AdvoCard is looking to recruit an Operations Director who will oversee AdvoCard’s individual and collective advocacy services. The role will also involve deputising for the Managing Director, as well ensuring that staff and volunteers have the necessary tools available to provide a high quality independent advocacy service for people with mental health and substance misuse issues in Edinburgh.
Successful candidates will have experience of managing people and resources, in line with the principles of independent advocacy in Scotland. You will have an awareness of the issues affecting people with mental health and substance misuse issues, via either a paid or unpaid role, or your own lived experience.
AdvoCard is looking to recruit a number of Advocacy Workers who will provide individual advocacy for people who have either problematic substance misuse in Edinburgh or inpatients at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
Successful candidates will have a knowledge of the principles and practice of independent advocacy, and an ability to apply these to the provision of advocacy in either of the above settings. You will have an awareness of the issues affecting people with mental health and/or substance misuse issues, via either a paid or unpaid role, or your own lived experience.