Dewis Centre for Independent Living (C.I.L.)

A voluntary organisation working in six Local Authorities

New Dewis vacancy for Independent Advocate (Newport)

01443 827930

New Dewis vacancy for Independent Advocate (Newport)

Dewis Centre for Independent Living


Independent Advocate (Newport)

Working between 22-25 hours per week.

(Hours are indicative only and open to negotiation)


Salary: pro rata £ 20,661 depending upon agreed hours    (NJC scale Point 22-25)


We wish to recruit for the post of Independent Advocate working from our office in Newport and across the authority. The successful applicant will need to be dynamic and self-motivated and fiercely committed to the rights of vulnerable and disabled people and to the value of advocacy.


As an Independent Advocate you will be working with individuals to ensure their voices are heard in decisions that affect them and their rights are upheld.  As part of your role you will also be required to promote, facilitate and encourage the development of peer advocacy and self advocacy groups in the Newport area. You will be computer literate with a high standard of written and verbal communication.


Dewis C.I.L is an independent voluntary organisation with an integrated management committee of disabled and non-disabled people. We particularly encourage disabled people and people with direct experience of disability to apply. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.


For an application pack (CVs are not accepted) please contact:

email or

telephone 01443 827930 and ask for Human Resources.

or visit our website


Application forms must be returned to the Chief Executive Officer by 16.00 hours Friday 29th September 2017. Applications received after this date will not be considered.


Interviews will take place during the week commencing 9th October 2017.


Application Pack

Cover Letter

Job Description

Person Spec

Application Form

Advocacy Booklet