Advocacy and Participation Worker (East Renfrewshire)

35 hours per week

£21,216 – £27,400 per annum

The postholder will work directly with care experienced children and young people, primarily in an individual advocacy role.  This means listening to what they say and working with them to ensure their voice is heard regarding the decisions which are being made about their life.  You will also facilitate collective advocacy, which brings young people together in groups, to have their collective voice heard by care corporate parents and others to create positive change.

The right candidate will have a relevant qualification, to a minimum standard of HNC/SVQ 3 (SCQF level 7) in a discipline related to working with children & young people, or equivalent work experience. 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: 3rd February 2017

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