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

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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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

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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This vacancy has now closed

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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