Job Details: National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities: Advocate (Specified Purpose)


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National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities: Advocate (Specified Purpose)
[National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities ]

THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IS SEEKING
TO RECRUIT AN ADVOCATE FOR A TEMPORARY (SPECIFIED PURPOSE) CONTRACT TO
COVER A SECONDMENT.

The contract is expected to run until **Apply on the website** June
**Apply on the website**.
The post will be based in Dublin.

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.

The National Advocacy Service is provided through four regions and a
National Office which is based in Dublin.

The four regions are:

* GREATER DUBLIN - Dublin, Fingal and Wicklow
* MIDLANDS NORTHEAST REGION - Cavan, Laois, Longford, Louth,
Kildare, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath,
* WESTERN REGION - Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo,
Roscommon, and Sligo.
* SOUTHERN REGION - Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary,
Waterford, Wexford

REPORTS TO: Regional Advocacy Manager

SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**,**Apply
on the website** (pro-rata) (_NAS operates an incremental credit
process for appointments higher than point one of the salary scale.
This process is applicable to new entrants into NAS. Incremental
credit criteria, based on the competencies for the role, are assessed
against employment history as laid out in the application form. A
request for incremental credit from a successful candidate must be
made within the first 3 months of employment.)_

LOCATION: Greater Dublin Region

HOURS: The position is full time (**Apply on the website** hours per
week).

THE POSITION ENTAILS TRAVEL; THEREFORE ACCESS TO USE OF A CAR IS A
REQUIREMENT FOR THE POST.

THE ADVOCATE WILL BE ASKED TO OBTAIN GARDA CLEARANCE BEFORE THEY BEGIN
WORK. PLEASE NOTE THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE HAS ESTABLISHED A
NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE OF **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

A REGIONAL PANEL MAY BE FORMED OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FROM WHICH FULL
AND/OR PART-TIME TEMPORARY ADVOCATE POSTS WHICH ARISE WITHIN THE NEXT
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** MONTHS WILL BE FILLED SHOULD VACANCIES ARISE
IN THIS PERIOD.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The completed application form and a cover letter should be emailed
(as an attachment) to **Apply on the website** (stating GDRADV**APPLY
ON THE WEBSITE**) 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 4TH DECEMBER **APPLY
ON THE WEBSITE** AT 2.PM.

THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

FUNDED AND SUPPORTED BY THE CITIZENS INFORMATION BOARD.


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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