Vacancy: Lead Advocate (secondment to Advonet)

NJC Scale 6 + 1 scp 26-29, starting at £23,398 – £25,951 pa

37 hours per week 

Service delivery across Leeds.

Leeds City Council has awarded the core contract to deliver Advocacy services to the Advonet Consortium; Touchstone is a partner in this consortium.  We are recruiting an outward-focused, dynamic Lead Advocate to work in this exciting new partnership.

While the post holder will be employed by Touchstone, we will second the successful candidate into Advonet.  The postholder will work from Advonet premises, and will be line managed from within Advonet.

The post holder will have proven statutory advocacy skills, and be able to mentor volunteers and other advocates.  You will be a source of support to external partner agencies who provide advocacy.

Some evening and weekend working may be necessary.

CLOSING DATE: 26 March 2018

INTERVIEWS: 16 April 2018 

Please Click Here To Download The Application Pack

Applications should be returned to:

Touchstone House
2-4 Middleton Crescent
LS11 6JU


Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.