Charity registered in Scotland SC020564
The purpose of the post will be the leadership, management and development of designated services, staff and projects across the organisation. To provide effective line management to a staff cohort in the delivery of direct advocacy services, engagement and involvement or commissioned work. The role will be to lead the team to excellence in service delivery with a strong emphasis on organisational and service development and quality.
The post will be integral to a management structure of peers and seniors, with direct reporting to the Operations Director or Business Director.
We are looking for bright, dynamic individuals who are committed to the principles of equalities and human rights to join our team.
The Advocacy Project has over 25 years’ experience in empowering individuals to know their rights and be involved in decisions that affect their lives. We have built a strong reputation advocating for people affected by the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. We have recently received additional funding to work with those navigating the Self-directed Support process and those affected by alcohol and drug misuse.
As a learning organisation, we are proud of the investment that we put into our staff and the opportunities provided to develop skills and talent within the workplace.
We are now recruiting for the position of Trainee Advocacy Worker. The successful candidate will be offered a traineeship which includes a robust induction programme, and will receive work-based learning and development to work towards completing the accredited Professional Practice Award in Independent Advocacy (SCQF rated level 7).