Partners For Inclusion
Partners For Inclusion

Charity registered in Scotland SC035125

Partners for Inclusion (PFI) Group is a collection of small, autonomous person centred organisations specialising in providing individually tailored support for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs.

We have a caring, dynamic learning culture driven by a core set of values centred on inclusion and believe that people with support needs are more than capable of being active citizens in our society.

We support autonomy, work creatively and take risks wisely. We empower people we support and people who work for us and drive our organisation through a flat management structure.


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Top job! Group Finance Director

  • Part time
  • Circa £45,000 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 31st January 2020

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to join a well-regarded social care charity who provide highly individualised support to people who have needs relating to a learning disability, mental health needs or both.

We try to base our work on principals of upholding individuals’ human rights to self-determination. To assist this, we operate a unique system of Individual Services Funds which seeks for the individual and those closest to them have financial information to assist informed decision making. As such this requires a high level of attention to detail. You will embrace a ‘hands on approach’ where each team member including yourself will be able to take on any task within the Finance team.

As an Executive Director reporting directly to the Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees you will play a pivotal role in the development in strategy and governance of the organisation. You will have a proven track record in providing sound financial advice.

This can be a challenging role, to be successful you will need to be astute, insightful able to operate at both an operational and strategic level with a high level of integrity and openness.

If this sounds like you and you share our belief in the positive capacity of all people regardless of ability or disability to shape their own lives, then we would love to hear from you.

This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland Check and a 6-month Probationary period.

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Support Practitioner

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • North Ayrshire
  • Closing 21st February 2020

I’m a young man and 22 years old. I live with my parents in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire and I am looking to recruit a support practitioner, to join my team.

I’m not one to lounge around the house! I enjoy getting out in my car so a great sense of direction, and city centre driving would be a plus! I love going to shopping centres and dining out. I really enjoy city breaks all over the UK. I am physically active so someone who can help motivate me would be great. My friends and family say I have a wicked sense of humour, and I’m always up for a laugh. I love going to new places and trying new activities so someone creative and that can bring new ideas to my life would be great!

To support me you will need to be:

- Outgoing and energetic

- Confident with a cracking sense of humour

- Patient and a good communicator

- Comfortable with physical contact

- Able to think on your feet

- Have a full UK drivers licence, be a confident driver and be able to drive a Motability car is a must

Benefits of working with me:

- A position where being able to have a laugh is a major plus.

- Comprehensive in-house learning and training

- Opportunities for personal development

Other Requirements for this post

Applicants should hold or be willing to work towards SVQ social care level 2/3 or equivalent

Be registered with the SSSC within 6 months of employment

Successful candidates should be a member of the PVG Disclosure Scotland scheme

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Top job! Head of Finance and ICT

  • Full time
  • £45,000
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 22nd June 2020

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to make a difference within a well-regarded social care charity that provides highly individualised support to people who have a learning disability, mental health needs or both. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for people to have choice outside of institutional care, in their own homes. We anticipate growing demand for our model of support and require an entrepreneurial-minded person to join our team.

We base our work on human rights principles, including self-determination. We operate a unique system of Individual Service Funds (ISFs), which requires accurate financial information to be accessible to the individual and those closest to them, to assist informed decision-making. This requires a high level of attention to detail. You will have a strong understanding of, or be keen to learn how ISF’s operate and can be improved to support very bespoke support to individuals.

The successful candidate will combine demonstrable business acumen with experience of delivering innovative ICT solutions. We require a professional who can help people across the organisation in different capacities navigate through a complex and ever changing ICT world. You will have a proven track record in providing sound financial advice and exception and scheduled reporting.

As an Executive Director reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Trustees, you will play a pivotal role in the development of strategy and governance for the organisation.

This can be a challenging role. To be successful you will need to be astute, insightful, and able to operate at operational and strategic levels with a high level of integrity and openness. You will be flexible and approachable and able to take on any task within the finance team.

If this sounds like you and you share our belief in the positive capacity of all people regardless of ability or disability to shape their own lives, then we would love to hear from you.

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Support Practitioner for Mary (Female Only*)

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Mary is an outgoing active person with a wide range of hobbies and interests who likes to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys volunteering with a local charity in Glasgow, swimming, visiting art galleries, museums and going to the theatre. She is very sociable and attends a wheelchair dancing group, attends fund raising events and a variety of outdoor activities.

Mary is moving from the family home to her own home in Renfrew and is looking for a Support Practitioner with an outgoing personality with lots of energy and “get up and go” personality, just like her. She would like someone who is confident and chatty but can be a good listener too, when needed.

Mary would like a driver with a full driving licence who is able to drive a Motability car and who is able to work flexible hours. Candidates need to be part of PVG scheme and need to register with SSSC within the agreed timescales.

*For this position gender, is a “Genuine Occupational Requirement” in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Requirements for position:

  • Can work well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team
  • Assist with personal care
  • Can record accurate information
  • Understands a person centred approach
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