Action for M.E. (South Ayrshire)


Current opportunity

You will be: • supporting and representing people with M.E./CFS on an issue where they are finding it hard to have their views, wishes or needs heard • providing an independent and confidential service • helping people with M.E./CFS understand their rights and options • helping people with M.E./CFS make informed choices This will involve: • being allocated someone with M.E/CFS as a client, or working alongside an Advocacy Officer providing casework support for a client • holding meetings by phone and video call (and occasionally face to face*) with clients to learn about the issue that is affecting them and the outcome they want to achieve • working collaboratively with a client to produce an action plan • completing actions within set timeframes • regularly reviewing the progress of your client’s case • researching and explaining information to your client • helping your client prepare for meetings • writing emails/letters to and on behalf of your client (with their direction) • representing your client’s views accurately *depending on capacity, location and health restrictions