We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.
Obtaining feedback and collating this information from our Advocacy Partners about their advocacy experience to enable us to improve the quality of the service. To meet with our Advocacy Partners when we are at the position of closing their case. This could be at our office base, at the person’s home or somewhere in the community that is convenient for them.
You would be responsible for asking them a list of questions to ascertain their views on their advocacy experience with us.
You would then collate this information on a database set up by EARS to enable the service to explore how the service is viewed by those that receive a service from us.
Being independent from staff it is hoped that you would be given honest open answers.
Experience required: To have some experience /interest in working with older people and people with disabilities.
Travel details: We cover the whole of West Lothian so we would be looking for people from different areas across the regions to cover areas that were more local to them (except where it was felt there might be a conflict of interests)
Minimum age: 26
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public Transport costs will be paid, along with fuel expenses if using own vehicle.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Independent Advocacy – what it is Opportunity to attend annual event held by the Scottish Advocacy Alliance Scotland In-house training as role requires.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet