Advocacy Workers (mental health or substance misuse)

  • Part time
  • £23,781 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st June 2019

  • Advertised from 4th June 2019
  • Flexible hours. Two year fixed term contract.


AdvoCard is looking to recruit a number of Advocacy Workers who will provide individual advocacy for people who have either problematic substance misuse in Edinburgh or inpatients at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Successful candidates will have a knowledge of the principles and practice of independent advocacy, and an ability to apply these to the provision of advocacy in either of the above settings. You will have an awareness of the issues affecting people with mental health and/or substance misuse issues, via either a paid or unpaid role, or your own lived experience.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 21 June 2019

For an application pack, please visit, email, or phone 0131 554 5307.

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