ACVO Opportunities

Vacancies

Carers Advocacy Worker

Advocacy Service Aberdeen

£23,000 per annum

|

Full Time

|

Hours : 35 hours

|

Contract Type: Permanent

|

Aberdeen

|

Closing date: 31/05/2024

|

Vacancy Details

Advocacy Service Aberdeen (ASA) is a third sector agency providing an independent advocacy service for people who use health and social care services in Aberdeen City. Advocacy helps people speak up about things that are important to them and to have more control over their lives and to have a greater say in decision making and the services they receive.

We are seeking to employ a Carers Advocacy Worker

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours)

Starting salary of £23,000 per annum rising to £23,750 per annum after successful probation.

The successful candidate will provide an independent advocacy service to unpaid carers. The successful candidate will support to carers to help understand their rights and express their views related to health and social work interventions which affect their life and the life of the person they care for. This will include supporting carers to seek and engage with their own carers assessment. The successful candidate will also assist individuals to be better prepared and able to engage with professionals from a range of services including social work, education, housing and health.

Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as a commitment to equal opportunities and to the empowerment of individuals and groups. Applicants must be non-judgemental and able to empathise with the experiences of others. The ability to drive and having access to a car is desirable, as is the ability to undertake both home and office working. Education to degree level or equivalent is highly desirable.

We offer:

5% pension
Flexible working hours
No evening or weekend work
A blend of home and office based work
A wide variety of accredited training and professional development opportunities
Opportunity to work with a highly experienced and supportive team
Generous holiday entitlement
Family friendly employer
Free city centre parking

An application form must be completed CVs will not be accepted.

Please either complete the application form online:  https://forms.office.com/e/swRq5rymRV or download the form below to complete offline and email to asa@advocacy.org.uk

Download Application Form

Please note we have the right to close the position early should we find the right candidate.

Share this vacancy

More vacancies

Assistant House Co-ordinator

Camphill School Aberdeen

£30,014.40 per annum

|

Full Time

|

Hours per week: 40 hours per week

|

Permanent

|

Aberdeen

|

Closes: 30/05/2024

|

Carers Advocacy Worker

Advocacy Service Aberdeen

£23,000 per annum

|

Full Time

|

Hours per week: 35 hours

|

Contract Type: Permanent

|

Aberdeen

|

Closing date: 31/05/2024

|

Sign up for the ACVO Opportunities bulletin to have the latest vacancies, volunteer opportunities, funding news and events sent direct to your inbox each month!

Want to reach Aberdeen’s third sector community and beyond with news of your vacancy?

ACVO can help you find your new team member! Advertise your vacancy with us and have it featured in our ACVO Opportunities bulletin, our digital magazine ACVO News as well as on our site and shared via our social media feeds.

ACVO Members enjoy a discounted advertising rate of £25*. Not a member? Join now for as little as £25 per year.

*Regular advertising charge for non members £100 per advert