Independent Advocate

Ayr and Dumfries
09 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Barnardo's Hear 4 U Advocacy Service - Independent Advocate. 

We believe in children and our extensive range of projects and services across Scotland help to lift them out of all forms of poverty, abuse and discrimination. These services include Hear 4 U (South Ayrshire & Dumfries) an independent advocacy service for children and young people which works to ensure their rights are respected and their views heard.

2 x roles 18.5hrs per week – 1 based in Ayr & 1 based Dumfries

In this key role you will provide an independent advocacy service for children and young people from priority groups in South Ayrshire.  Your role will be assisting children and young people to express their thoughts and views, ensuring that they can participate in the processes that affect their lives.  You will also contribute to service development and evaluation.  Experience of working directly with children, young people and families in a paid or voluntary setting will be essential, along with a sound understanding of child protection issues.

Hear 4U staff are part of a wider staff team consisting of colleagues from Hear 4U services in Dumfries & Galloway, South Ayrshire, Renfrewshire and Inverclyde.

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