Angus Independent Advocacy
Angus Independent Advocacy

Charity registered in Scotland SC025687

Angus Independent Advocacy is a voluntary organisation based in Arbroath. We support residents of Angus who are at risk of being unable to safeguard their rights and are living with: mental ill health a learning disability dementia an acquired brain injury, or are an older person

Current vacancies

Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £31,423 pro-rata
  • AIA Offices, Arbroath with option for blended working
  • Closing 7th October 2022

AIA values equality and diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

We are looking for a highly motivated, person-centred Development Manager to join the Citizen Advocacy Team at Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA). The post holder will manage a small team and lead on the development of the Citizen Advocacy project.

The main aim of the Citizen Advocacy Project is to support people living in Angus to have their voice heard and connect to their local community.

The candidate must have experience of developing projects and leading teams. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice; and, the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

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Children’s and Young Persons Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,744 pro-rata
  • Based at AIA Offices, Arbroath Home working during Covid-19
  • Closing 30th June 2021

We are seeking a Children’s and Young Person (CYP) Advocacy Worker who has experience of providing support to CYP and is passionate about CYP having their voice heard and views taken into account. This post will focus on providing advocacy support to CYP within the Children’s Hearing System.

The candidate must have experience or interest in supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice; and, the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you. AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

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Board of Directors

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Tayside
  • Closing 10th September 2021

Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA) currently have the following vacancies on our Board of Directors:

  • Treasurer
  • General Board Member

AIA invite applications from individuals who are willing to share their expertise, knowledge and skills in taking forward this important work and ensuring best practice in Board Governance.

The individual must be committed in our collective strategic vision for the organisation in creating a more inclusive community where every person’s voice matters.

We are looking for people who have an understanding and commitment to social justice and have the following skills and expertise:

  • Finance/Accountancy (Treasurer)
  • Law/HR
  • Expertise by Experience
  • Leadership/Governance

This role is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed in line with AIA’s expenses policy. Currently the Board Meetings are being held remotely via video conferencing so we would consider people who live further afield than Tayside.

More details of the roles are in the attached AIA Board Information.

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Independent Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,744
  • Mainly based at AIA Offices, Arbroath with option for blended working
  • Closing 10th December 2021

AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

We are seeking an Independent Advocacy Worker who has a passion to support local people to have their voices heard and taken into account. Ideally the person will have experience of working with people with disabilities.

The candidate must have experience or interest in supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice, and; the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • Arbroath
  • Closing 7th March 2022

Angus Independent Advocacy is a registered charity which operates as a human rights-based organisation in supporting people to have their voices heard and be central to decisions affecting their lives. Our advocacy resource is both free and confidential, and independent of social work, NHS and other agencies. We work with people all across Angus via two main work streams:

  • Direct Advocacy Project
  • Citizen Advocacy Project

Our longstanding CEO will soon leave us, and thus we can offer the right person this rare opportunity to lead our organisation in the years ahead, and to further develop the successful delivery of our core purpose. We will want you to be a passionate, forward thinking, knowledgeable, skilled professional who will lead our dedicated staff team, and also someone who will actively embrace our values. This is an exciting time to join us and you will immediately be involved in our strategic planning cycle.

An excellent, confident communicator and negotiator, you will be able to create successful grant funding bids. The ability to maintain and advance productive relationships with key people from within all relevant statutory and government agencies will also be crucial to us. In line with our values we are looking for you to demonstrate an inclusive, kind, and thoughtful style of leadership.

The ability to attend occasional meetings and events out with office hours will be required.

In return we offer an attractive benefit package, including a generous contributory pension scheme. Ours is a supportive working environment and we promote a culture that embraces equality, diversity, and inclusion. We value having a diverse workforce reflective of our communities.

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Children & Young Person's Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,741
  • Mainly based at AIA Offices, Arbroath with option for blended working
  • Closing 29th April 2022

AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

We are seeking a Children’s and Young Person Advocacy Worker who has experience of providing support to children and is passionate about children having their voice heard and views taken into account.

The candidate must have experience or interest in supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice, and; the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

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Citizen Advocacy Development Worker (Lived Experience)

  • Part time
  • £25,741 pro-rata
  • Mainly based at AIA Offices, Arbroath with option for blended working
  • Closing 13th May 2022

AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

We are seeking a Citizen Advocacy Development Worker (Lived Experience) who has experience of providing support to individuals experiencing mental ill health as well as volunteers. This post will focus on facilitating citizen advocacy partnerships in the southeast locality of Angus.

The candidate must have experience or interest in community development and supporting volunteers. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice, and; the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

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