Independent Advocacy Worker
Lochaber area – Home based
15 hours per week
£22,076 per annum pro rata (based on 35 hour week)
- Are you an excellent communicator?
- Do you believe that everyone has the right to be heard & make decisions about their own life?
- Are you passionate about empowering people who may be vulnerable?
If you answer yes to the above, you may wish to apply to become an Independent Advocacy Worker with us.
Advocacy Highland is a leading Highland-wide voluntary organisation, providing person-centred, independent advocacy for people with mental ill health, dementia, learning disabilities and autism. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion.
As an Independent Advocacy Worker in our team, you would be providing one-to-one advocacy for people aged 16 plus under the terms of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) Act 2003.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and approachable individual who shares our values and commitment to helping empower vulnerable & marginalised people access their rights. Advocacy experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided for the successful candidate.
Post holders must possess a full driving licence and have access to personal transport. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Disclosure Scotland check and references. Travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid in addition to salary.
- Working from Home
- Flexible working hours
- Supportive Team – Gold Investors in People awarded organisation
Please submit your application as soon as possible. Closing Date: Thursday 18th January 2024 at 5pm.
Lochaber Advocate Letter, Aug 2023
Monitoring Form 2023