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

Community Engagement Manager

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

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a Community Engagement Manager to manage the day to day service delivery of an early intervention service to young people within the West Dunbartonshire area who are aged between 10 – 15 and are on the periphery of offending.

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

Our successful candidate will -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shortlist

Youth and Family Support Workers

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

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a team of Family Support Workers to deliver an early intervention service to young people within the West Dunbartonshire area who are aged between 10 – 15 and are on the periphery of offending.

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

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

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

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

We are currently recruiting 5 Youth and Family Support Workers to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.

The successful candidate will be required to:-

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

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

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

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

· Develop and deliver groupwork activities

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

Shortlist