Advocate (Midlands Area)

Employer National Advocacy Service
Job Type Advocacy
Location The Midlands
Specific Location Midlands & North East Region
Salary €42,658-46,915 (pro-rata)
Closing Date 16th September 2019
Application Form/Job Description Advocate_Application_Form.docx 24.37 kB
NAS-Advocate-job-description-and-person-specification.docx 31.83 kB


The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities provides an independent, confidential and free, representative advocacy service that works exclusively for the person using the service and adheres to the highest professional standards.

The service has a particular remit for people with disabilities who are isolated from their community and services, have communication differences, are inappropriately accommodated, live in residential services, attend day services and have limited informal or natural supports.

The National Advocacy Service is managed by a Board of Management and has responsibility for the delivery of an advocacy service for people with disabilities. The National Advocacy Service is provided through four regions and a National Office which is based in Dublin.

The four regions are:

Region Including Greater Dublin Dublin, Fingal and Wicklow Northeast & Midlands Region Cavan, Laois, Longford, Louth, Kildare, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath, Western Region Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Roscommon, and Sligo. Southern Region Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford


Reports to:  Regional Advocacy Manager

Salary:            €42,658 - €46,915

(It is anticipated that new entrants to the National Advocacy Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale however, incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form).

Hours:          The position is a permanent contract, full-time (35 hours per week) and may involve working some unsocial hours.



The completed application form and a covering letter should be emailed (as an attachment) to [email protected] (stating ‘190903MNE’ in the subject line)

Shortlisting may apply.

Canvassing will disqualify.

Applications and covering letter must be typed. CVs, late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.


The National Advocacy Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.