Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,724
  • Initially digital delivery /home based then Fife, Glasgow and Dundee
  • Closing 27th April 2021


  • Advertised from 31st March 2021
  • 35 hours per week

Role

To support collective advocacy for citizens with learning disabilities who are living as patients within three hospital settings. Meeting with and supporting those citizens to meet together, (all activity will be in accordance with appropriate government restrictions regarding COVID19).

Encouraging and supporting discussion of issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. The worker will facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. The worker will support member representatives to bring ideas and issues to the attention of those who control services as well as those who develop policy and law. All activity tackles the inequalities and discrimination that members face and is designed to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

Application notes

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter which describes clearly why you are the right fit, right now for this post and for People First (Scotland).by close of business on the 27th April 2021 to:

Louise Accarino Louise.Accarino@peoplefirstscotland.org

We expect to hold interviews during the week beginning 3rd May 2021 Interviews will be conducted on ZOOM by the People First (Scotland) Staffing Committee.

The project is funded by Scottish Government.


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