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Job Title: Advocacy Worker

Salary: £20,845 – £22,793 (depending on experience)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th October 2021 at 5pm

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 29 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 Advocacy Worker. The successful candidate will be offered a 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).

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

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To apply please complete the application form below and email it to caroline@theadvocacyproject.org.uk.

Please note that the organisation is still working remotely therefore interviews will be conducted virtually. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th October.

We do not accept CV’s