The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities is seeking to recruit for a position in the Greater Dublin Region.
Advocate (Full Time/Permanent)
NAS provides an independent, confidential and free representative advocacy service that works exclusively for people with disabilities. The service is person-centred, accountable, accessible, impartial and independent of service providers, families and other supports.
The organisation has a particular remit for adults with disabilities who are isolated from their community and services, have communication differences, are inappropriately accommodated, live in residential services, attend day services and have limited informal or natural supports.
Salary: €42,658 – €46,915 (pro-rata) (It is anticipated that new entrants to the National Advocacy Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale, however, incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form). The decision on whether or not to award an incremental credit is a decision made by the Board and is subject to the availability of funding.
Location: Greater Dublin Region
Hours: The position is full time (35 hours per week) and may involve working some unsocial hours.
Full information on the role is available in the Candidate Pack
A regional panel of qualified candidates may be formed from which permanent full-time Advocate posts which arise in a specified period, up to a maximum of 12 months, will be filled.
The completed application form and a cover letter should be emailed (as an attachment) to firstname.lastname@example.org stating ‘2209ADVGDR’ in the subject line)
Shortlisting may apply.
Canvassing will disqualify.
Applications and cover letter must be typed. CVs, late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Closing Date for Receipt of Application: Friday 30th September at 12 Noon.
The National Advocacy Service is an equal opportunities employer.
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