Wales, United Kingdom
£21,086 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated services across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person and vulnerable adult should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives.


If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to family’s lives, we want to hear from you.


We are looking to recruit two Independent Professional Parent Advocates to provide independent and confidential advocacy to parents with children under the age of 18 years across Pan Gwent. You will have direct responsibility for a case load and will enable parents to make effective use of policies or complaints procedures by providing information, support and advice.


You must have significant experience of working in a related setting i.e. parent support, family support worker etc. and have a recognised professional qualification.


For more information, please view the attached job description and person specification.


To meet the requirements of the role you must live within the geographical area.


In return for joining NYAS you will receive the following benefits:

  • 26 days, increasing to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Occupational sick pay (subject to completion of qualifying period)
  • Enhanced pay for family friendly leave
  • Free parking at some of our offices
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Group stakeholder pension scheme
  • Access to BHSF health cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Support and supervision from your line manager
  • Learning & Development opportunities


Note for candidates - when completing the application form, it is important that you refer to the person specification within the job description and detail how you can evidence the criteria.


NYAS operates robust safe procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and adults at risk we work with. To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and a Digital Risk Assessment.

NYAS is an equal opportunities employer

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications.

Refreshed on: 21 December 2021
Closed date: 04 January 2022
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management