Location UK / Armagh
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary £35000 - 40000
Updated 1 week ago
This project (funded through PEACE IV) offers support, advocacy and advice in relation to Truth, Justice and Acknowledgment to families bereaved as a result of the Troubles.
Responsible to: SEFF’s Director of Services and Management Board
Location: Operating out of a South Armagh-based (but with roving responsibilities)
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week (funded until 31st March 2021)
Salary: £35,897 Gross p/annum + ENIC + 6% Pension
Payable monthly in arrears
The post holder will be responsible for key aspects of the management, implementation and effective delivery of this aspect of PEACE IV Programme within their organisation. This will involve the development and implementation of operational plans to ensure that programme targets are achieved and key aspects of the position are to ensure the Advocacy Support Programme is managed in a robust and transparent manner and service delivery standards are met.
The Advocacy Support Manager will provide high level leadership, management and supervision in relation to the Advocacy Support Service. This will include close liaison with Health and Wellbeing Case Managers to ensure involvement at a regional level.
The key elements that constitute the role of the Advocacy Support Manager for South East Fermanagh Foundation are as follows:
Co-ordination and Delivery of Advocacy Services
Monitoring and Evaluation
People Management and Leadership
The foregoing is a broad range of duties and is not intended to be a complete description of all tasks. It is important to note that the responsibilities may change to meet the evolving needs of South East Fermanagh Foundation.
By the closing date for applications, candidates must be able to demonstrate:
1. A relevant degree plus 3 years’ experience providing advocacy and advice to vulnerable clients engaged in legacy processes.
5 years’ experience providing advocacy and advice to vulnerable clients engaged in legacy processes.
2. A minimum of 4 years’ practical experience collating and analysing complex information, and, writing reports.
3. A minimum of 4 years’ experience working and building relationships with multiple stakeholders.
4. A minimum of 4 years’ experience working at a middle management level.
5. Hold a full license valid in the UK with access to a car. This criterion will be waived in the case of an applicant whose disability prohibits driving but who is able to make alternative arrangements.
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The Advocacy Support Manager role is funded by the EU’s Peace IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body and delivered via the Victims and Survivors Service.