About Highland Children and Young People’s Forum (HCYPF)
The aim of Highland Children and Young People’s Forum is ‘to contribute to the highest possible standards of services in the Highlands for the benefit of children and young people with additional support needs’.
Our focus has moved from consultation work to participation work; not representing the views of children and young people but empowering children and young people to speak out for themselves.
We work within a policy and participation context and cover the Highlands.
This post will be mainly working within the Inspire Highland young people’s project.
This internship provides an exciting opportunity for a motivated, passionate individual to increase the digital/remote participation of children and young people with additional support needs (ASNs) and disabilities living in the Highlands.
This is a unique, developmental role whereby the Digital Participation Worker (Children and Young People) will enable creative, inclusive and fun engagement and participation opportunities for children and young people to empower them to speak up and have their voices heard.
Main duties and tasks of the role
Through the mediums of digital participation and digital/remote youth work the main tasks of the role of Digital Participation Worker are to:
Following the departure of the current post holder, Inclusion Scotland is now looking to appoint an individual who will be able to take responsibility for the successful delivery of the People-led Social Care Support project. The successful candidate will support and run the People-led Policy Panel with a current focus on reform of adult social care support following the COVID-19 pandemic. This critically important role would suit someone with a background in Policy development and/ or analysis with Community development or capacity-building experience.