Families Independent Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,256 pro-rata
  • Mainly based at AIA Offices, Arbroath with option for blended working
  • Closing 13th February 2023

  • Advertised from 24th January 2023
  • 20 hours per week. Pro Rata: £15,003. Duration: Permanent.


AIA values equality and diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.

We are looking for a highly motivated, person-focused individual to join the team at Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA).

The main aim of the post is to support parents who are facing barriers to:

  • Having their voice heard and taken account of
  • Understanding and accessing their rights
  • Understanding and exploring their options.

Support with predominately be provided via 1:1 independent advocacy, but there will also be the opportunity to explore collective advocacy to influence the development of local services.

It is essential that the postholder is committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice; and, the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team.

The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting parents to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

Application notes

Further details and application documents available below

Return applications by email only to: enquiries@angusindadvocacy.org

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 13th February 2023

Interviews to be held in Arbroath week beginning 27th February 2023

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Heather MacMaster (CEO) on 01241 434413.