AN Accrington-based Advocacy service is looking for a new administrative assistant.

Advocacy Focus which, it said, ‘seeks to encourage and facilitate the empowerment of individuals’ has advertised for a full-time assistant at its headquarters, in Blackburn Road.

The organisation, formerly the East Lancashire Advocacy Service, delivers a range of projects to support people in having a voice, including mental health patients.

It also offers training to those wishing to become an advocate.

To find out more, or to download an application pack, visit A hard copy of the application can be picked up from 54 Blackburn Road.

The closing date for applications is January 31.