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.

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Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,697 – £26,235 pro-rata
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Closing 20th March 2019

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 members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought to those who control services, social 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.