Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,934
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th August 2021


  • Advertised from 9th July 2021
  • Full - Time, 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, Until 29th July 2022 (With continuation beyond, subject to securing further funding) Salary: £23,934 p.a. plus mileage/travel expenses

Role

Partners in Advocacy is a lead Scottish organisation providing high quality independent advocacy, for a range of advocacy partners since 1998.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our supportive and friendly Edinburgh team. The advocacy worker role will provide one to one independent advocacy for adults 16 plus with a learning or physical disability and for older people. The role ensures that people’s views and wishes are heard and they are able to make informed choices so that they have influence over decisions which affect their lives.

Full training and ongoing support will be provided to the successful applicant and while the contract is until July 2022 there is the hope of extension beyond that date. In addition, our ambitious development agenda provides ample opportunity to develop and expand you’re experience and skills.

We are interested in hearing from a diverse range of people. If you think your skills, experience and expertise can meet the criteria detailed in the person specification, we would like to hear from you. Please fill in the application form ensuring you provide examples of how your knowledge and experience meet each part of the person specification.

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 partnersinadvocacy.org.uk/vacancies

For an informal chat about the post or any other enquiries, please contact recruitment@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Friday 13th August 2021

Interviews will be held remotely and likely to take week commencing 23rd August 2021