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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, 21 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, 23 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.

We provide a range of services that enable and empower young people to develop their confidence, communication skills and resilience. Our Advocacy work enables young people to have a voice in statutory processes that they are involved in.

This role will work closely with the Advocacy and Independent Visiting Service Lead, the Advocacy team, and the wider OTR team, to deliver services for young people that ensure their voice is heard. 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 supporting young people to be empowered to share their thoughts and feelings. You’ll work hard to ensure young people can access services, whilst championing their rights and entitlements.

If you care about young people having their voice heard in their own lives, and the systems and processes around them, then this is the role for you!

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 midnight on Tuesday 1st August. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16th August.

Senior Advocate/Advocate (depending on experience)


Senior Advocate £26,051-£26,833 pro rata & Advocate £23,004 - £23,694 pro rata.


Senior Advocate 21 hours per week & Advocate 23 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part time


Primarily based at Off the Record (OTR) in central Bath

Close Date:

Tuesday, 1 August 2023

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