Independent advocates provide support to adults who are vulnerable and need additional support to safeguard themselves and have a stronger voice to make their views, wishes and feelings known.
Current qualification accepted
Recommended for practice:
City and Guilds Level 4 Independent Advocacy (C00/4016/5)
Independent advocates (adults) who hold the City and Guilds level 4 independent advocacy qualification for another pathway i.e. children and young people, mental health or mental capacity would be expected to complete the competency framework for their new role.