Regional Advocacy Manager

Job Ref: NAS - Regional Advocacy Manager
Type: Temporary (6 months and 2 weeks), Full Time
Location: Dublin
Salary: €50,016 - €61,064 pro rata
Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday 25th July 2017

Full Description

Background Information:

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities provides an independent, confidential and free, representative advocacy service that works exclusively for the person using the service and adheres to the highest professional standards.

NAS works to ensure that when life decisions are made, due consideration is given to the will and preference of people with disabilities and that their rights are safeguarded.

NAS has a particular remit for people 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 Role:

NAS are hiring a Regional Advocacy Manager to lead and direct their regional advocacy team. Reporting to the National Advocacy Manager, the successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day management and strategic direction of the service at regional level in line with national strategy.

It is not required that the Regional Advocacy Manager has a background in advocacy, but it is vital that he/she has experience of supervising teams and possesses strong people management skills. The successful candidate will be process driven and highly organised, with a proven track record of establishing and leading new procedures.

Application Details:

The recruitment campaign for the role of Regional Advocacy Manager is being managed on behalf of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities by Charity Careers Ireland.

If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] for a full job description and information pack prior to making your application.