team to work alongside!

 

Cloverleaf Advocacy is a highly successful charity providing independent advocacy to vulnerable people across the North of England. We support in excess of 10,000 people per year across 14 local authority areas to have their voices heard about the things that matter to them.

 

The trustees have the ultimate responsibility for running a charity and this can be very rewarding, providing opportunities for personal development. As you bring your skills and knowledge to running the charity, you will have the opportunity to gain new experiences. 

 

As a Trustee the commitment and energy you display will make a direct difference to the charity and everyone it helps.

 

We are particularly seeking applications from people with experience in the following areas:

 

  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • IT

If you have the passion and drive to become a Trustee for Cloverleaf, and want to help make a difference to thousands of people each year, then we want to hear from you!

 

To apply, please take a look at the role description and person specification and send a short personal statement outlining why you would be suitable to: suzi.henderson@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

 

Trustee Role Description (PDF)

Independent Health Complaints Advocate
Hours: 30 hours a week
Salary:
£24,800 FTE to £26,200 FTE
Location: Derbyshire

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our advocacy service in Derbyshire. The role is to support people wishing to make a complaint about an NHS-funded service.  You will be providing face-to-face and remote support to people, helping them navigate the NHS complaints process, writing letters and supporting people at meetings with NHS professionals, or the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. You will be helping people to speak up and express their views about their care and treatment or representing them where they feel unable to do so. This role includes support people of all ages and will include working with people who may have additional needs (e.g. mental health needs, a learning disability, autistic people, people with physical or sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury, people with long-term health conditions). The role may also include working with people who have experienced recent health trauma or bereavement.

This role will does not involve shift work or personal care. Occasional working outside Monday-Friday 9-5 may be required to meet the needs of people accessing the service. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferrable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 23rd May 2024 at 12 noon.
Interview date: 3rd June 2024 via Microsoft Teams

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

Cloverleaf Connect Training Manager
Hours: 18.75 to 22.5 hours per week
Salary: £28,500 FTE
Location: Home based with travel across Cloverleaf’s footprint as required.

This is an exciting new role based within Cloverleaf Connect, the learning and development division of Cloverleaf Advocacy. This role is required to deliver our structured Training, Learning and Development opportunities across the organisation and to external partners and colleagues. We will require you to be a confident trainer and be able to deliver a range of courses including Advocacy Awareness, Active Listening, Customer Service, Lone Working, specialist advocacy/awareness training (alongside experienced advocates and people with lived experience) among others. Training will be delivered to a range of audiences including Cloverleaf staff, health and social care professionals, community groups/organisations. As a member of the Cloverleaf Connect team, you will be involved in identifying, developing, and helping to market a suite of learning and development opportunities to external audiences.

Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferrable experience we are looking for then please complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date for applications: ongoing 
Interview date: to vbe confirmed

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Trainee Independent Mental Health Advocate
Hours: 30 to 37.5 hours a week
Salary:
£24,800 FTE to £26,200 FTE
Location: Office Based in Derbyshire

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our advocacy service in Derbyshire. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday. There is no shift work and we do not work evenings or weekends. Please note, this role does not involve supporting people with their personal care. This role is to deliver Independent Mental Health Advocacy to people in the Derbyshire area. It may also include working in hospital settings in Derby. You will be providing advocacy to people detained under the Mental Health Act, or on Community Treatment orders or who are in hospital on a voluntary basis within the Derbyshire area. You will be supporting individuals to speak for themselves, or representing them where they are unable to speak for themselves and to uphold their rights.. You will also provide drop-in sessions in mental health units for people needing advocacy support. This role will include working with of people of all ages. You will be working with people with learning disabilities, autistic people, people with mental health needs, people with physical and sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury and those with dementia. 

Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferrable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 20th June 2024 at 12 noon.
Interview date: Thursday 4th July 2024

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

 

Group Facilitator  
Hours: 14 hours per week
Salary:
£23,400 FTE
Location: Homebased with outreach work in the Kirklees community.

Kirklee’s Involvement Network is over 25 years old. It is an established self-advocacy group for adults with a learning disability across Kirklees. This is a rewarding opportunity to work for an excellent advocacy organisation, within a small and experienced team. We are looking for passionate people who believe in equality, enjoy working with people who have a learning disability and want to make a difference? Experience is helpful but isn't essential. Having the right attitude is.
Self-advocacy is the ability to speak up for yourself and say what is important to you. Self-advocacy is knowing your rights and responsibilities, so you decide what is right for you and can help say what might make things better for others. Working with the Kirklees Involvement Network you will use your excellent communication skills, understand how to support people with a learning disability and have positive attitude to support groups of people with a learning disability.  You will help to arrange and attend meetings both in person and online, enabling people to connect with each other and other professionals and do the work that has been decided by the self-advocates. You may also be asked to attend meetings or events on behalf of KIN and support self-advocates to be heard and included. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Friday 7th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Organisation Wide Statutory Advocate
(preference in the North Lincolnshire area)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary:
£24,800 to £26,200 FTE
Location: Homebased

Cloverleaf Advocacy provide independent advocacy services supporting people going through a range of social care processes. Put simply - we ensure the person’s voice is heard and their opinion matters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team and become part of a growing organisation which values and recognises your commitment.  Based in North Lincolnshire, this role includes supporting people of all ages. You will be working with people with dementia, people with learning disabilities, autistic people, people with physical and sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury and those with a mental health need. You will provide face-to-face support with people during meetings with professionals. You will be helping people to understand the information that is being shared with them and where possible become an active participant in their future care and support planning. Your role will also include representing people who are subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
Please note, this role does not involve supporting people with their health or personal care; it is all about communicating their views and wishes and ensuring their legal rights are protected. As a progressive employer we offer flexible working during the business hours of Monday to Friday, Accredited Training, Continuous Professional Development and an exciting range of other benefits. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 10th June 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Wednesday 19th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Parent Advocate – South & East Yorkshire
Hours: up to 37.5 hours per week
Salary:
£24,800 to £26,200 FTE
Location: Homebased working in South & East Yorkshire

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our advocacy service in South & East Yorkshire. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday. There is no shift work and we do not work evenings or weekends. Please note, this role does not involve supporting people with their personal care. This role supports parents in navigating child protection processes and helps them participate and have a voice. It will involve providing face-to-face support to parents, attending meetings with professionals, and attending court hearings. You will help parents understand the information being shared with them and what will happen next. You will support parents in preparing for and participating in meetings such as Child Protection Conferences, Core Groups, Child in Need meetings, Looked-After Child meetings, parenting assessments, and meetings with solicitors. You may also provide lay advocacy in court proceedings.

 

The people you will be supporting will likely live in the South and East Yorkshire regions, but you may be asked to travel outside these areas as needed. You will be supporting parents who may have a learning disability/difficulty, are autistic, have mental health needs or other additional needs. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Wednesday 12th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Advocate – Calderdale
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time considered)
Salary:
£24,800 to £26,200 FTE
Location: Calderdale

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our advocacy service in Calderdale. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday. There is no shift work and we do not work evenings or weekends. Please note, this role does not involve supporting people with their personal care.
The role is to deliver Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy and Care Act Advocacy to people in the Calderdale area. This role will include working with of people of all ages. You will be working with people with mental health needs, people with learning disabilities, autistic people, people with physical and sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury and those with dementia.  Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Thursday 30th May 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: to be confirmed 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Administration Assistant – Apprenticeship
Hours: 30 hours a week
Salary:
National Apprenticeship pay scale
Location: Homebased and Huddersfield Office

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our Carers Count service in Calderdale. You will be working across different departments of Carers Count on a rotational basis, providing administration support, group worker support and Front of House cover as required to meet the needs and demands of the services and organisation. You will be supported day to day by the operational guidance and leadership of the placement manager(s).

Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferrable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Currently ongoing
Interview date: to be confirmed.

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

 

Independent Health Complaints Advocate – North Yorkshire
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary:
£24,800 to £26,200 FTE
Location: North Yorkshire

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our Health Complaints advocacy service in North Yorkshire. The role is to support people wishing to make a complaint about an NHS-funded service.  You will be providing face-to-face and remote support to people, helping them navigate the NHS complaints process, writing letters and supporting people at meetings with NHS professionals, or the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. You will be helping people to speak up and express their views about their care and treatment or representing them where they feel unable to do so. This role includes support people of all ages and will include working with people who may have additional needs (e.g. mental health needs, a learning disability, autistic people, people with physical or sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury, people with long-term health conditions). The role may also include working with people who have experienced recent health trauma or bereavement. This role will does not involve shift work or personal care. Occasional working outside Monday-Friday 9-5 may be required to meet the needs of people accessing the service. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 11th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Advocate – County Durham
Hours: up to 37.5 hours per week
Salary:
£24,800 to £26,200 FTE
Location: Co Durham

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our advocacy service in County Durham. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday. There is no shift work and we do not work evenings or weekends. Please note, this role does not involve supporting people with their personal care. This role is to support people through social care processes, to help them to participate and have a voice.  The role will involve providing face-to-face support with people and supporting people at meetings with professionals. You will be helping people to understand the information that is being shared with them and be involved in planning their future care and support. For people who lack capacity to make specific decisions about where they live or medical treatment, you will be obtaining and sharing a person’s views with health or social care professionals involved in making best interest decisions on their behalf. Your role will include representing people who are subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This role includes supporting people of all ages. You will be working with people with dementia, people with learning disabilities, autistic people, people with physical and sensory impairment, people with an acquired brain injury and those with a mental health need. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk 

Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 11th or Wednesday 12th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Advocate Recruitment Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

Central Administrator  
Hours: up to 37.5 hours per week
Salary:
£23,400 FTE
Location: Dewsbury with monthly travel to other Cloverleaf sites

Cloverleaf Advocacy provide independent advocacy services supporting people going through a range of social care processes. Put simply - we ensure the person’s voice is heard and their opinion matters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team and become part of a growing organisation which values and recognises your commitment.  Based in Dewsbury, you will provide administrative support to Cloverleaf Advocacy services. The main focus of the work will be supporting our information and communication systems. You will be working on our cloud-based case management system, and SharePoint (as well as other Office365 applications). You will also be booking venues, taking minutes at meetings (either virtually or in-person) and placing orders for printing of promotional materials. You will be asked to support with basic data analysis across Cloverleaf services, to enable preparation and performance monitoring when gather statistical data for reports. As a progressive employer we offer flexible working during the business hours of Monday to Friday, Accredited Training, Continuous Professional Development and an exciting range of other benefits. Please read the Job Description for full details of this role. If you feel you can demonstrate the skills and transferable experience, we are looking for then please download and complete an application form. Please return all application forms to recruitment@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 17th June 2024 at 12 noon
Interview date: Thursday 27th June 2024 

Cloverleaf-application Form (doc)
Job description (pdf)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (doc)

 

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