Advocacy and Participation Manager – South East

Advocacy and Participation Manager
South East Region, based Edinburgh
35 hours per week
£33,640 – £39,579 per annum

Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s recognised national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people.  Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people.

The post holder will provide leadership and direct line management of Who Cares? Scotland Advocacy and Participation Workers (APWs) within the South East regional team. The South East regional team comprises of our services and staff within Edinburgh and the Lothians, Scottish Borders and Fife. The post holder will develop and lead on all advocacy and participation activity within the region and will contribute to the achievement of Who Cares? Scotland’s strategic and operational plans.

The right candidate will have a relevant degree or professional qualification and significant experience of motivating and leading a staff team. In addition you will have significant demonstrable experience of operational planning, service development and managing budgets and delivering high quality services. A current full driving licence is also essential.

For further information on these posts and to download an application form, please visit our website: https://www.whocaresscotland.org/get-involved/vacancies/

Closing date for applications is Monday 15th July 2019, at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 25th July 2019 in Glasgow.

We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of the care system who meet the criteria for the post.

Attachments
Job Spec
Equality Monitoring Form
Application Form

To apply for this vacancy please send your completed application form to:

With thanks to Scottish Local Authorities and funding partners, who make our work possible
Who Cares? Scotland Funding Partners