Thank you for your interest in working with South West Advocacy Network (SWAN)

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About us

SWAN believe that everyone has the right to speak up for themselves. Our team work with people from all walks of life including the most disadvantaged and marginalised adults in our communities. We help them to have their voices heard and their choices respected by those that are making decisions about their future.

We offer free, independent and confidential Statutory Advocacy alongside advocacy for vulnerable adults who are Victims of Crime.

If you would like to join us, we will offer you;

  • A supportive working environment
  • Flexible working approach
  • Regular person-centred Supervision
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Minimum 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employee pension scheme 6% Employer and 2% employee contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme, offering a free and confidential helpline for you and your immediate family.
  • A Wellbeing Day – a paid day from work to allow you time to focus on your own wellbeing
  • In-house Mental Health First Aiders

We welcome candidates from all sections of our communities to apply to join SWAN.  We particularly welcome Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, Disabled, and LGBTQ+ applicants because these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.  On receipt of your application you will be asked to complete an anonymous Equality and Inclusion Survey, we would appreciate your time in completion and return of this online form.   SWAN is a Disability Confident Committed Employer

How to apply;

Please send us your current CV and a paragraph or two telling us why you are right for the role.  Please give examples which can be taken from personal or professional experience.  These should be emailed to  It would also be helpful if you could let us know where you first saw this vacancy.

To discuss support during the recruitment process or any reasonable adjustments you may require please contact our recruitment team on 03333 447928 or – all information given will remain confidential

Thank you


Current Vacancies


We are fully staffed at the moment, however do keep checking back