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  • VoiceAbility - Advocate

    Created: 16/05/2022

    Post: Advocate
    Hours: Full Time - 35 hours per week
    Salary: £22,000- £29,000. Potential to earn up to 29,000 subject to experience.
    Location: Fife (Home based with travel across the area)
    Contract: Permanent

    VoiceAbility is an independent charity and one of the UK's largest providers of advocacy and involvement services. It has an exciting opportunity for an Advocate in Fife, to deliver and develop Social Security Scotland Advocacy. Your role will be home-based for telephone referrals and administrative tasks, and you will travel around your area to meet the demands of the service which includes networking with providers for signposting opportunities. Some areas may include remote locations without easy access to public transport; therefore, access to other forms of transport may be required. This could be in a client's own homes and other suitable community venues across the Fife area.

    VoiceAbility is ready to support candidates to achieve excellent Advocacy Standards and gain advocacy experience. You may have some experience of working, supporting, or caring for adults or young people who have multiple support need, ideally for those with a variety of communication needs, mental ill health, physical health issues, or barriers to accessing education, training, benefits, employment, care and support.

    To apply for this role please sign up for a recruitment account by visiting the organisation's website.

    The closing date for applications is 00:00 on 29 May 2022. Interviews take place via Teams on the week commencing 13 June 2022.

    Want to know more about VoiceAbility and the role? Please call Emily Johnston, Operations Manager, on 07593 525 666 for an informal chat.

    VoiceAbility is a Disability Confident employer. If you need to apply in a different way, please e-mail [email protected]

    NB: Unqualified Advocates will start at 22,000. VoiceAbility reserves the right to close this vacancy advert early.

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