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

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.

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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

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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

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

Shortlist

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.

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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

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

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.

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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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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
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

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

Shortlist
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

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

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

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

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
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

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

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

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
Shortlist
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
This vacancy has now closed

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.
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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

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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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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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