Children’s Hearings Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,652
  • Various locations across central belt
  • Closing 27th May 2022


  • Advertised from 9th May 2022
  • Plus mileage/travel expenses. 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, Until March 2023 with possibility of extension. This post is funded by Scottish Government

Role

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?

Partners in Advocacy is a leading Scottish organisation in the development and delivery of independent advocacy, people are central to what we do. We have embedded an organisational culture based on the principals and values of independent advocacy. Our strategic aims include a continued focus on high-quality service delivery and an ambitious and exciting business development and growth agenda.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for working with children and young people – to join our dynamic and friendly team within our Children’s Hearings Service.

Experience of providing independent advocacy and/or working with vulnerable children and young people is desirable, but not essential. Full training and support will be provided for the duration of the post.

You will need a clean driving licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle. PVG Scheme membership will be a requirement of the post – this will be arranged by us on appointment.

Partners in Advocacy is a Disability Confident Employer (Committed)

Application notes

Application notes

For information on independent advocacy please see the SIAA website: siaa.org.uk/what-is-independent-advocacy

Further details including job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from our website at Vacancies – Partners In Advocacy

If you have any enquiries meantime, please contact Jillian McFadyen on 0141 847 0660 or by e-mail at jillian@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk marked ‘Confidential – CHS Vacancy’.

Please note that we cannot accept CVs. Applications from care experienced individuals are welcomed.

Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Friday 27th May 2022

Interviews will be held remotely and likely to take week commencing Monday 6th June 2022