4 Advocate Roles (Fixed Term), Full Time, Various Locations

April 2019

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS) is seeking to recruit a number of Advocates on temporary fixed term contracts:

4 Advocate Full Time Roles

Located in Tipperary, Waterford, Cork and Mayo

All Contracts are Fixed Term to 31 December 2019

(with Possibility to Extend to 31 March 2020)

NAS provides an independent, confidential and free representative advocacy service that works exclusively for people with disabilities. The service is person centred, accountable, accessible, impartial and independent of service providers, families and other supports.

The organisation has a particular remit for adults 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. Please see the job description for information on the Advocate role.

The National Advocacy Service is provided through four regions and a National Office which is based in Dublin.


The salary scale for this role is €42,658-46,915 (pro-rata). 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.

Application Process

The completed application form and a cover letter should be emailed as an attachment to (stating the location you are applying for in the subject line):


Shortlisting may apply and canvassing will disqualify. Applications and cover letter must be typed. CVs, late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:

Friday 26 April 2019 at 12 noon

Panel of Qualified Candidates

A national panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary, part-time and full-time Advocate posts which arise within the next 12 months will be filled should vacancies arise in this period.

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Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board

NAS is an equal opportunities employer