Job Title:      Universal Advocate x2

Salary:           £20,402 per annum, pro rata for part time working       

Hours:           x1 30 hours per week and x1 32.5 hours per week


Closing date: Thursday 6th February 2020, 12 noon

Interviews to be held on: Friday 21st February 2020


Advonet is a growing organisation working with people who are marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected.


We have an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about upholding the rights of people to work as a Universal Advocate and join our existing team of advocates already providing this service across Leeds.


You will use your specialist knowledge and proven advocacy skills to deliver advocacy. You will be based initially in our Community Advocacy Team though over time you will be expected to work across all the advocacy disciplines as required.


You need to be working or have worked in a similar role and be willing to work towards achieving the Independent Advocacy Qualification.


To apply for this role please complete the Advonet Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, which can be found on along with a detailed job description and person specification (CVs will not be accepted). Please return applications to


If you would like more information or an informal chat about the post please call on 0113 2440606 and ask to speak to Libby Plum, Community Advocacy Manager.

Posted in Jobs on Jan 21, 2020

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The Community Matters vision is to provide a sustainable and effective "hub" of learning, support, advice and guidance, enabling local communities and organisations to grow and achieve through the provision of a high quality service.

We do this in a number of ways through our various projects which at the moment concentrate on working with children, young people and families. But not exclusively. We are able to provide training, learning opportunities and business related advice, guidance and information to individuals and organisations.