You First Advocacy
You First Advocacy

Charity registered in Scotland SC036839

Current vacancies

Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,914 – £33,770
  • Paisley
  • Closing 28th January 2022

You First Advocacy provide an independent professional advocacy service to a wide range of vulnerable adults in Renfrewshire, who require short-term advocacy to address specific issues arising from health, community care or legal interventions. The service is provided by paid staff and trained volunteers.

“Our vision is to provide independent professional advocacy support to individuals who reside in a community, residential or hospital setting, giving them a voice and supporting their rights and wishes”

The Service Manager will be responsible for the overall delivery and management of the service and for ensuring that the contract requirements and standards are met. You will be responsible to the Board and prepare reports to facilitate the development of the service. You will be responsible for promoting Individual and Independent Advocacy in the community

This is an exciting and challenging post for a person who supports social justice and the rights of vulnerable individuals. It is essential that you have knowledge and experience of Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and other generic client groups. A knowledge of advocacy is also essential. You should have excellent interpersonal skills with previous experience as a manager/supervisor and be able to lead a small dedicated team and manage the budget.

It is essential that you're able to write both descriptive and analytical reports for the board and other stakeholders and support the work of the Board.