Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,724 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 27th April 2021

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


To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought by member representatives to those who control services, policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and 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

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 Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.