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.

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Community Engagement Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,000 – £32,500
  • West Dunbartonshire/Glasgow
  • Closing 21st February 2020

ADAPT for CashBack Project (This project is funded by CashBack for Communities*

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a Community Engagement Manager to manage the day to day service delivery of 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 Community Engagement Manager will be responsible for leading, developing and managing a team of Youth & Family Support Workers and Volunteers. They will ensure co-ordinated day to day service delivery that is delivered in accordance with project criteria, outcomes and indicators and reflect positive destinations for young people and families in their community.

Our successful candidate will -

· Have experience of managing service delivery teams to engage vulnerable young people and families who are likely to have faced challenging life circumstances and supporting them to achieve positive change.

· Be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain strong partnership relationships with external agencies, key stakeholders and the wider community.

· Develop and maintain effective referral routes into the project and ensure that referrals are in line with the objectives of the project.

· Influence community planning through identification of gaps in service delivery.

· Have experience of recording, monitoring and reporting on key project outcomes and objectives in line with funding requirements.

· Actively promote and raise awareness of the ADAPT for CashBack project through attendance at local events and working collaboratively with key partners and stakeholders.

As this is a community based role, it is essential that you are a car driver and have access to a car. Successful candidates will require PVG membership.

If you would like more information, please contact Meg Thomas, Head of Programme Design & Policy Management on 0141 427 0523.

*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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Youth and Family Support Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 24th February 2020

ADAPT for CashBack project (This project is funded by CashBack for Communities*)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a team of 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.

Do you believe in young people – that they 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 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?

We are currently recruiting 5 Youth and Family Support Workers 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

As this is a community based role, it is essential that you are a car driver and have access to a car. Successful candidates will require PVG membership.

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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Stirling
  • Closing 14th June 2020

What is Includem?

Includem is a brilliant third sector organisation that provides intensive, bespoke support to young people in challenging circumstances and their families. We believe that no young person is ever beyond help and through a 24/7 service which is responsive to their needs, we empower them to make positive life choices.

We currently have a vacancy in our Stirling Team for an Assistant Project Worker 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
  • 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

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
  • Pension benefits which exceed the required employer levels
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Flexible and agile working
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Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,666 – £21,861
  • Aberdeen and Glasgow
  • Closing 28th June 2020

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

· 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.

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

· Pension benefits which exceed the required employer levels

· Employee Assistance Programme

· SCVO Credit Union

· Discounted gym membership

· Discounted holidays and associated benefits

· Flexible and agile working

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Policy Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,692 – £28,124
  • Glasgow (Temporarily home based.)
  • Closing 2nd August 2020

At Includem we work closely with children, young people, and their families, who are facing difficult challenges in their lives. Our trust-based, inclusive model of support is centred on the needs of each young person. We help young people make positive life choices and empower them to transform their lives; creating better outcomes. We know that every young person has endless potential, and with the right support, they can recognise this too.

We currently provide services in Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire, Stirling, Fife, Dundee and Aberdeen with our main office being based in the south side of Glasgow.

Our Policy Officer has responsibility for supporting the development and delivery of Includem’s policy, participation and influencing work. Responsibilities include writing and disseminating material to a variety of audiences using a range of mediums, and helping with both internal buy-in and stakeholder engagement.

The successful candidate must demonstrate that they are able to think creatively and have excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills. The role supports the work of the Development Team, which includes business development, fundraising, communications and marketing, and research. Relevant experience is essential and knowledge of the third sector will be beneficial. If you feel you have the right skills and experience we would love to hear from you.

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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,692 – £28,124
  • Glasgow (Temporarily home based)
  • Closing 2nd August 2020

As Communications Officer you will have responsibility for supporting the Communications and Marketing Manager in developing and delivering Includem’s marketing and communications programme. You will work very closely with the wider Development Team to ensure the work of the charity is effectively communicated to both internal and external audiences, and frequently engage with the wider Includem workforce.

You will work on a variety of tasks supporting our internal and external communications, write and disseminate material for a variety of audiences, using a range of mediums, and help to coordinate stakeholder engagement.

To succeed as a Communications Officer, you should be able to think creatively, work both independently and as part of a team, and demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and digital skills. Relevant experience is essential.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Youth and Family Support Worker - ADAPT for CashBack project

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 9th August 2020

ADAPT for CashBack project (This project is funded by CashBack for Communities*)

We have a vacancy for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work with colleagues 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.

Do you believe in young people – that they 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 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?

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

As this is a community based role, it is essential that you are a car driver and have access to a car. Successful candidates will require PVG membership.

*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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