Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,420 – £25,731
  • Wishaw
  • Closing 18th October 2019


  • Advertised from 30th September 2019
  • Placing on scale dependent on skills and experience. 35 hours.

Role

Equal Say has been providing advocacy for people with disabilities since 1995. We want to recruit a new worker for our project in North Lanarkshire working mainly with people using Self-Directed Support (SDS), based in our Wishaw office. This post is funded through the Scottish Government SDS implementation strategy until April 2021.

If you have knowledge or experience of any of the following, we want to hear from you:

· Providing advocacy or representation to marginalised people

· Experience of working with Self Directed Support

· Experience of casework in a community setting

· Autonomous working within a small team

· A passion for inclusion and social justice

We offer 37 days holiday, 6% matched pension, travel allowance, company mobile phone and flexible working. Our North Lanarkshire team of 11 are a dynamic, experienced and friendly bunch and we pride ourselves on our commitment to and support of staff to have a healthy work/life balance. It’s a great place to work.

This post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme and suitable references.

Application notes

Please send an email requesting an application pack to sam@equalsay.org or download below. For an informal discussion, ask for Roddy Wallace, SDS Team Leader.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th October 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 25th October 2019 in our Wishaw office.


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