People First (Scotland)
People First (Scotland)

Charity registered in Scotland SC026039

People First (Scotland) works for the human rights of people who have the labels of Learning Disability or Intellectual Impairment. People First (Scotland) is controlled by its members, who all identify themselves in that way. People First (Scotland) campaigns to establish and protect the same freedom, choice, dignity and control held by other citizens across all areas of life. People First (Scotland) is a membership organisation of people with learning disabilities across Scotland. It is the only national user-controlled and member-led organisation of people with learning disabilities in Scotland and it offers a platform for collective advocacy. Independent Collective Advocacy is designed to help people with learning disabilities to have a stronger voice and to have as much control as possible over their own lives and over policies which affect their lives.

Current vacancies

Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,724
  • Initially digital delivery /home based then Fife, Glasgow and Dundee
  • Closing 15th September 2021

To support collective advocacy for citizens with learning disabilities who are living as patients within three hospital settings. Meeting with and supporting those citizens to meet together, (all activity will be in accordance with appropriate government restrictions regarding COVID19).

Encouraging and supporting discussion of issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. The worker will facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. The worker will support member representatives to bring ideas and issues to the attention of those who control services as well as those who develop policy and law. All activity tackles the inequalities and discrimination that members face and is designed to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

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Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,724
  • Clackmannanshire 3/5 of week National 2/5 of week (current delivery blended including in person and digital)
  • Closing 15th September 2021

To support collective advocacy where groups of people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. In both local and National work ideas and issues are brought by member representatives to those who control services, policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,724 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 27th April 2021

To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought by member representatives to those who control services, policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

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