AdvoCard
AdvoCard

Charity registered in Scotland SC023181

AdvoCard is a service user-led, independent advocacy organisation. Our services are primarily for people with experience of mental ill-health or problematic substance use in Edinburgh. We provide opportunities for people to participate more effectively in decisions that affect all aspects of their lives.

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Advocacy Workers (4 posts)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,781 – £26,325
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th May 2021

AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health and/or problematic substance use, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.

We are looking to recruit 4 workers who will provide advocacy across Edinburgh. The posts are based in the community but may also involve working in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital when needed.

Advocacy Worker (OutReach)

3 year fixed term contract

1 x FT post - 36.25 hours per week

Starting salary £23781, rising to £26325

Advocacy Worker ( Welfare Reform)

Two year rolling contract

1 x PT Post 24 hours per week

Starting salary £23,781, rising to £26,325 ( pro rata)

Advocacy Worker ( Problematic Substance Use)

1 year fixed term contract

1 x PT post 18 hours per week

Starting salary £23,781, rising to £26,325 ( pro rata)

Lived experience of problematic substance use is desirable for this post.

Advocacy Project Worker ( Problematic Substance Use)

1 year fixed term contract

1 x PT 18 hours per week

Starting salary £23,781, rising to £26,325 ( pro rata)

Lived experience of problematic substance use is desirable for this post.

If you can bring commitment, innovation and a real passion for supporting the individual and collective voices of those who struggle to be heard, we want to hear from you.

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Finance and Admin Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,781 pro-rata
  • Home based, with some work at the two AdvoCard bases in Edinburgh required on occasion
  • Closing 25th May 2021

AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.

We are looking for an experienced Finance and Admin Officer to provide support to the efficient and effective running of the charity. They will be responsible for the day to day management of AdvoCard’s financial systems, including the provision of information for payroll and the payment of invoices, the maintenance of record systems and various administrative functions.

We are looking for someone with experience of practical bookkeeping and thorough knowledge and understanding of financial systems including use of financial software. You will also have excellent IT skills and the ability to work as part of a small team while organising and prioritising your own work.

The hours can be worked flexibly and will be home based, with some work at the two AdvoCard bases in Edinburgh required on occasion.

For an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Barr, CEO, on 07423663284.

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Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,781 – £26,325 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th November 2021

AdvoCard is an independent advocacy provider in Edinburgh. We support a variety of people to have a stronger voice, and have as much control as possible over their lives. We provide support to people of all ages with mental health issues, and most of our work relates to people subject to mental health law interventions.

We are looking for a new worker to join our busy and dynamic team, delivering advocacy to people in hospital, and at home, in Edinburgh. The post holder will provide independent advocacy on a one to one basis; supporting, informing and representing peoples wishes, as well as safeguarding their rights.

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Advocacy Worker (OutReach)

  • Part time
  • £23,781 – £26,325 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th January 2022

AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health and/or problematic substance use, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.

We are currently expanding the service that we offer to provide drop ins and outreach work in each of the localities in Edinburgh and are looking to recruit an advocacy worker to join our existing Outreach Team.

If you can bring commitment, innovation and a real passion for supporting the individual and collective voices of those who struggle to be heard, we want to hear from you.

To be successful, you will have a background working in advocacy, social care or a related field in either the statutory or third sector.

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2 x Advocacy Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,732 – £29,040
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th May 2022

AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health and/or problematic substance use, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.

We are now recruiting for the following posts

1x advocacy worker to join our busy team providing advocacy support to those who identify as having a mental health condition and or problematic substance use - Full time (36.25 hours Monday to Friday. May consider 2 x part time posts

1 x advocacy worker to join our prison advocacy service providing advocacy support to prisoners of Edinburgh Prison - Part time (10 hours per week)

We are a flexible working employer and hours offered for each post can be negotiated, for the right candidate.

If you can bring commitment, innovation and a real passion for supporting the individual voices of those who struggle to be heard, we want to hear from you.

To be successful, you will have a background working in advocacy, social care or a related field in either the statutory or third sector.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at AdvoCard.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and communities. This will help us to ensure that our staff team represents the people who use our service. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health conditions or problematic substance use.

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