About this role

The post of Carer Advocate for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is to CAUSE’s advocacy service supporting families, parents, carers and friends. 

In this role, you will be working with parents / guardians of those children and young people admitted to Beechcroft, the regional child and adolescent inpatient facility for Northern Ireland.

The successful applicant will be working on site in Beechcroft and in the community with CAUSE colleagues, Beechcroft staff and a range of other key stakeholders to develop advocacy and support services for parents and carers of young people who are engaged with CAMHS.  You will also link with VOYPIC’s advocacy service in Beechcroft for young people. 

The successful candidate will have personal experience of caring for a child or adolescent  who has experienced mental ill health OR caring for loved one who has experienced serious mental illness.

The appointee will be a self-starter who enjoys variety in work, is prepared to work flexibly and preferably have a post-secondary level of education. 

This is a permanent post, 21 hours per week, salary £24,392 (pro rata per annum based on FT 35 hours per week).


For further information please call us on 028 90 650 650, by email [email protected]

Please return the completed application by email [email protected] or by post to                CAUSE, Unit 2 Lesley Office Park, 393 Holywood Rd, Belfast BT4 2LS.

Applications close at 3pm, Friday 18th November 2022.


This role is funded by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

 CAUSE NI Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.