About us

NYAS is a leading children’s charity providing advocacy services for children and young people from 0-25, across England and Wales for over 30 years. Our work helps make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children and young people when they are in desperate need of help.

About the job

Salary: £16,576 - £20,024 a year (pro rata of £23,207 - £28,033 a year) 

Hours: 25 per week

Contract: 6 months fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

We are looking for a Senior Advocate who will have day to day responsibility for the running and promotion of the service, providing a high standard of provision to vulnerable children and young people, ensuring that their voices are heard and they are involved in decisions that affect their lives. You will be responsible for the allocation of cases to other advocates and provide case supervision. You will also recruit and induct new advocates and work to ensure children and young people are safeguarded at all times.

Benefits: (pro rata of 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, group stakeholder pension)

Home based

About you

Experience of working face to face with children and young people is essential.

Application process

For more information and to apply please visit our website www.nyas.net

Closing date: 26th April 2018
Please Quote Reference: 15

NYAS is an equal opportunities employer

Additional information

To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check. NYAS operates robust safer recruitment procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and vulnerable adults we work with.