Ceartas
Ceartas

Charity registered in Scotland SC035269

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Current vacancies

Board Trustee/Directors

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Ceartas (pronounced KEIR-tis) is a Gaelic word meaning ‘equality, justice and fairness’. These are the values which we promote through our work with the people of East Dunbartonshire.

Ceartas is both a Company Limited By Guarantee, and recognised as a charity by HM Revenue and Customs, registered in Scotland with Companies House SC264199, and registered with OSCR SCO25369.

As such, members of our Board are referred to as either Directors (company) or Trustees (charity).

Ceartas has a strong board of volunteer Directors / Trustees, with a wide range of skills and experience that bring strong governance and direction to the organisation. Being a volunteer on our Board is an unpaid role that requires a degree of commitment, and as such we do not expect Board members to stay in post indefinitely.

What we are looking for:

We are actively seeking individuals who may be interested in joining our Board of Trustees/Directors now or in the future.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and are looking to ensure we are representative and reflective of the communities we serve.

Whether you are an experienced Director or Trustee or looking to take your first steps onto a Board, we want to hear from you. Our Directors/Trustees will have skills, experience or passion for one or more of the following areas:

• Human Resources

• Finance

• Lobbying skills

• Fundraising

• Business development

• Ensuring services are accessible & inclusive

• Building effective and collaborative working relationships.

• Community Development

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Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £25,000
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

The post holder will provide independent advocacy support on a one to one and collective basis. The advocacy worker has a key role within the Ceartas team, undertaking a range of advocacy services which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Advocacy Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £33,000
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 30th August 2021

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

The post holder will be responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of Ceartas.

The role includes, holding an individual advocacy caseload along with: one to one support, supervision and appraisal of advocacy workers, participation in the allocation of casework (professional and volunteer), assisting and supporting the development of advocacy services including specific projects.

The job description will be supported by objectives agreed in consultation between the Chief Officer and the post holder in line with the business plan.

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