The independent mental health advocate provides support for individuals under the Mental Health Act 1983.
Current qualification accepted
Recommended for practice:
City and Guilds Level 4 Independent Advocacy (C00/4016/5)
Independent Mental Health Advocates who hold the City and Guilds Level 4 Independent Advocacy qualification for another pathway i.e. adults, children and young people or mental capacity would be expected to complete the competency framework for their new role.