Advocacy Worker / Trainee Advocacy Worker (multiple positions)

  • Full time
  • £19,328 – £22,112
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th September 2020

  • Advertised from 2nd September 2020
  • Hours: 35 hours per week. Contract: Permanent


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 28 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).

We are also seeking to recruit experienced Advocacy Workers who will fast track the traineeship to work towards completing the accredited Professional Practice Award.

Following completion of the Traineeship and the Professional Practice Award, the salary scale increases.

Application notes

Closing Date: Monday 28th September 2020 at 5pm

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

To apply please complete the application form below and email it to

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisation is working remotely therefore it is highly likely that interviews will be conducted virtually.

We do not accept CV’s