Independent Advocacy Perth and Kinross
Independent Advocacy Perth and Kinross

Charity registered in Scotland SC035138

We work together to create a stronger community where people are valued.

Current vacancies

Duty Independent Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,057 pro-rata
  • Perth
  • Closing 22nd January 2021

We are seeking a Duty Independent Advocate to to triage and respond to individual enquiries for advocacy support and provide independent advocacy throughout Perth and Kinross.

The post holder must have experience of, or interest in, supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: a rights based approach; Human Rights; Social Justice and the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

The successful candidate must be able to work as an individual as well as part of a team, with excellent communication and IT skills. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme.

Use of a car is essential as this post covers the whole of Perth & Kinross.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, are passionate about people’s right to have their voice heard and share the values of IAPK, we will welcome your application.


Systems Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,358 pro-rata
  • Perth
  • Closing 22nd January 2021

We are looking for a motivated and suitably experienced individual to take up the role of Systems Administrator.

The Systems Administrator is an integral part of the staff team and will administer the day-to-day system functions of IAPK. This includes the administration of the systems and processes which underpin and support advocacy provision and evidence the organisation’s work; these include case management, measuring impact and evaluation systems.

You will be experienced and skilled in producing and analysing statistical information, using Microsoft Office 365 programmes as well as being confident in the use of Salesforce case management system (or similar system). The ability to take initiative and work to deadlines is essential.

A positive approach to disability and illness is required, supported by excellent communication skills and an empathic, positive attitude is essential.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Perth
  • Closing 31st May 2020

Bringing about the day where everyone’s voice is heard and respected.

We are seeking volunteer Board members to join an existing team of trustees in a forward looking and inclusive organisation.

Independent Advocacy Perth & Kinross (IAPK) are looking for dynamic individuals to join the Board of Directors in supporting the strategic direction and development of the organisation.

IAPK is the main Independent Advocacy and Human Rights based organisation in Perth & Kinross, providing independent advocacy for people who experience vulnerability or disadvantage through disability, illness or life circumstances. IAPK provides free independent advocacy so that people have their voice heard and are involved in decisions which affect their lives. At the core of all our work are the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy (SIAA 2019) and our IAPK Values: Human Rights, Independence, Partner-Led, Honesty, Courage and Empowerment

The Board are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in human rights, social justice and equality and are particularly interested in those with skills and experience with working in the 3rd sector; as well as those with skills in Finance, Business Management and Development, Charity Law, Fundraising, Human Resources, Marketing and Strategic Development.

The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.