This vacancy has now closed

Independent Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,098 – £28,638 pro-rata
  • Hybrid model of Home working/ office working. Mid Argyll
  • Closing 29th May 2023

  • Advertised from 12th May 2023
  • 26,098- £28,638 (Pro rata for part time 17.5hrs £13049- £14319.) Plus £312/yr Home Working Allowance


Independent Advocacy Workers play a key role within the Advocacy Service, undertaking a range of advocacy roles which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing people in a variety of settings. Advocacy Workers assist the C.E.O., Operations Manager and Advocacy Coordinator, and other team members in the achievement of the objectives of the Service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• To undertake advocacy work as directed by the Operations Manager. Visiting adults in their own homes, hospitals at agreed venues and travelling independently

• To assist in the processing, prioritisation of and response to referrals received by the Service.

• To maintain client and operational records as required and to maintain a high standard in all elements of reporting and communication.

• To undertake individual casework (and on occasions group casework), working alongside service users to promote self-determination and support their rights and to have their voice heard.

• To establish a supportive relationship with individual clients and provide an ‘independent voice’ on their behalf.

• To represent the views and wishes of the individual at a variety of formal and statutory meetings (e.g. Mental Health Tribunals, Adults with Incapacity Case Conferences) or in other contexts

Application notes

To apply, send completed application form to

Closing date is Monday 29th May at 9am

Interviews scheduled to take place on Thursday 8th June