EARS Advocacy Service
EARS Advocacy Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC031518

EARS is an independent advocacy service that has been providing advocacy to people in Edinburgh and the Lothians since 1999. Originally called as the Edinburgh Advocacy & Representation Service, it was funded to provide free, one to one independent advocacy for older people in Edinburgh and later in West, Mid and East Lothian. Over the years it has developed into a service that now provides independent advocacy to a range of people.

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EARS is an independent advocacy provider – our role is to make sure people’s voices are heard when there are issues in their lives.

Purpose of the post:

  • To offer an independent advocacy service to adults (16+) with a physical disability or an acquired brain injury, who are normally resident in West Lothian. This will include face to face visits in the community and/or residential settings.
  • To promote the service, raise awareness and further develop relationships with relevant professionals.

Major Functions of the Post

  • To provide free, independent advocacy to adults (16+) with a physical disability or ABI in West Lothian by enabling those wishing to represent themselves or, where appropriate, representation of that person where they are unable to express their views.
  • To work and liaise with local professionals, organisations and networks to ensure that the service, and its work, is brought to the notice of all potential service-users.
  • To keep up to date with service user’s rights, including statutory legislation, recommendations and guidance.
  • To develop and provide information/materials to promote the service to professionals/community groups within West Lothian.
  • To keep and maintain your own diary of work.

To find out more about the role, please download the Job Description below.

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Finance Officer/Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Edinburgh or Livingston with flexible working
  • Closing 30th December 2021

EARS is an independent advocacy provider – our role is to ensure people’s voices are heard when there are issues in their lives.

We are pleased to announce the following post, which can be based in Edinburgh or Livingston and there can be flexibility around working arrangements. See job description for further details.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Independent Advocate

  • Part time
  • £23,080 pro-rata
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 16th September 2022

EARS is an independent advocacy provider – our role is to make sure people’s voices are heard when there are issues in their lives.

We especially welcome applications from people with some experience of providing advocacy and/or experience of working with people with a disability and/or experience of the Health and Social Care Sector.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Independent Advocate

  • Full time
  • £23,080
  • The post will be based in Edinburgh.
  • Closing 16th September 2022

EARS is an independent advocacy provider – our role is to make sure people’s voices are heard when there are issues in their lives. We are pleased to announce the following post: Independent Advocate

We especially welcome applications from people with some experience of providing advocacy and/or experience of working with people with a disability and/or experience of the Health and Social Care Sector.

Shortlist