Vacancy – Independent Advocate

Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service are looking to recruit someone with experience of and/or understanding of the role of the independent advocate. Ideally, you will have experience of working with adults at risk of harm or exploitation; an awareness of the needs of those affected by mental health problems or mental disorder and an understanding of relevant legislation.

You must be a good communicator and have excellent listening skills as these are key to the role of an Independent Advocate.  You must be computer literate and able to work on one’s own initiative and also have the capacity to work as part of a team. It is essential you have a full driving licence and access to independent transport.

Salary: (£16,873 pro rata) £9576

Duration of Post: One Year
(It is hoped the post will continue after this time but is dependent on funding).

Office Base: 9 Church Crescent, Dumfries, DG1 1DF

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