Borders Independent Advocacy Service
Borders Independent Advocacy Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC024967

Current vacancies

Independent Advocacy Worker - Children's Hearings

  • Part time
  • £25,298 pro-rata
  • Galashiels, Scottish Borders
  • Closing 1st February 2023

Looking for a highly motivated, experienced individual to join our small team of advocacy workers. Based in Galashiels, travel throughout Borders required, option of hybrid working may be available. Must have a good understanding of the Scottish Childrens Hearing System and legislation impacting children and young people. All young people are entitled to advocacy support to ensure their views, voices and rights are upheld when important decisions are being taken about their lives. Excellent communication and listening skills essential. Background in advocacy, childrens services or social work preferred but not essential. Clean driving licence and access to own transport required. The post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. This post is initially for 12 months but likely to receive ongoing funding through Scottish Government. 21 hours per week with potential to increase subject to funding.