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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Role: Advocacy Worker

Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Negotiable/Dependent on Experience

Are you a caring person?
Looking for a new challenge?
Are you a good listener?
Could you be a voice for a vulnerable person?
Do you care about your community?

THE ROLE

To provide an independent advocacy service to East Ayrshire residents aged 16–65 years, who have learning disabilities/mental health problems or acquired brain injury, or to any East Ayrshire residents over the age of 65.

The main duties will include:

  • To sensitively provide clear information to clients about available services.
  • To assist clients in linking with appropriate community services and resources.
  • To assist clients to put their views across at reviews or meetings.
  • To provide support and guidance to individuals to encourage them to advocate on their own behalf.
  • To record advocacy input to enable the service manager to monitor referrals and collate statistics.
  • To liaise with the Service Manager or Case Manager on a regular basis.
  • To participate in ongoing training as required by the organisation.
  • To network with other appropriate service providers both voluntary and statutory.
  • To retain confidentiality in line with the stated policy of the service.

We welcome applications from people who are great listeners, clear communicators and who care about their community.

TO APPLY:
Download Application Form
Closing Date: 20th August 2021

GET IN TOUCH:
If you have any queries or problems downloading the application form or job specification, please contact:

In writing: EAAS, 20 Lindsay Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BB
By telephone: 01563 574442
By email: Julia@eaas.org.uk