Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,012
  • On site: West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 21st July 2024

  • Advertised from 10th July 2024
  • 37 hours per week. Temporary – maternity cover for 1 year,


Due to new funding within West Dunbartonshire 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.

What does the role involve?

Post will require daily travel via a vehicle across West Dunbartonshire area. Due to the likely nature of referrals being for young people with complex needs, candidates should be trauma informed and be able to evidence their skills and knowledge in this area. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate skills in establishing positive working relationships with children, young people, parents and carers in order to achieve outcomes, alongside demonstrating personal resilience in their own ability to cope with and manage the challenges this role may bring for them on a daily basis.

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.


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Application notes

The full job description can be found here

If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our Recruitment department on 0141 4270523 who will arrange for an informal chat with one of our managers. You can apply directly online via the includem website (

The closing date for applications is 21st July 2024 at midnight.

Group session will take place on 31st July 2024

Individual interviews will take place in person on 8th August 2024.