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.

Current vacancies

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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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

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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