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

Treasurer and Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Angus
  • Closing 23rd October 2020

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

· Treasurer

· General Board Members

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

These roles are not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed in line with AIA’s expenses policy. There is a possibility to attend Board Meetings remotely via video conferencing.

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

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Citizen Advocacy Project Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,744 pro-rata
  • Based at AIA Offices, Arbroath Home working during Covid-19
  • Closing 9th October 2020

We are looking for a highly motivated, person-focused individual to join the team at Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA).

The main aim of the Citizen Advocacy Project is to support people aged 26+ years living in Angus to have their voice heard and develop social connections by matching them to another local person to act as their citizen advocate (voluntary).

This post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Ideally, candidates will have a degree (or equivalent), and a full driving licence is required. Pension and annual leave details are contained within the application pack.

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

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Citizen Advocacy Manager

  • Part time
  • £28,509 pro-rata
  • Based at AIA Offices, Arbroath
  • Closing 14th February 2020

We are looking for highly motivated, person-focused individuals to join the Citizen Advocacy Team at Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA) to cover maternity leave. The Citizen Advocacy Manager will manage a small team and support the Executive Director with the development of the project.

The main aim of the Citizen Advocacy Project is to support people aged 26+ years living in Angus to have their voice heard and develop social connections by matching them to another local person to act as their citizen advocate (voluntary).

The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Ideally, candidates will have a degree (or equivalent), and a full driving licence is required. Pension and annual leave details are contained within the application pack.

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

Children’s and Young Persons Advocacy Worker – Children’s Hearings

  • Part time
  • £24,744 pro-rata
  • Based at AIA Offices, Arbroath
  • Closing 1st May 2020

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

Peer Independent Advocacy Worker – Drug & Alcohol

  • Part time
  • £24,744 pro-rata
  • Based at AIA Offices, Arbroath
  • Closing 2nd June 2020

We are seeking a Peer Independent Advocacy Worker who has lived experience of substance or alcohol dependency, either personally and in recovery or someone close to you.

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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