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Angus Independent Advocacy

Citizen Advocacy Development Worker (Lived Experience) Vacancy

Part time: 21 hours per week
Salary: £15,445 (fixed term for two years)
Mainly based at AIA Offices, Arbroath
With option for blended working

AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce

We are seeking a Citizen Advocacy Development Worker who has experience of providing support to individuals experiencing mental ill health. This post will focus on facilitating citizen advocacy partnerships in the southeast locality of Angus.

The candidate must have experience or interest in community development and supporting volunteers. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice, and; the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you.

Further details and application documents available by emailing enquiries@angusindadvocacy.org

Return applications by email only to: enquiries@angusindadvocacy.org

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 30th May 2022
Interviews to be held week beginning 13th June 2022
For more information please contact: AIA on 01241 434413