Includem
Includem

Charity registered in Scotland SC030233

Includem is a specialist Scottish charity established in 2000. We remain solely focused on delivering better outcomes for the most vulnerable and challenging young people in society. Our 1 to1 support at the times of need helps young people, and their parents and carers, make positive changes to their attitudes, behaviours and relationships, reducing the risk of an escalation of problems into adulthood.

Current vacancies

Executive Assistant – Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £26,006 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Office. Hybrid working from both office and from home by agreement
  • Closing 11th December 2022

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of high standard administrative tasks to support the executive team at includem. The role will require, amongst other tasks, diary management, making travel arrangements and preparing a variety of reports.

Key to your success will be an expectation that you are well-organised, have great time management skills, with lots of common sense and to work independently. In doing this, you will contribute to the efficiency of our organisation by providing personalised and timely support to executive members, enabling the organisation to better support the children, young people and families with whom we work.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Provide comprehensive administrative support for up to 5 executives including scheduling meetings

• Booking travel and accommodation

• Act as point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners

• Screen incoming calls and distribute correspondence to colleagues as appropriate

• Effectively take minutes during meetings

• Provide timely information to our executive team, Board and external stake holders

• Format information for internal and external communications - memos, emails, presentations and reports • Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner • Perform any ad hoc duties as requested by your manager to contribute to support executive members at Includem

Additional Information

There may be an occasional requirement to travel to other includem offices.

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Administration Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,475
  • Stirling. Hybrid working available.
  • Closing 11th December 2022

We are includem

An established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What does the role involve?

You will work as part of the Support Services Team to deliver high quality administrative support to the organisation, providing an effective and accurate service that will meet the needs and demands of the various functions within includem. The role requires you to be the first point of contact for the organisation including answering the Helpline available to the young people and families we support and directing these calls to the appropriate staff member. You will be expected to work independently and as part of a team both at home and in a busy office environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Answering the includem helpline and business phone lines in a polite and professional manner and directing these calls to the appropriate person.

• Providing a front of house service that conveys our professional image to both internal and external stakeholders

• Ensuring adequate supplies such as stationery, cleaning materials and other office supplies are kept up-to-date

• Confidently using database systems to accurately input and extract data

• Maintenance and input of our internal database ensuring it is both up to date and accurate and when required to produce information in a professional format for both internal and external stakeholders

• Monitor and audit spend associated with staff expenses and check submissions in line with internal and external audit requirements

• Actively participate at a local and organisational level in improving and developing services and systems

Skills & Experience

• Experience of administrative work in a busy office environment

• Relevant experience in answering telephone calls and providing a professional front of house service.

• Excellent IT Skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

• The ability to react sensitively and confidentially to the client group and the ability to deal with confidential matters in a sensitive and discreet manner

• The ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work on own initiative at times, but also well as part of a team.

• Good self and time management skills

• Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills to support working with internal colleagues, service users and external agencies.

• An adaptable and flexible approach to hours of work and duties

• Committed to self-development

• Educated to SVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration, or equivalent

We value our Team - benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact us on 0141 427 0523 to arrange an informal chat with the Business Support Manager or contact emma.hyndman@includem.co.uk

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Youth and Family Support Worker – West Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • £22,889
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 11th December 2022

If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800.

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

We are recruiting for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.

The successful candidate will be required to:-

  • Build effective relationships with young people and their families and engage them in 1 to 1 support within their local community
  • Identify and record individual support needs and work collaboratively with young people and their families to develop and deliver a sustainable individual support plan based upon presenting and underlying behaviours
  • Use appropriate tools in order to help young people and families understand the impact of their behaviour within the wider community
  • Work in partnership with existing community resources, organisations and supports to sustain positive change with families
  • Develop and deliver groupwork activities

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or be willing to become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contribution
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact us on 07718125204 to arrange an informal chat with one of our managers.

Please note a full driver’s license and road worthy vehicle are required for this role.

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Assistant Project Worker – Fife

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Includem, Unit L, Telford Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 11th December 2022

Due to recent funding and growth in the Fife area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people and are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work across our various services in the area, facilitating vital support to those who require it most.

Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families within our teenagers and transitions service. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a busy team.

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Support Worker – Fife

  • Full time
  • £26,436
  • Includem, Unit L, Telford Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 11th December 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a support worker you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis and groupwork sessions. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role focuses on building trusting relationships with young people to provide both emotional and practical support to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to be connected positively to the local community. You will work in partnership with our partners in CAMHS primary mental health team and Our Minds Matters pupil support team. The service will be delivered through outreach and be embedded within local communities.

Duties include:

Each Support Workers will be responsible for:

  • Building quality relationships which support and empower children, young people, and families to develop and have ownership of interventions which improve their emotional health and wellbeing
  • Providing 1:1 targeted short-term mentoring and Whole Family support based around the strengths and needs of each young person and family. Support Workers will be allocated to support children, young people, and families with more complex needs.
  • Using a strengths-based approach to empower individuals facing adversity to find solutions and make positive changes, ensuring resources are in place to sustain these changes
  • Identifying appropriate group work sessions based around young people self-identified issues and work with community partners to develop and facilitate
  • Ensuring practice within 1:1 and groupwork is aligned with strengths principles is family centred and rights based.
  • Providing a whole family approach to consolidate change and provide the support the whole family needs for its members wellbeing
  • Understanding the different coping mechanisms that young people and their families use to deal with stress and high emotions, and to respond appropriately
  • Working collaboratively with children, young people and families, key stakeholders and external partners towards the achievement of shared goals and objectives.
  • Work directly with CAMHS early intervention team and Our Mind Matters Pupil Support Officers to improve wellbeing and increase engagement in school and specialist mental health support
  • Attend multi-agency meetings to support most complex cases
  • Utilising a range of approaches to improve relationships with family and peers including restorative practice and Solihull Approach
  • Supporting children and young people to build an individualised evaluation toolkit and regularly reviewing progress towards shared goals and objectives against assessment of wellbeing indicators
  • Assessing and responding appropriately to situations where children, young people and families. may be at risk of harm.
  • Responding to children, young people and families. and working in collaboration with others to ensure families have the required range of support they need through universal and statutory agencies.
  • Identifying universal/specialist supports and support children, young people and families to access and engage, providing practical support e.g. getting to appointments/groups and barrier reduction.
  • Taking direction from your team manager and participate in deployment to ensure time is used effectively to meet the needs of children, young people and families.
  • Develop and maintain connections with local communities and neighbourhoods to support families to sustain positive change.
  • Be accountable for the quality of support and be able to evidence this work effectively.
  • Support participation of children, young people and families. in quality assurance practices, service improvement and Fife-wide identification of gaps and further commissioning design.
  • Access support and supervision provided by CAMHS and your team manager

Additional Information

You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes.

Qualifications

You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.

Additional Information

This role will require you to drive, with access to your own car for work purposes. There may be an additional requirement for some travel between includem offices.

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Participation Officer (12 month temporary contract)

  • Full time
  • £26,692
  • Any of includem’s offices – Glasgow, Stirling, Fife, Aberdeen or Dundee
  • Closing 21st April 2021

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Participation Officer to deliver a 12 month project developing a comprehensive culture and practice of participation with the children, young people and families that includem support, in line with the aims of The Promise. This will be achieved by reviewing current policies and practices in promoting the views, experiences and rights of the children, young people and families and the development and implementation of a participation framework.

At includem we value and celebrate peoples’ diversity and believe this strengthens our team. As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, we are keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care experienced staff within our team. We are seeking an individual who is committed to promoting children’s rights, hearing the voices of those we support and ensuring that they can influence the decisions and structures that affect them. We believe that the life experience of the Participation Officer will be key to delivering the change we need to best promote children’s rights.

What does the role involve?

  • Review relevant includem policies, processes and practices to ensure that children, young people and families are able to contribute to decision making, policy making and service planning which affects them in an informed and supported way, and in a way that support and promotes their rights.
  • Review and enhance participatory skills and confidence of staff at all levels of the organisation to ensure meaningful participation of children and families in activities, consultations and events in order to represent their views and experiences of the care and support they receive.
  • Model participation practices by working alongside support delivery staff and directly with children and young people and families, to identify appropriate and accessible ways for them to participate meaningfully in activities designed to help them share their views and experiences and influence practice across all levels of the organisation.
  • Ensure that processes are identified and agreed to ensure the views of those children and young people about includem services and issues affecting them are recorded and considered in planning and decision making at an individual and service level.
  • Develop, along with children, young people and families and support delivery staff a participation framework, with consideration to the strengths, gaps and challenges identified in the review period of the project, framework to ensure that this will represent the views, opinions and experiences of children and young people both in internal service development and improvement and to a range of external audiences, including decision makers and policy makers at a local and national level.
  • Develop an agreed method of consultation and involvement that supports the wider work of includem in supporting children and young people to contribute to includem’s campaigning and influencing work.
  • Recommend changes to policies and practices to ensure that participation of children, young people and families is embedded across all of includem’s services.
  • Work with staff across all roles of the organisation to ensure that all includem services can demonstrate the active and meaningful participation of children and young people in decision making, policy making and service planning.
  • Develop, in conjunction with relevant staff, appropriate methods of recording, monitoring and evaluating the views and opinions of children and young people to inform decision making, policy making and service development.
  • Recognise the confidential and sensitive nature of personal information relating to children, young people and families, and how this should be communicated, used, published, shared, recorded and handled appropriately.
  • Become a member of the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme (paid for by includem)

Person Specification

  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of effectively supporting and promoting children and young people’s meaningful participation
  • Knowledge and understanding of, and commitment to, equality of opportunity, anti discriminatory practices, and inclusion
  • Good verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate clearly and sensitively
  • Self-motivation, team working and ability to use initiative
  • Experience of working in a social care setting within one of the following areas:
  • Youth work
  • Community learning and development
  • Children and young people with disabilities services
  • Children and young people in either a residential or community setting
  • Experience of group facilitation to promote meaningful activities and events for children and young people
  • The ability to work in partnership with a wide range of agencies
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings when required and to travel to includem offices across Scotland

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers

We are actively seeking to bring more diversity of perspectives and experience and especially welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

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This vacancy has now closed

Temporary Project Worker – Fife Justice Team (12 month temporary contract)

  • Full time
  • £25,409 – £26,774
  • Fife
  • Closing 28th April 2021

We currently have a vacancy in our Fife Justice Team for a Temporary Project Worker (12 month temporary contract) who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle for work purposes
  • Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted spa treatments
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers
  • Flexible and agile working
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Temporary Assistant Project Worker (12 month temporary contract)

  • Full time
  • £20,666
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

We currently have a vacancy in our Forth Valley service for a temporary Assistant Project Worker (12 month temporary contract) who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme.

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Life Insurance (4 x salary)

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• SCVO Credit Union

• Discounted gym membership

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers

• Flexible and agile working

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker (2 year temporary contract)

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Stirling
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

We currently have a vacancy in our Stirling service for an Assistant Project Worker (2 year temporary contract) who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme.

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Life Insurance (4 x salary)

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• SCVO Credit Union

• Discounted gym membership

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers

• Flexible and agile working

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Mentors (Mental Health) – 6 month temporary contract

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Fife and Dunfermline
  • Closing 28th April 2021

Do you have a minimum of 5 hours per week that you can commit to supporting the mental health/emotional wellbeing of children, young people and families within the localities of Dunfermline and South and West Fife? As Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

This exciting opportunity to join includem has arisen following successful award of phase 1 initial funding from Initial Phase Funding Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Supports & Services Framework. The project will deliver and evidence outcomes of reduced distress and positive Mental Health.

Ideally you will have experience of supporting children, young people and families on a 1-1 basis with knowledge around mental health / wellbeing and be trauma informed in your practice. Experience in the delivery of groupwork would be an advantage.

We are looking for people who can work as part of a small team in these 2 localities in Fife initially for a period of 6 months to support the initial phases of this project developing.

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

• A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families

• The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)

• An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook

• The ability to work as part of a team

• Ability to build relationships with young people and their families

• An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families

• Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families

• Good organisational skills

• Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative

• Be self-motivated and flexible

• Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support

• Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records

• Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention

• Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle for work purposes

• Become a member of the PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward an SVQ2 in a relevant discipline (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

• Attend team meetings and any relevant training courses

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme.

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone

• SCVO Credit Union

• Discounted gym membership

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers

• Flexible and agile working

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Temporary Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 16th May 2021

We currently have vacancies in our Aberdeen Team for temporary Assistant Project Workers who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach. The successful candidates should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme.
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Life Insurance (4 x salary)
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers
  • Flexible and agile working
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Sessional Mentors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 16th May 2021

Includem are currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join their Aberdeen team. The successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

· Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.

· Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.

· The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

· A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families

· The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)

· An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook

· The ability to work as part of a team

Ability to build relationships with young people and their families

An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families

Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families

Good organisational skills

Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative

Be self-motivated and flexible

Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support

Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records

Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention

Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

All posts require individuals to:

· Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work

· Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

· Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

· Be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle for work purposes

· Become a member of the PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)

· To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward an SVQ2 in a relevant discipline (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

· Attend team meetings and any relevant training courses

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

· A full and robust training and induction programme.

· Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

· Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

· Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

· Company Mobile Phone

· SCVO Credit Union

· Discounted gym membership

· Discounted holidays and associated benefits

· Access to discounts for charity workers

· Flexible and agile working

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Assistant Project Workers - Stirling

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Stirling
  • Closing 20th May 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Stirling area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)

• Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

· A full and robust training and induction programme

· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

· Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

· Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

· Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

· Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

· Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

· Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

· Discounted holidays and associated benefits

· Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

· Flexible and agile working

· Family friendly policies

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers – Forth Valley

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 20th May 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Forth Valley area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)

• Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

· A full and robust training and induction programme

· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

· Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

· Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

· Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

· Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

· Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

· Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

· Discounted holidays and associated benefits

· Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

· Flexible and agile working

· Family friendly policies

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker (supporting children, young people and families)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,409 – £26,774
  • Stirling
  • Closing 20th May 2021

Due to recent growth in the Stirling area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers – Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 31st May 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Aberdeen area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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This vacancy has now closed

Sessional Mentors - Aberdeen

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 31st May 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Includem are currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join their Aberdeen team to support children, young people and their families. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

  • Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.
  • Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.
  • The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

  • A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families
  • The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)
  • An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships with young people and their families
  • An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families
  • Good organisational skills
  • Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative
  • Be self-motivated and flexible
  • Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records
  • Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention
  • Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme.
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Sessional Mentors – Fife

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Fife
  • Closing 15th June 2021

Supporting children, young people and families

We are currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join our Fife team to support children, young people and their families. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

• Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.

• Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.

• The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)

• To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

• A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families

• The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)

• An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook

• The ability to work as part of a team

• Ability to build relationships with young people and their families

• An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families

• Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families

• Good organisational skills

• Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative

• Be self-motivated and flexible

• Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support

• Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records

• Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention

• Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers - Dundee

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Dundee
  • Closing 11th July 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

We have a fantastic opportunity in our Dundee team for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th July 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker – Aberdeen Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £20,666
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 8th August 2021

Assistant Project Worker – Aberdeen Justice Team

(supporting children, young people and families)

37 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

12 month contracts

Annual salary: £20,666 pro rata with the potential to increase to £21,861 pro rata

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, positive, resilient individual who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £25,409 – £26,774
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
Shortlist
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Communications & Public Affairs Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,692 – £28,214
  • Glasgow Head Office (currently remote working)
  • Closing 5th September 2021

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Communications & Public Affairs Officer to join our team in the Glasgow office (home working until further notice). You will have responsibility for supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager in developing and delivering includem’s public affairs, media, marketing, and communication programme raising awareness of the organisation with a wide range of stakeholders.

Includem’s communications function sits within the Development Team which includes strategy, fundraising, business development and contract management. You will work closely with the wider team to ensure their work is effectively communicated to internal and external audiences. You will engage with the wider includem workforce on a regular basis.

Responsible for a variety of tasks supporting our internal and external communications, collate information, write and disseminate material for a range of audiences using a variety of mediums and help to coordinate stakeholder engagement.

To succeed in this role, you should be passionate, think creatively, work independently and as part of a team, and have excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills.

What does the role involve?

The Communications & Public Affairs Officer will be responsible for a range of activities including the following:

  • Supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager in delivering the organisation's communications & marketing strategies
  • Engage with a range of stakeholders including elected representatives and media to increase the profile of the organisation working alongside the wider Development Team
  • Work closely with colleagues across the organisation to identify and produce news stories and case studies for press, website, funding reports, and service contract reports
  • Proactively identify, initiate, and manage ideas for PR and approach and brief broadcasters journalists and feature-writers building a network of contacts
  • Source and generate content for includem’s social media accounts and website
  • Draft press releases, commission and contribute articles and provide high quality copy for a range of audiences
  • Monitor news outlets, consumer, PR and other relevant media agendas and identify PR opportunities. Develop PR media messaging that is consistent with wider organisational positioning, promotes our brand and speaks clearly to key audiences
  • Track and report back on media coverage through internal communications
  • Support the Charity’s marketing activity as required
  • Support the delivery of includem stakeholder engagement events across Scotland.
  • Identify and attend relevant conferences, events and meetings
  • Help build and maintain includem brand reputation, acting as a brand champion, ensuring consistent branding is used
  • Support the wider Development Team as needed, for example, in the writing of bids tenders, funding applications and policy submissions
  • Required to work occasional evenings and weekends, as agreed with your line manager
  • Any other task as identified by the Marketing & Communications Manager

Additional Information

  • Having a driving license and access to a car is desirable but not essential
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland Check

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Family friendly policies
  • Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Shortlist
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Youth and Family Support Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 29th August 2021

Youth and Family Support Workers – ADAPT for CashBack Project – West Dunbartonshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Youth and Family Support Workers to deliver an early intervention service to young people within the West Dunbartonshire area who are aged between 10 – 15 and are on the periphery of offending. The successful candidate will work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.

Do you believe that young people are never beyond help and that with support they can achieve better things and reach their full potential?

Are you able to build professional relationships that matter, built on trust and mutual respect?

Are you committed and able to support young people by not giving up on them and continuing to support them when it matters most?

Do you believe that for lasting change to be achieved that it needs to be made across all generations?

All posts require individuals to:

· Build effective relationships with young people and their families and engage them in 1 to 1 support within their local community

· Identify and record individual support needs and work collaboratively with young people and their families to develop and deliver a sustainable individual support plan based upon presenting and underlying behaviours

· Use appropriate tools in order to help young people and families understand the impact of their behaviour within the wider community

· Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

· Work in partnership with existing community resources, organisations and supports to sustain positive change with families

· Develop and deliver groupwork activities

· Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

· To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

· Have a driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

· A full and robust training and induction programme

· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

· Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

· Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

· Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

· Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

· Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

· Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

· Discounted holidays and associated benefits

· Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

· Flexible and agile working

· Family friendly policies

* CashBack for Communities is a unique Scottish Government programme which takes money seized from criminals under the proceeds of crime legislation and invests them in our future – our young people.

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Policy Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,692 – £28,214
  • Glasgow Head Office (currently remote working)
  • Closing 29th August 2021

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Policy Officer to join our team in the Glasgow office (home working until further notice) You will have responsibility for supporting the development and delivery of Includem’s policy, participation and influencing work. You will work on a variety of tasks supporting our policy and participation agenda, write and disseminate material for a variety of audiences using a range of mediums and help to coordinate stakeholder engagement.

To succeed as a Policy Officer, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Research, Policy & Participation but supporting the work of the Development Team, which includes business development, fundraising, communications and marketing, and research.

What does the role involve?

• Support the Head of Research, Policy & Participation in delivering the organisation’s policy and participation strategy.

• Monitor and report on Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, local government, third sector and other key stakeholders for policy and legislative developments affecting Includem and its beneficiaries.

• Identify opportunities for Includem to respond, comment, provide evidence or influence legislation and policy at a national and local level.

• Contribute to the writing of government and parliamentary consultations and inquiries.

• Support the participation of the children, young people, families and Includem staff, ensuring their voice and experience is gathered as evidence, contributing to the development of Includem’s body of policy and research.

• Support the design and delivery of materials and engagement opportunities to gather views and experiences of the young people and families we support.

• Work closely and build relationships with staff across the organisation to gather evidence and identify possible areas for investigation, development and research.

• Identify opportunities for and support the delivery of stakeholder engagement events.

• Identify and attend relevant policy forums, conferences, events and meetings.

• Build a network of relationships with key stakeholders in the sector.

• Prepare briefings, presentations, supporting documents for includem staff in advance of meetings/workshops/conferences etc

• Work closely with Communications and Marketing Manager and Communications and Public Affairs Officer to ensure includem’s policy work is promoted to a range of audiences via press, website and social media.

• Support the wider Development Team as needed, for example in the writing of bids, tenders, and funding applications.

Additional Information

• You may be required to work occasional evenings and weekends, as agreed with your line manager.

• The role will be primarily home-based for the foreseeable future but, as social distancing restrictions ease, you may be required to travel throughout Scotland.

• Having a clean driving license and access to a car is desirable but not essential.

• Successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers - Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th August 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Assistant Project Workers - Stirling

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Stirling
  • Closing 29th August 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Stirling area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker - Fife

  • Full time
  • £25,409 – £26,774
  • Fife
  • Closing 31st August 2021

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, positive, resilient individual who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)

• Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme.

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker – Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 19th September 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Aberdeen area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, positive, resilient individual who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and families, involving regular weekend and evening work;
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Group scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Young Person & Family Support Sessional Workers Telephone based

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow/remote working
  • Closing 19th September 2021

We are currently recruiting for Young People & Family Support Sessional Workers to deliver support to young people and families over the telephone. A key aspect of this service is ensuring access to support 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The role includes linking the caller into their wider support team, listening to their concerns, de-escalating situations, providing emotional containment, advice and information.

What does the role involve?

• Building relationships with young people and families via the telephone.

• Linking in with wider stakeholders including external partners, third sector providers and statutory services.

• Provide a safe and effective service to children, young people and families over the telephone.

• Controlling telephone conversations effectively and sensitively including handling distressed and confused presentations from service users. In addition, have the ability to assess the urgency of the call whilst under pressure.

• Working actively with children, young people and families assisting them to explore their circumstances, their feelings and the options open to them in line with Includem’s model of practice.

• Ensuring the young person and/or family members views and opinions are sought, listened to, understood and incorporated into the support and responses provided.

• Assessing when a child, young person or family may be at risk and follow Includem’s escalation processes.

• Assessing which resources are appropriate in response to the needs of children, young people and families.

• Liaising with the appropriate statutory or non-statutory agencies in accordance with Includem’s policy and practice.

• Be trauma aware in your communication with young people and families. Be empathetic, understanding and use a strengths based coaching approach to empower them to make safe decisions.

• Alert management support to potential risk or sensitive enquiries and understand how to appropriately maintain confidentiality and security.

• Participate in supervision and ongoing training regularly in line with Includem’s policies and procedures.

• Utilise Includem’s information systems to input information for each contact with a child, young person or family.

• Contribute to the evaluation and development of the Includem service.

• Attend and contribute to briefings and training events.

The service is delivered between 8.00am – 10.00pm with expectations of core hours between 5.00pm and 10.00pm. Must be able to work weekends and public holidays.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Multi Risk Sessional Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th September 2021

We are currently recruiting for Multi Risk Sessional Workers to work alongside the Youth Health Service team to support young people and families.

You will contribute to effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Includem in collaboration with the Youth Health Service are delivering support across 9 venues in Glasgow. The support is provided at fixed times in the evening from these venues and there is also an element of outreach work required. You will contribute to the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the venues and in communities. You will achieve positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

What does the role involve?

• Supporting with building relationships and delivering outcome based support to young people and families, involving all key stakeholders.

• Supporting the availability for allocated venue times and engage young people within a community setting.

• Exploring values and attitudes with young people in a supportive manner, to affirm and validate their feelings and ideas, and nurture and confirm their learning

• Communicating with Multi Risk workers to actively contribute to case progression and provide feedback to help young people and families recognise progress.

• Identifying the signs of when a child, young person or family may be at risk and follow Includem’s and the Youth Health Service’s escalation processes.

• Offering support and generate solutions where required, with risk enablement being at the heart of professional judgement and decision making supported by a manager.

• Working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary team including Includem, NHS and LifeLink

• Maintaining and producing accurate and timely records.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

• Have a driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Sessional Mentors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th September 2021

Includem are currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join their Glasgow team to support children, young people and their families. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

• Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.

• Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.

• The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

• A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families

• The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)

• An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook

• The ability to work as part of a team

• Ability to build relationships with young people and their families

• An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families

• Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families

• Good organisational skills

• Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative

• Be self-motivated and flexible

• Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support

• Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records

• Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention

• Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Family friendly policies

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Team Manager – Glasgow Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th September 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Team Manager to join our Glasgow Justice team to provide direct support to the Team Manager. You will supervise Assistant Project Workers and develop leadership and people management skills within the team. In this role you will attend both internal and external meetings and have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing work on strategic priorities and development of services and work on projects. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

• Point of reference for Project Workers, Assistant Project Workers and Mentors

• Supervise and develop Assistant Project Workers within team including coaching and some training delivery

• Participates in recruitment and selection activity

• Participates in the delivery of induction training for staff at all levels

• Participates in external contract meetings

• actively contribute to monitoring of service delivery against contractual obligations

• Attend referral meetings responsible for all aspects of referral management

• Participates in and facilitates Team Meetings and Mentor meetings

• Overview of referrals and allocation of work

• Overseeing deployment and active influencing in resource management

• Actively participate in helpline service and management of day time back up to ensure 24/7 support and crisis management with risk enablement being at the heart of professional judgement and decision making.

• Supporting the team to evidence examples of good practice for use by the Development team

• Engage effectively with partner agencies on a day to day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working

• Work collaboratively and effectively with all functional supports & other service staff across the organisation

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards an SVQ 4 or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Team Manager – Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th September 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Team Manager to join our Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention team to provide direct support to the Team Manager. You will supervise Assistant Project Workers and develop leadership and people management skills within the team. In this role you will attend both internal and external meetings and have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing work on strategic priorities and development of services and work on projects. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

  • Point of reference for Project Workers, Assistant Project Workers and Mentors
  • Supervise and develop Assistant Project Workers within team including coaching and some training delivery
  • Participates in recruitment and selection activity
  • Participates in the delivery of induction training for staff at all levels
  • Participates in external contract meetings
  • actively contribute to monitoring of service delivery against contractual obligations
  • Attend referral meetings responsible for all aspects of referral management
  • Participates in and facilitates Team Meetings and Mentor meetings
  • Overview of referrals and allocation of work
  • Overseeing deployment and active influencing in resource management
  • Actively participate in helpline service and management of day time back up to ensure 24/7 support and crisis management with risk enablement being at the heart of professional judgement and decision making.
  • Supporting the team to evidence examples of good practice for use by the Development team
  • Engage effectively with partner agencies on a day to day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all functional supports & other service staff across the organisation

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards an SVQ 4 or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers – Forth Valley

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,409
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 23rd October 2021

Due to recent growth in the Forth Valley area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers – Forth Valley

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,666
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

Supporting children, young people and families.

Due to recent growth in the Forth Valley area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Team Manager – Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th October 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Team Manager to join our Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention team to provide direct support to the Team Manager. You will supervise Assistant Project Workers and develop leadership and people management skills within the team. In this role you will attend both internal and external meetings and have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing work on strategic priorities and development of services and work on projects. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

• Point of reference for Project Workers, Assistant Project Workers and Mentors

• Supervise and develop Assistant Project Workers within team including coaching and some training delivery

• Participates in recruitment and selection activity

• Participates in the delivery of induction training for staff at all levels

• Participates in external contract meetings

• actively contribute to monitoring of service delivery against contractual obligations

• Attend referral meetings responsible for all aspects of referral management

• Participates in and facilitates Team Meetings and Mentor meetings

• Overview of referrals and allocation of work

• Overseeing deployment and active influencing in resource management

• Actively participate in helpline service and management of daytime back up to ensure 24/7 support and crisis management with risk enablement being at the heart of professional judgement and decision making.

• Supporting the team to evidence examples of good practice for use by the Development team

• Engage effectively with partner agencies on a day-to-day basis and pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working

• Work collaboratively and effectively with all functional supports & other service staff across the organisation

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the children, young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with children, young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards an SVQ 4 or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th October 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,692 – £28,214
  • Glasgow Head Office (currently remote working)
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Communications Officer to join our team in the Glasgow office (home working until further notice). You will have responsibility for supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager in developing and delivering includem’s public affairs, media, marketing, and communication programme raising awareness of the organisation with a wide range of stakeholders.

Includem’s communications function sits within the Development Team which includes strategy, fundraising, business development and contract management. You will work closely with the wider team to ensure their work is effectively communicated to internal and external audiences. You will engage with the wider includem workforce on a regular basis.

Responsible for a variety of tasks supporting our internal and external communications, collate information, write and disseminate material for a range of audiences using a variety of mediums and help to coordinate stakeholder engagement.

To succeed in this role, you should be passionate, think creatively, work independently and as part of a team, and have excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills.

What does the role involve?

The Communications Officer will be responsible for a range of activities including the following:

• Supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager in delivering the organisation's communications & marketing strategies

• Engage with a range of stakeholders including elected representatives and media to increase the profile of the organisation working alongside the wider Development Team

• Work closely with colleagues across the organisation to identify and produce news stories and case studies for press, website, funding reports, and service contract reports

• Proactively identify, initiate, and manage ideas for PR and approach and brief broadcasters journalists and feature-writers building a network of contacts

• Source and generate content for includem’s social media accounts and website

• Draft press releases, commission and contribute articles and provide high quality copy for a range of audiences

• Monitor news outlets, consumer, PR and other relevant media agendas and identify PR opportunities. Develop PR media messaging that is consistent with wider organisational positioning, promotes our brand and speaks clearly to key audiences

• Track and report back on media coverage through internal communications

• Support the Charity’s marketing activity as required

• Support the delivery of includem stakeholder engagement events across Scotland.

• Identify and attend relevant conferences, events and meetings

• Help build and maintain includem brand reputation, acting as a brand champion, ensuring consistent branding is used

• Support the wider Development Team as needed, for example, in the writing of bids tenders, funding applications and policy submissions

• Required to work occasional evenings and weekends, as agreed with your line manager

• Any other task as identified by the Marketing & Communications Manager

Additional Information

• Having a driving license and access to a car is desirable but not essential

• The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland Check

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Human Resources Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,000 – £43,000
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (blended office-based/working from home in line with Covid19 guidance)
  • Closing 31st October 2021

Hello, we are includem

We are a Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust.

Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What does the role involve?

We are keen to find an HR Manager with breadth and depth of HR experience who is committed to includem’s mission and principles.

You will understand the complexity of the third sector and the HR challenges we face and will bring a solutions-focussed, collaborative approach to the role.

This is a varied and hands-on position. Through your business partnering skills, you will provide advice and coaching to line managers; and lead employee relations, learning & development strategy, and projects of change. You will be responsible for implementing new approaches and methods of delivery to recruitment, KPI reporting and case management, focusing on meeting the needs of includem.

An integral part of the Senior Management Team, you will lead on development of the HR and Learning & Development Strategy . You will be excited to take the lead on change-management tasks and be able to demonstrate that such challenges will not phase you.

You will work within a small team with direct line management responsibility for an HR Assistant and a Workforce Development Officer, and you will report to the Head of Corporate Services.

Essential Criteria

• Educated to postgraduate degree level or equivalent experience.

• CIPD qualification and membership.

• Knowledge of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and Disclosure Scotland (PVGs, Disclosures).

• Excellent knowledge and understanding of Employment Law.

• Proven skills in influencing, communication and working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues, building professional networks to enhance organisational profile.

• Able to evidence personal drive, innovation, confidence, and commitment to engage others, especially in change management initiatives.

• Able to work independently and ensure the achievement of agreed departmental objectives.

• Resilient with flexibility and adaptability and ability to self-manage and work on own initiative.

• Understands the need to maximise people resources efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of people who use includem services and their families/carers.

• Experienced in dealing with complex employee relations cases e.g. TUPE.

• Experience of contributing to the coordination and leadership of learning and development operational and strategic plans.

• Interest and proven ability in report writing, policy and procedure reviews and summarising detailed information.

• Committed to continuous professional development.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

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Assistant Project Worker – Stirling/ Forth Valley

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Stirling/ Forth Valley
  • Closing 31st October 2021

Assistant Project Worker – Stirling/ Forth Valley

Supporting children, young people and families

12 month contracts

37 hours a week, including weekends and evenings

Annual salary: £20,666 pro rata with the potential to increase to £21,861 pro rata after 6 months

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st October 2021

Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

12 month contract

37 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

12 month contracts

Annual salary: £20,666 pro rata with the potential to increase to £21,861 after 6 months.

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £25,409 – £26,774
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st October 2021

Project Workers – Glasgow Justice Team

(supporting children, young people and families)

12 month contracts

37 hours per week (including weekends and evenings)

Annual salary: £25,409 with the potential to increase to £26,774 after 6 months

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Project Workers – Aberdeen Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £25,917 – £27,309
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 21st November 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow Prevention & Early Intervention

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £22,298
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st November 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Assistant Project Worker – Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £22,298
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 21st November 2021

Due to recent growth in the Aberdeen area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, positive, resilient individual who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Assistant Project Worker – Stirling/ Forth Valley

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £22,298
  • Stirling/Forth Valley
  • Closing 21st November 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Project Worker (Stirling)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,917 – £27,309
  • Stirling
  • Closing 1st December 2021

Due to recent growth in the Stirling area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a small busy team.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of young people and their families
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • Use communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • To be registered or become registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towards HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme.

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

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Assistant Project Workers – Glasgow ADAPT Justice Team

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £22,298
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th January 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or be willing to become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Youth & Family Support Worker – ADAPT for CashBack Team

  • Full time
  • £22,440 – £23,460
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 5th January 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

We are recruiting for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.

The successful candidate will be required to:-

  • Build effective relationships with young people and their families and engage them in 1 to 1 support within their local community
  • Identify and record individual support needs and work collaboratively with young people and their families to develop and deliver a sustainable individual support plan based upon presenting and underlying behaviours
  • Use appropriate tools in order to help young people and families understand the impact of their behaviour within the wider community
  • Work in partnership with existing community resources, organisations and supports to sustain positive change with families
  • Develop and deliver groupwork activities

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or be willing to become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Sessional Mentors – Stirling & Forth Valley

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Stirling & Forth Valley
  • Closing 5th January 2022

Supporting children, young people and families

Includem is currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join its Stirling & Forth Valley team to support children, young people and their families. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

  • Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.
  • Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.
  • The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

Job Description attached below

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Human Resources Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,496 – £27,257
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (blended office-based/working from home in line with Covid19 guidance)
  • Closing 28th January 2022

We are includem

An established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities

What does the role involve?

The Human Resources function at includem has undergone a period of significant change and we have redesigned the way we provide service to the business. This is an exciting time for us and an opportunity for an individual to join us as an HR Officer and help us deliver the new way of working, delivering a service which supports and encourages our team to provide the services for which we are renowned.

We welcome applications from people who enjoy team working, are forward thinking and enjoy supporting a wide range of core HR activities and projects to enable us to achieve our ambitious goals. It would be ideal if you can demonstrate experience within an HR function, bringing a pragmatic and common-sense approach, as well as strong a customer centric attitude. Experience of Sage would be helpful, although not essential.

As an integral part of our HR team, you will be required to provide professional administrative support to deliver and enhance processes and projects, and will act as a first point of contact, responding to front line HR queries from employees and managers, as well as being responsible for the accurate and timely production of employee documentation and maintenance of our HR system records.

You will be key in contributing towards the delivery of an effective recruitment service, and also in supporting several significant HR objectives.

You must be able to demonstrate experience of the following:

• Experience within a fast-paced Administrator role, ideally within a HR or professional services environment.

• Effective communication and interpersonal skills – able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

• Exceptional organisational skills and a methodical approach to work.

• Proficient in the use of MS Office packages (or similar), confident in learning new applications/systems quickly.

• Ability to work with limited supervision and meet strict deadlines.

Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 5 and/or have relevant recent experience of providing administrative support in a HR environment. A CIPD qualification, or working towards, would be advantageous, but not essential.

Accountabilities

• Ensuring correct processing of information by including submission of monthly changes to payroll team.

• Management of leaver process.

• Maintenance of HR system records, including processing requests (SPL, Maternity, Paternity, Flexible working, etc) and preparing related correspondence to be reviewed by the relevant Team Leader/Manager.

• Process PVG’s and all regulatory required documentation

• Manage SSSC records and applications

• Production of ad-hoc reports.

• Understand our recruitment processes to provide recruitment administration support

• Assist the HR Manager with the accurate completion of cyclical processes e.g. annual pay reviews.

• Uploading HR policies and processes to our intranet site as required

• Adhering to includem’s Information Security and GDPR standards, policies and procedures.

• Demonstrable commitment to the promotion of equality and diversity.

Skills & Experience

• Able to consistently work to a high level of accuracy and achieve deadlines

• Able to maintain confidentiality and observe discretion

• Highly organised and able to prioritise own work tasks

• Flexible and adaptable to business needs

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficient excel skills.

We value our Team - benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

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Sessional Mentors – Glasgow

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd February 2022

Sessional Mentors – Glasgow

Supporting children, young people and families

Includem are currently recruiting for Sessional Mentors to join its Glasgow team to support children, young people and their families. Ideally the successful candidates should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

  • Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.
  • Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.
  • The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

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Experienced Learning & Development Associate

  • Full time
  • £27,226 – £28,686
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (blended office-based/working from home in line with Covid19 guidance)
  • Closing 27th February 2022

We are an established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without our people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What Does the Role Involve?

This is a highly varied role, and the successful candidate will support the organisational learning, development & training strategy. You will take an active role in assisting on tender and funding bids, scanning the horizon to capitalise on local, regional and national funding opportunities to further enhance the development of our entire team.

Liaising with all departments, you will gain an understanding of individual and functional development and training needs and produce innovative ideas and initiatives that move the organisation forward in its learning culture, and adherence to sector compliance. Driving the learning & development initiative, further fostering our strong team culture, ensuring our people are knowledgeable and future-ready will be central to the role.

As the Learning & Development Associate you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the Learning & Development function’s core offering, ensuring that all targets and objectives are achieved.

These programmes are focused on building capabilities and awareness in our people, alongside equipping them with the diverse skills to perform at their optimum. You will also support the HR Manager to develop and roll out the wider L&D strategy.

You will be responsible for the robust evaluation and review of programmes, to ensure that insights and measurement of progress highlight the impact of Learning & Development activities as well as informing the wider L&D strategy.

You will partner and consult with Key stakeholders, including Senior Leadership Team and industry subject matter experts, to understand and identify, through learning needs analysis, learning and development requirements. The role will also be responsible for enabling and empowering participants to apply programme learnings to their work. A key focus of what you do will be around participant experience, and the use of excellent facilitation skills will be required.

Essential Criteria

  • You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or, have relevant skills and experience in Education and or Training.
  • Proven track record of successful delivery in a similar role, ideally within comparable sector
  • An exceptional communicator with the ability and desire to work in a collaborative manner with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven track record of identifying, developing and delivering end to end development materials and training staff
  • Strong experience of delivering consultative learning both one on one as well as with large groups either in person or remotely.
  • You should possess exceptional facilitation skills and be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels operating in a strong governance environment.
  • Exceptional influencing, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to develop, deliver and present learning materials and objectives across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience of the welfare system relating to young people and families, legislative frameworks and social care/social policy requirements and how these can be addressed in terms of effective training to enhance overall performance
  • Ability to evidence personal drive, innovative style and commitment through learning and development with evaluation and impact of success
  • Resilient, flexible, and adaptable with ability to self-manage, be organised and work on own initiative
  • IT literate with a good understanding of flexible learning solutions to support agile working
  • Results orientated and committed to high personal standards with the desire to achieve and develop others through CPD.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies
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Support Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £18,113 – £19,840
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (blended office-based/working from home in line with Covid19 guidance)
  • Closing 6th March 2022

We are includem

An established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What does the role involve?

You will work as part of the Support Services Team to deliver high quality administrative support to the organisation, providing an effective and accurate service that will meet the needs and demands of the various functions within includem. The role requires you to be the first point of contact for the organisation including answering the Helpline available to the young people and families we support and directing these calls to the appropriate staff member. You will be expected to work independently and as part of a team both at home and in a busy office environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Answering the includem helpline and business phone lines in a polite and professional manner and directing these calls to the appropriate person.

• Providing a front of house service that conveys our professional image to both internal and external stakeholders

• Ensuring adequate supplies such as stationery, cleaning materials and other office supplies are kept up-to-date

• Confidently using database systems to accurately input and extract data

• Maintenance and input of our internal database ensuring it is both up to date and accurate and when required to produce information in a professional format for both internal and external stakeholders

• Monitor and audit spend associated with staff expenses and check submissions in line with internal and external audit requirements

• Actively participate at a local and organisational level in improving and developing services and systems

Skills & Experience

• Experience of administrative work in a busy office environment

• Relevant experience in answering telephone calls and providing a professional front of house service.

• Excellent IT Skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

• The ability to react sensitively and confidentially to the client group and the ability to deal with confidential matters in a sensitive and discreet manner

• The ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work on own initiative at times, but also well as part of a team.

• Good self and time management skills

• Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills to support working with internal colleagues, service users and external agencies.

• An adaptable and flexible approach to hours of work and duties

• Committed to self-development

• You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in Business Administration

We value our Team - benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

Shortlist
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Assistant Project Workers – Stirling/Falkirk

  • Full time
  • £21,079
  • Stirling/Falkirk
  • Closing 10th April 2022

Due to recent growth in the Stirling area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

All posts require individuals to:

• Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families

• Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families

• Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support

• Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes

• Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)

• To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working

• Family friendly policies

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £23,407
  • Stirling
  • Closing 8th May 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,917 – £28,704
  • Stirling
  • Closing 8th May 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £23,407
  • Glenrothes, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £18,113 – £19,840
  • Glenrothes/Hybrid
  • Closing 31st May 2022

Purpose of Role

You will work as part of the Support Services Team to deliver high quality administrative support to the organisation, providing an effective and accurate service that will meet the needs and demands of the various functions within includem. The role requires you to be the first point of contact for the organisation including, answering the Helpline available to the young people and families we support and directing these calls to the appropriate staff member. You will be expected to work independently and as part of a team both at home and in a busy office environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Answering the includem helpline and business phone lines in a polite and professional manner and directing these calls to the appropriate person.

• Providing a front of house service that conveys our professional image to both internal and external stakeholders

• Ensuring adequate supplies such as stationery, cleaning materials and other office supplies are kept up to date

• Confidently using database systems to accurately input and extract data

• Maintenance and input of our internal database ensuring it is both up to date and accurate and when required to produce information in a professional format for both internal and external stakeholders

• Monitor and audit spend associated with staff expenses and check submissions in line with internal/external audit requirements

• Actively participate at a local and organisational level in improving and develop services and systems

Additional Information

There may be an occasional requirement to travel other includem offices.

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Learning & Development Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,226 – £28,686
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (blended office-based/working from with some travel to other offices)
  • Closing 5th June 2022

We are an established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without our people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What Does the Role Involve?

This is a highly varied role, and the successful candidate will support the organisational learning, development & training strategy. You will take ownership of the Induction process and be very involved in the On-Baording process. You will also enjoy scanning the horizon to capitalise on local, regional and national funding opportunities to further enhance the development of our entire team.

Liaising with all departments, you will gain an understanding of individual and functional development and training needs and assist in producing innovative ideas and initiatives that move the organisation forward in its learning culture, and adherence to sector compliance. Driving the learning & development initiative, further fostering our strong team culture, ensuring our people are knowledgeable and future-ready will be central to the role.

As the Learning & Development Co-ordinator you will be central for the successful delivery of the Learning & Development function’s core offering, ensuring that all targets and objectives are achieved. These programmes are focused on building capabilities and awareness in our people, alongside equipping them with the diverse skills to perform at their optimum. You will also support the Learning & Development Business Partner to develop and roll out the wider L&D strategy.

You will be responsible for the evaluation and review of programmes, to ensure that insights and measurement of progress highlight the impact of Learning & Development activities as well as informing the wider L&D strategy.

You will partner and consult with Key stakeholders, including Senior Leadership Team and industry subject matter experts, to understand and identify, through learning needs analysis, learning and development requirements. The role will also be responsible for enabling and empowering participants to apply programme learnings to their work. A key focus of what you do will be around participant experience, and the use of strong facilitation skills will be required.

Essential Criteria

  • You will be educated to SCQF Level 6 or, have relevant skills and experience in Education and or Training.
  • Proven track record of successful delivery in a similar role, ideally within comparable sector
  • An exceptional communicator with the ability and desire to work in a collaborative manner with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven track record of delivering end to end development materials and training staff
  • You should possess strong facilitation skills and be comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels operating in a strong governance environment.
  • Strong influencing, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to deliver and present learning materials and objectives across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience of the welfare system relating to young people and families, legislative frameworks and social care/social policy requirements and how these can be addressed in terms of effective training to enhance overall performance
  • Ability to evidence personal drive, innovative style and commitment through learning and development with evaluation and impact of success
  • Resilient, flexible, and adaptable with ability to self-manage, be organised and work on own initiative
  • IT literate with a good understanding of flexible learning solutions to support agile working
  • Results orientated and committed to high personal standards with the desire to achieve and develop others through CPD.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Sessional Mentors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 10th June 2022

To provide assistance and support as part of the intensive support and supervision programme to vulnerable young people who may be at risk, and at times excluded from the community. We also provide support to families as part of our intensive support package. Mentors build sustainable trust and respectful professional relationships which encourage support and demonstrate commitment to young people and their families. Sessional Mentors will also be required work closely with our teams and document contact visits.

Shortlist
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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,079 – £23,407
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th June 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and

Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Wellbeing Community Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,917
  • Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 22nd June 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a support worker you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis and groupwork sessions. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Wellbeing Community Befriender

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 22nd June 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a befriender you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach and support activity-based goal setting. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

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Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,083
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 22nd June 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families, and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

Overall, the focus of the Team Manager is to lead and develop a team of professional individuals to be accountable, responsible to take managed risk to meet the needs of the young people, their families/carers and service funders from entry through to move on, ensuring outcomes are evidenced and recorded on our Management Information System.

Engage effectively with partner agencies on a day-to-day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working.

Models’ positive leadership that is accountable, positively role models and leads by example.

Ensure evaluation of Includem service is happening at all levels and that information is actively recorded and utilised to promote services internally and externally.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 28th June 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and

Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Dundee
  • Closing 28th June 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and

Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,917 – £28,704 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 11th July 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,765
  • Dundee
  • Closing 12th July 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families, and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. A key role, the team manager will have responsibility for all aspects of the service in line with contract expectations. This requires ownership and the ability to influence and communicate across a variety of forums. The team manager will be able to make links for staff between strategic objectives and the day-to-day delivery of the service. It is important that the quality of service provided is high and that resources are managed effectively and in line with budgets.

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Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,889
  • Dundee
  • Closing 4th July 2022

This role will offer a tiered approach to providing support and intervention for children aged 5 to 12, experiencing mental and emotional distress to promote positive wellbeing. This will be in collaboration with Longhaugh Support Group (LSG). This role will work closely with LSG, th child’s mainstream school, children and families social work, specialist supports and universal services whilst taking a whole family approach though outreach community work with families.

The Family Support Worker role will have expertise in social, communication and neurodiverse needs and all work will be underpinned by includem’s model of practice and the . The role will require you to work flexibly between 8am-10pm, 5 days over 7 to provide support to children, parents & carers at times supportive of family needs.

This role will provide 4 key elements of support:

  • 1:1 Child Wellbeing Support
  • 1:1 Parent/Carer and Whole Family Support
  • Parenting Groupwork including delivery of the 10 week Solihull for parents
  • Collaboration with LSG, mainstream school, Children and Families Social Work Team and other community based specialist and universal services
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Support Services Officer

  • Full time
  • from £18,475
  • 35 hours per week Based at our includem office in Glenrothes, Fife. Hybrid working available.
  • Closing 20th July 2022

We are includem

An established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What does the role involve?

You will work as part of the Support Services Team to deliver high quality administrative support to the organisation, providing an effective and accurate service that will meet the needs and demands of the various functions within includem. The role requires you to be the first point of contact for the organisation including answering the Helpline available to the young people and families we support and directing these calls to the appropriate staff member. You will be expected to work independently and as part of a team both at home and in a busy office environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Answering the includem helpline and business phone lines in a polite and professional manner and directing these calls to the appropriate person.

• Providing a front of house service that conveys our professional image to both internal and external stakeholders

• Ensuring adequate supplies such as stationery, cleaning materials and other office supplies are kept up-to-date

• Confidently using database systems to accurately input and extract data

• Maintenance and input of our internal database ensuring it is both up to date and accurate and when required to produce information in a professional format for both internal and external stakeholders

• Monitor and audit spend associated with staff expenses and check submissions in line with internal and external audit requirements

• Actively participate at a local and organisational level in improving and developing services and systems

Skills & Experience

• Experience of administrative work in a busy office environment

• Relevant experience in answering telephone calls and providing a professional front of house service.

• Excellent IT Skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

• The ability to react sensitively and confidentially to the client group and the ability to deal with confidential matters in a sensitive and discreet manner

• The ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work on own initiative at times, but also well as part of a team.

• Good self and time management skills

• Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills to support working with internal colleagues, service users and external agencies.

• An adaptable and flexible approach to hours of work and duties

• Committed to self-development

• Educated to SVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration, or equivalent

We value our Team - benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436 – £29,278
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 12th July 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,770
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (hybrid working available)
  • Closing 24th July 2022

About includem

We are an established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.

Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Includem would be nothing without our people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.

What Does the Role Involve?

This is a varied role, and the successful candidate will support the charity by delivering an effective and efficient finance function. You will ensure that required information is produced accurately in a timeous fashion with impeccable attention to detail.

This is not a segmented role, and you will have exposure to the full finance function operations – from transactional processing and reconciliations, to assisting with the preparation of Management and Statutory Accounts and audit cycle.

Essential Criteria

• Qualifications or skills and experience at SCQF Level 7 or, have relevant skills and experience in a similar role

• Experience of working in the not-for-profit sector (preferred but not essential)

• Demonstrate ability to work at the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion

• Ability and desire to work in a collaborative manner with stakeholders at all levels

• You will have impeccable attention to detail and understand the requirement to work in-line with internal policies and legal/regulatory rules

• Strong influencing and communication skills

• An analytical approach - able to produce clear, meaningful reports

• Strong administration skills

• Flexible and adaptable with ability to self-manage, be organised and work on own initiative

• Confident and practised in the use of online applications – Outlook, excel, word, powerpoint, SAGE

• Desire and ability to work with IT systems you may not have encountered before

• Results orientated and committed to high personal standards with the desire to achieve and commit to CPD

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• A full and robust training and induction programme

• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation

• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop

• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union

• Discounted holidays and associated benefits

• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance

• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies

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Learning & Development Business Partner

  • Full time
  • £34,765 – £37,990
  • Glasgow Hybrid
  • Closing 26th July 2022

Includem’s mission is to provide the support children and young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for children, young people, their families and communities.

The Learning & Development Business Partner will design and deliver includem’s Induction and organisational development activity. They will ensure includem’s teams are equipped to deliver professional, quality services which adhere to national standards, and which support young people and families. The post holder will analyse and evaluate development and training activity to report, and evidence the direct impact to quality services for young people and families, and the professional development of our business. In addition, the role is required to work in partnership with internal and external sources to ensure our teams are fully aware of legislation and best practice initiatives impacting the sector.

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Communications & Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,770 – £29,260
  • Glasgow - Hybrid
  • Closing 24th July 2022

We are looking for a dedicated Communications & Marketing Officer to join our team. You will have responsibility for supporting the Communications & Marketing Manager in developing and delivering includem’s communications, marketing, media and public affairs work, raising awareness of the organisation with a wide range of stakeholders.

Includem’s communications function sits within the Development Team which includes strategy, fundraising, business development and contract management. You will work closely with the wider team to ensure their work is effectively communicated to internal and external audiences. You will engage with the wider includem workforce on a regular basis.

Responsible for a variety of tasks; supporting our internal and external communications, collating information, writing and disseminating material for a range of audiences using a variety of mediums, and helping to coordinate stakeholder engagement.

To succeed in this role, you need to be passionate, think creatively, work both independently and as part of a team, and have excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Glenrothes, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 31st July 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Sessional Mentor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th August 2022

To provide assistance and support as part of the intensive support and supervision programme to vulnerable young people who may be at risk, and at times excluded from the community. We also provide support to families as part of our intensive support package. Mentors build sustainable trust and respectful professional relationships which encourage support and demonstrate commitment to young people and their families. Sessional Mentors will also be required work closely with our teams and document contact visits.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd August 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and

Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Wellbeing Community Befriender

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Fife
  • Closing 7th August 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a befriender you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach and support activity-based goal setting. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role focuses on building trusting relationships with young people to provide both emotional and practical support to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to be connected positively to the local community. The service will be delivered through outreach and be embedded within local communities.

Duties include:

Befrienders will provide bespoke support based upon strengths and needs and evaluating progress however to maximise our support they will focus upon children and young people who may need a lighter intervention e.g.:

  • 1:1 support to identify and access to universal services (groups, clubs, activity)
  • Goal setting
  • Advice and Signposting
  • Friendly point of focus to explore interests and opportunities

Additional Information

You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes.

Qualifications & Experience

This role requires strong, well rounded interpersonal and communication skills. It will also require the ability remain calm and rational when faced with challenging situations.

Whilst recognised qualifications are not essential for this role, the post holder must be able to communicate fluently in English and must be able to read and write to SCQF L5 standards. scqf.org.uk/level-5

Experience working with young people or young adults is highly desirable, as is a good understanding of mental health awareness.

Service: Keeping connected 1:1 mentoring, supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, Fife wide

Reports to:Team manager

Financial Accountability:Low

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Wellbeing Community Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436
  • Fife
  • Closing 7th August 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a support worker you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis and groupwork sessions. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role focuses on building trusting relationships with young people to provide both emotional and practical support to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to be connected positively to the local community. You will work in partnership with our partners in CAMHS primary mental health team and Our Minds Matters pupil support team. The service will be delivered through outreach and be embedded within local communities.

Duties include:

Each Wellbeing Community Support Workers will be responsible for:

  • Building quality relationships which support and empower children, young people, and families to develop and have ownership of interventions which improve their emotional health and wellbeing
  • Providing 1:1 targeted short-term mentoring and Whole Family support based around the strengths and needs of each young person and family. Support Workers will be allocated to support children, young people, and families with more complex needs.
  • Using a strengths-based approach to empower individuals facing adversity to find solutions and make positive changes, ensuring resources are in place to sustain these changes
  • Identifying appropriate group work sessions based around young people self-identified issues and work with community partners to develop and facilitate
  • Ensuring practice within 1:1 and groupwork is aligned with strengths principles is family centred and rights based.
  • Providing a whole family approach to consolidate change and provide the support the whole family needs for its members wellbeing
  • Understanding the different coping mechanisms that young people and their families use to deal with stress and high emotions, and to respond appropriately
  • Working collaboratively with children, young people and families, key stakeholders and external partners towards the achievement of shared goals and objectives.
  • Work directly with CAMHS early intervention team and Our Mind Matters Pupil Support Officers to improve wellbeing and increase engagement in school and specialist mental health support
  • Attend multi-agency meetings to support most complex cases
  • Utilising a range of approaches to improve relationships with family and peers including restorative practice and Solihull Approach
  • Supporting children and young people to build an individualised evaluation toolkit and regularly reviewing progress towards shared goals and objectives against assessment of wellbeing indicators
  • Assessing and responding appropriately to situations where children, young people and families. may be at risk of harm.
  • Responding to children, young people and families. and working in collaboration with others to ensure families have the required range of support they need through universal and statutory agencies.
  • Identifying universal/specialist supports and support children, young people and families to access and engage, providing practical support e.g. getting to appointments/groups and barrier reduction.
  • Taking direction from your team manager and participate in deployment to ensure time is used effectively to meet the needs of children, young people and families.
  • Develop and maintain connections with local communities and neighbourhoods to support families to sustain positive change.
  • Be accountable for the quality of support and be able to evidence this work effectively.
  • Support participation of children, young people and families. in quality assurance practices, service improvement and Fife-wide identification of gaps and further commissioning design.
  • Access support and supervision provided by CAMHS and your team manager

Additional Information

You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes.

Qualifications

  • You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.

Service: Keeping connected 1:1 mentoring, supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, Fife wide

Reports to:Team manager

Financial Accountability:Low

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Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,889
  • Dundee
  • Closing 7th August 2022

This role will offer a tiered approach to providing support and intervention for children aged 5 to 12, experiencing mental and emotional distress to promote positive wellbeing. This will be in collaboration with Longhaugh Support Group (LSG). This role will work closely with LSG, th child’s mainstream school, children and families social work, specialist supports and universal services whilst taking a whole family approach though outreach community work with families.

The Family Support Worker role will have expertise in social, communication and neurodiverse needs and all work will be underpinned by includem’s model of practice and the . The role will require you to work flexibly between 8am-10pm, 5 days over 7 to provide support to children, parents & carers at times supportive of family needs.

This role will provide 4 key elements of support:

  • 1:1 Child Wellbeing Support
  • 1:1 Parent/Carer and Whole Family Support
  • Parenting Groupwork including delivery of the 10 week Solihull for parents
  • Collaboration with LSG, mainstream school, Children and Families Social Work Team and other community based specialist and universal services

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will travel to meet children and families within their communities in safe spaces such as home, LSG, mainstream school, community space, at times flexible to their needs
  • You will listen to the needs of the children and families we work with, to agree a location to meet and listen as that need evolves over time. We welcome the opportunity to collocate with partners in Dundee also.
  • You will deliver groupwork from partner locations, face to face or virtually as needed

The Family Support Worker will be responsible for:

  • Building quality relationships which support and empower children, young people and families to develop and have ownership of interventions which improve their emotional health and wellbeing
  • Enhance emotional wellbeing, improve home-school relationships, improve attendance and improve behaviour
  • Providing 1:1 and whole family support based around the strengths and needs of each young person and family
  • Using a strengths-based approach to empower individuals facing adversity to find solutions and make positive changes, ensuring resources are in place to sustain these changes
  • Facilitating Solihull groupwork sessions for parents and carers
  • Ensuring practice within 1:1 and groupwork is aligned with strengths principles is family centred and rights based.
  • Providing a whole family approach to consolidate change and provide the support the whole family needs for its members wellbeing
  • Understanding the different coping mechanisms that young people and their families use to deal with stress and high emotions, and to respond appropriately
  • Working collaboratively with children, young people and families, LSG, mainstream school, children and families social work and other key stakeholders and external partners towards the achievement of shared goals and objectives
  • Attend multi-agency meetings to support families
  • Utilising a range of approaches to improve relationships with family and peers including our A Better Life toolkit, Restorative Practice and the Solihull Approach
  • You will work with the child and family to co-produce a Personal Support Plan that is flexible and adaptive to meet their changing needs and the needs of the whole family. Plans will be aligned to their strengths, goals, hopes, aims, using tools such as our Wellbeing Web to measure SHANARRI indicators and progress.
  • You will work collaboratively with schools and contribute to the young person’s ABLe plan
  • Assessing and responding appropriately to situations where children, young people and families may be at risk of harm
  • Responding to children, young people and families. and working in collaboration with others to ensure families have the required range of support they need through universal and statutory agencies
  • Identifying universal/specialist supports and support children, young people and families to access and engage, providing practical support e.g. getting to appointments/groups and barrier reduction
  • Taking direction from your team manager and participate in planning to ensure time is used effectively to meet the needs of children, young people and families.
  • Develop and maintain connections with local communities and neighbourhoods to support families to sustain positive change
  • Be accountable for the quality of support and be able to evidence this work effectively
  • Support participation of children, young people and families in quality assurance practices, service improvement and Dundee identification of gaps and further commissioning design
  • Record accurately and in line with the needs of the service, using includem's online information system (MAPS)
  • Contribute to reporting for the service

Additional Information

You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes. The post holder will have the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-agency scaffolding of support for children and families.

Qualifications

You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.

The post holder will need to be registered with the SSSC as a worker in the care at home category and qualifications to support this. Experience of delivering groupwork would be preferable.

Service: Includem holistic family support in partnership with Longhaugh Support group based within Dundee

Reports to:Team manager

Financial Accountability:Low

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Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,545
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 7th August 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. Wellbeing in Fife, in partnership with Barnardos and part of Fife’s Our Minds Matter Framework focuses specifically on providing short term 1:1 emotional and practical support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

The focus of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to lead and small team to deliver on three key area:

1. Identifying and developing local community / organisational capacity

2. Developing parental/carer capacity

3. Targeted interventions understanding YP’s needs, to assist them to engage with and help shape and strengthen local services

The post holder will engage effectively with partner agencies on a day to day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working. You will model positive leadership that is accountable, positively role models and lead by example.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The service provides support for children and young people aged 5 – 25 years (26 if care experienced) and their families in Dunfermline and South West Fife. The role requires you to coordinate enquiries, whilst working collaboratively with partners to link young people and families into their community and universal community resources. This framework will take a whole family and strengths based approach, providing support through 1:1 intervention and groupwork.

You will be responsible for the coordination of the service and the open referral route, working in close partnership with Barnardos and Fife Council. You will have responsibilities in regular communication, alongside the team manager to the Fife council project lead and strategic oversight group.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Fife area
  • Closing 14th August 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436 – £29,278
  • Fife area
  • Closing 14th August 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Falkirk area
  • Closing 14th August 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Young People & Family Support Sessional Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow/Remote working
  • Closing 28th August 2022

Supporting children, young people and families over the telephone.

The service is delivered between 8.00am – 10.00pm with expectations of core hours between 5.00pm and 10.00pm. Must be able to work weekends and public holidays.

We are currently recruiting for Young People & Family Support Sessional Workers to deliver support to young people and families over the telephone. A key aspect of this service is ensuring access to support 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The role includes linking the caller into their wider support team, listening to their concerns, de-escalating situations, providing emotional containment, advice and information.

What does the role involve?

  • Building relationships with young people and families via the telephone.
  • Linking in with wider stakeholders including external partners, third sector providers and statutory services.
  • Provide a safe and effective service to children, young people and families over the telephone.
  • Controlling telephone conversations effectively and sensitively including handling distressed and confused presentations from service users. In addition, have the ability to assess the urgency of the call whilst under pressure.
  • Working actively with children, young people and families assisting them to explore their circumstances, their feelings and the options open to them in line with Includem’s model of practice.
  • Ensuring the young person and/or family members views and opinions are sought, listened to, understood and incorporated into the support and responses provided.
  • Assessing when a child, young person or family may be at risk and follow Includem’s escalation processes.
  • Assessing which resources are appropriate in response to the needs of children, young people and families.
  • Liaising with the appropriate statutory or non-statutory agencies in accordance with Includem’s policy and practice.
  • Be trauma aware in your communication with young people and families. Be empathetic, understanding and use a strengths based coaching approach to empower them to make safe decisions.
  • Alert management support to potential risk or sensitive enquiries and understand how to appropriately maintain confidentiality and security.
  • Participate in supervision and ongoing training regularly in line with Includem’s policies and procedures.
  • Utilise Includem’s information systems to input information for each contact with a child, young person or family.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of the Includem service.
  • Attend and contribute to briefings and training events.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Company Mobile Phone and laptop
  • Access to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
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Learning & Development Business Partner

  • Full time
  • £34,765 – £37,990
  • Based at Includem Head Office, Glasgow (hybrid working available) – Travel to Includem's various offices around Scotland expected.
  • Closing 31st August 2022

Includem's mission is to provide the support children, young people and their family’s need, to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for them and the communities in which they live.

If you’re looking to really make a difference in the lives of children and young people, then we’re certain this opportunity is perfect for an experienced and well-rounded L&D professional. With the full support of our L&D Co-ordinator, you will design and deliver a range of development activity, ensuring includem’s teams are equipped to deliver professional, quality services which adhere to national standards, and which support children, young people and families.

There is ample scope for creativity and fresh thinking, enabling you to add your touch and real value to our organisation. In addition, you will work in partnership with internal and external sources to further scope and develop products which includem can offer to other organisations.

Knowledge of The Promise and socio-cultural strategies where children and young people are the focus, is key to being successful in this role. Our team of experienced professionals provide a welcoming and vibrant space in which to work, where individuals are valued, and collaboration is key.

Delivery

  • Responsible for delivering the full suite of includem’s internal training
  • Design, development and delivery of bespoke learning material and products to be delivered externally as part of includem’s revenue fund.
  • Development and delivery of A Better Life (ABL) toolkit – a bespoke toolkit for includem
  • Providing Learning & Development advice and support to employees and Line Managers
  • Coaching Line Managers
  • Pursue and drive accreditation
  • Correlation of internal functional requirements
  • Actively engage and support in the tender and bid writing process
  • Carry out and interpret a Skills Gap Analysis from Board level to core team, and develop appropriate solutions to meet needs of a growing and forward-thinking business
  • Link and reflect national policy in all development requirements and products
  • To be considered for this role you should be able to demonstrate:
  • Education to SCQF Level 10 or have relevant skills and experience in Teaching or similar roles.
  • Experience of working in the care/charity sector (Essential)
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of multiple approaches to learning.
  • Experience and confidence in scoping, developing and delivering training materials to a wide and varied audience.
  • Ability to communicate and network effectively.
  • Experience of contributing to the coordination and leadership of learning and development operational and strategic plans.
  • Confidence and practise in the use of online applications – Outlook, excel, word, powerpoint, etc
  • Experience of working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues
  • Ability to engage and motivate others.
  • A resilient, flexible and adaptable approach with ability to self-manage and work on own initiative.
  • Keeping up to date with sector information and trends. Identifies business opportunities for the organisation
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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Dundee
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Sessional Mentor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To provide assistance and support as part of the intensive support and supervision programme to vulnerable young people who may be at risk, and at times excluded from the community. We also provide support to families as part of our intensive support package. Mentors build sustainable trust and respectful professional relationships which encourage support and demonstrate commitment to young people and their families. Sessional Mentors will also be required work closely with our teams and document contact visits.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436 – £29,278
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Stirling area
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Sessional Mentor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th September 2022

To provide assistance and support as part of the intensive support and supervision programme to vulnerable young people who may be at risk, and at times excluded from the community. We also provide support to families as part of our intensive support package. Mentors build sustainable trust and respectful professional relationships which encourage support and demonstrate commitment to young people and their families. Sessional Mentors will also be required work closely with our teams and document contact visits.

KEY ACCOUNTABILTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Allocated Young Person(s) and their Family
  • Assistant Project/Project Worker
  • Team Manager
  • Operational Management and other Includem staff

LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK

  • Identifies a clear, motivating, challenging vision and direction for young people under the supervision of project staff
  • Generates enthusiasm and commitment from young people through effective coaching and mentoring
  • Attending team meetings

NETWORKING AND INFLUENCING

  • Actively participates in mentor meetings and other team meetings
  • Is able to express their views constructively
  • Ability to work with other agencies for the benefit of the young person and the organisation

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Offers ideas to generate creative solutions and approaches to issues that affect young people
  • Is accepting of change and the benefits this could bring
  • Attending any relevant training courses

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Is able to interact appropriately with young people within the set organisational standards and professional boundaries
  • Is able to constructively confront challenging behaviours of young people in a controlled and effective manner

COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION

  • Within the boundaries of their role maintains and updates accurate records of work with their service user
  • When appropriate assist project staff by attending reviews, planning meeting and relevant forums in connection with young people

PROFESSIONAL BOUNDANIES

• Adheres to the organisations policies and procedures and ensures that all work is undertaken values and beliefs

• Avoids inappropriate situation and actions which could result in a conflict of interest or breaching professional boundaries

MANAGING RESOURCES

  • To assist in the operation of the Helpline service and, when available, be able to respond appropriately to the potential queries
  • Adheres to all internal control procedures (financial, fraud, theft, misuse of organisational funds/equipment/premise etc)

MANAGING SELF

  • Is open to feedback, both positive and constructive, from colleagues, young people and social workers
  • Will work strictly within the confines of the Code of Conduct
  • Is able to maintain calm in stressful situations and recognised the signs of stress and where to seek appropriate assistance

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Engages in all training and performance management activity provided by project staff
  • Takes responsibility for own workload and time management whilst highlighting any potential issues or concerns

SERVICE DELIVERY

  • Ensures that the safety and welfare of young people is paramount
  • To engage on a programme of social, leisure and recreational activities with young people

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of working with young people
  • A reasonable understanding of social exclusion and the importance within the context of the organisation
  • Able to provide a scaffold of support to young people by building mutually trusting, professional, open and non-judgemental relationships
  • Able to deliver the intensive support services to the young people whilst adhering to the quality assurance standards, policies and procedures of Includem
  • Demonstrate values of inclusiveness, stickability and service improvement in all areas of mentor activity
  • Can work cohesively as a team to provide the best possible support to young people
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with young people, their families and other professional partners
  • Knowledge of Children and Families legislation, accommodation and support services
  • An ability to provide different perspective and act as an influential role model to young people
  • To assist in improving the service provided to young people
  • To demonstrate and understanding of the Includem phrase ‘stickability’ and the reasons why this is important
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends
  • Good verbal communication to be able to influence and negotiate with young people and build strong relationships with colleagues
  • Able to provide written records of contact visits which accurately reflect what took place and how this relates to the objectives of the contact.
  • Ability to travel to visit other Includem offices and key stakeholder premises on occasion, for training and other meetings.
  • Able to drive and have access to own car

Person Specification

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to make good relationships with young people and get along side them
  • Awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and families
  • Good organisation skills
  • Be a team Player but also be able to work on your own initiative
  • Be self-motivated and flexible
  • Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records
  • Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention
  • Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposed ( or this can be achieved within a reasonable timescale)

Education/ Qualification

Qualifications necessary for SSSC registration or be willing to work towards them.

Values and Behaviours

Ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace values which are clearly aligned to the SSSC Codes of Practice. These are embedded in all roles and applicants must evidence their attitudes/ behaviours as part of the application process.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436 – £29,278
  • Stirling area
  • Closing 11th September 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Please download the Job Description below for further details about the role.

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Wellbeing Community Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,436
  • Fife
  • Closing 18th September 2022

Service: Keeping connected 1:1 mentoring, supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, Fife wide

Reports to: Team manager

Financial Accountability: Low

Holiday entitlement: starting at 28 days per annum and 9 public holidays

Base: Includem, Unit L, Telford Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX

Purpose of Role

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.

Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a support worker you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis and groupwork sessions. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role focuses on building trusting relationships with young people to provide both emotional and practical support to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to be connected positively to the local community. You will work in partnership with our partners in CAMHS primary mental health team and Our Minds Matters pupil support team. The service will be delivered through outreach and be embedded within local communities.

Duties include:

Each Wellbeing Community Support Workers will be responsible for:

  • Building quality relationships which support and empower children, young people, and families to develop and have ownership of interventions which improve their emotional health and wellbeing
  • Providing 1:1 targeted short-term mentoring and Whole Family support based around the strengths and needs of each young person and family. Support Workers will be allocated to support children, young people, and families with more complex needs.
  • Using a strengths-based approach to empower individuals facing adversity to find solutions and make positive changes, ensuring resources are in place to sustain these changes
  • Identifying appropriate group work sessions based around young people self-identified issues and work with community partners to develop and facilitate
  • Ensuring practice within 1:1 and groupwork is aligned with strengths principles is family centred and rights based.
  • Providing a whole family approach to consolidate change and provide the support the whole family needs for its members wellbeing
  • Understanding the different coping mechanisms that young people and their families use to deal with stress and high emotions, and to respond appropriately
  • Working collaboratively with children, young people and families, key stakeholders and external partners towards the achievement of shared goals and objectives.
  • Work directly with CAMHS early intervention team and Our Mind Matters Pupil Support Officers to improve wellbeing and increase engagement in school and specialist mental health support
  • Attend multi-agency meetings to support most complex cases
  • Utilising a range of approaches to improve relationships with family and peers including restorative practice and Solihull Approach
  • Supporting children and young people to build an individualised evaluation toolkit and regularly reviewing progress towards shared goals and objectives against assessment of wellbeing indicators
  • Assessing and responding appropriately to situations where children, young people and families. may be at risk of harm.
  • Responding to children, young people and families. and working in collaboration with others to ensure families have the required range of support they need through universal and statutory agencies.
  • Identifying universal/specialist supports and support children, young people and families to access and engage, providing practical support e.g. getting to appointments/groups and barrier reduction.
  • Taking direction from your team manager and participate in deployment to ensure time is used effectively to meet the needs of children, young people and families.
  • Develop and maintain connections with local communities and neighbourhoods to support families to sustain positive change.
  • Be accountable for the quality of support and be able to evidence this work effectively.
  • Support participation of children, young people and families. in quality assurance practices, service improvement and Fife-wide identification of gaps and further commissioning design.
  • Access support and supervision provided by CAMHS and your team manager

You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes.

You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.

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Assistant Project Worker – Early Intervention team (Glasgow)

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th September 2022

Due to recent growth in the Glasgow area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

What does the role involve?

You will work alongside families in a flexible way using strengths based approaches to co-produce plans with families to enable them to remain together within their own communities. Whole family support is offered with referrals being made initially for children aged 0-12 but with support available to all those within the family including parents and carers. Workers will offer one to one support within the communities the families live in, these are broken into 3 distinct localities dependent on the referring social work team – North West, North East and South Glasgow. Workers will be aligned to work within a locality area, using their knowledge of this area to support families to access community resources to build upon their strengths and assets.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and this role would suit someone working at SCQF Level 2 and/or working towards SCQF Level 3.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies
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Sessional Mentor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Fife
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

To provide assistance and support as part of the intensive support and supervision programme to vulnerable young people who may be at risk, and at times excluded from the community. We also provide support to families as part of our intensive support package. Mentors build sustainable trust and respectful professional relationships which encourage support and demonstrate commitment to young people and their families. Sessional Mentors will also be required work closely with our teams and document contact visits.

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Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,545
  • Fife
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. Wellbeing in Fife, in partnership with Barnardos and part of Fife’s Our Minds Matter Framework focuses specifically on providing short term 1:1 emotional and practical support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

The focus of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to lead and small team to deliver on three key area:

  1. Identifying and developing local community / organisational capacity
  2. Developing parental/carer capacity
  3. Targeted interventions understanding YP’s needs, to assist them to engage with and help shape and strengthen local services

The post holder will engage effectively with partner agencies on a day to day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working. You will model positive leadership that is accountable, positively role models and lead by example.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The service provides support for children and young people aged 5 – 25 years (26 if care experienced) and their families in Dunfermline and South West Fife. The role requires you to coordinate enquiries, whilst working collaboratively with partners to link young people and families into their community and universal community resources. This framework will take a whole family and strengths based approach, providing support through 1:1 intervention and groupwork.

You will be responsible for the coordination of the service and the open referral route, working in close partnership with Barnardos and Fife Council. You will have responsibilities in regular communication, alongside the team manager to the Fife council project lead and strategic oversight group.

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Community Engagement Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £23,875
  • Glenrothes, Fife
  • Closing 15th November 2022

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. Wellbeing in Fife, in partnership with Barnardos and part of Fife’s Our Minds Matter Framework focuses specifically on providing short term 1:1 emotional and practical support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

The focus of the Community Engagement Practitioner is to deliver input in three key area:

  • Identifying and developing local community / organisational capacity
  • Developing parental/carer capacity
  • Targeted interventions understanding YP’s needs, to assist them to engage with and help shape and strengthen local services

The post holder will engage effectively with children, young people, families, and partner agencies on a day-to-day basis and pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working. You will model positive work practices that are accountable, positively role models and leads by example.

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Sessional Mentor – Fife

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Includem, Unit L, Telford Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 9th November 2022

Due to recent funding and growth in the Fife area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people and are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work across our various services in the area, facilitating vital support to those who require it most.

Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work towardHNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Assistant Project Worker – Fife

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Includem, Unit L, Telford Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4NX
  • Closing 9th November 2022

Due to recent funding and growth in the Fife area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people and are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work across our various services in the area, facilitating vital support to those who require it most.

Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you would like more information regarding this role, please call 0141 427 0523 and ask to be forwarded onto the HR team. You can apply directly online via the includem website (includem.org) by downloading and filling out an application pack attached to the vacancy. This pack should then be emailed to hrassist@includem.co.uk in order for us to fully consider you for the role.

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Youth and Family Support Worker – West Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • £22,889
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 15th November 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

We are recruiting for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.

The successful candidate will be required to:-

  • Build effective relationships with young people and their families and engage them in 1 to 1 support within their local community
  • Identify and record individual support needs and work collaboratively with young people and their families to develop and deliver a sustainable individual support plan based upon presenting and underlying behaviours
  • Use appropriate tools in order to help young people and families understand the impact of their behaviour within the wider community
  • Work in partnership with existing community resources, organisations and supports to sustain positive change with families
  • Develop and deliver groupwork activities

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or be willing to become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contribution
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Please note a full driver’s license and road worthy vehicle are required for this role.

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Assistant Project Worker - Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 17th November 2022

To support with the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will work alongside the Project Worker to deliver aspects of the support plan that has been developed with the young person. They will understand and respond to individualised needs identified in the support plan to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and

Includem’s model of support.

An Assistant Project Worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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Project Worker - Stirling

  • Full time
  • £26,436 – £29,278
  • Stirling
  • Closing 17th November 2022

To lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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