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Senior Advocate/Advocate (depending on experience)

Off the Record – Bath and North East Somerset


Off The Record (OTR) exists to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people by empowering them to be themselves.


We’re looking for someone who believes in championing young people’s voices to join our ShoutOut! Advocacy team as a:

Senior Advocate, 18 hours per week £26,051 - £26,833 pro rata.

If you do not have the experience for this role but you’re motivated by our mission we would recruit for an Advocate, 21 hours per week £23,004 - £23,694 pro rata.


We will only be recruiting a Senior Advocate OR an Advocate.


Off the Record’s vision is for every young person in Bath & North East Somerset & beyond to be emotionally healthy, confident and empowered to be themselves. This role is critical to us achieving that vision.

In this role you will be working directly with young people to ensure that their voice is heard in the statutory processes that they are involved in.


You’ll need to have an awareness of the issues affecting young people in care and going through child protection processes, as well as experience of empowering young people to share their thoughts and feelings. You’ll work hard to ensure young people can access services, whilst championing their rights and entitlements.


This job may be for someone who has experience of working with young people or Advocating on their behalf but we equally value lived experience and a passion for the role.


If you can’t tick off every point in the job description below but feel you have the right transferable skills to succeed in the post, please do still apply or get in touch with us for an informal chat to discuss how your personal or professional experience and skills could be transferred into this role.


Please see our website more information about OTR and for the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form. This position will require an enhanced DBS certificate and two references.


Questions and submission of applications need to be made to Please make it clear in your application if you would like to be considered under both roles or just one.


The closing date for this position is 9am on Monday the 15th of January 2024.


Interviews will take place on Wednesday the 24th of January 2024.

Senior Advocate, or Advocate



18-21 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part time


OTR office, central Bath

Close Date:

Sunday, 14 January 2024

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