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.


Current vacancies

Support Practitioners

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 31st May 2019

The Partners for Inclusion Group are looking to recruit Support Practitioners in the Renfrewshire area. Our vision is for all our teams to be self-managing, which means keeping the decision making as close to the person supported.

We provide personalised high quality support by matching team members’ likes, needs, hobbies and interests which is bespoke to the person supported.

Experience of working in this area is desirable, but sound values and a real interest in supporting people with learning disabilities / mental health / physical disabilities to have the life of their choosing is fundamental to what we do.

We encourage applications from people who have a real passion about enabling people to be all that they can be, regardless of their disability.

Some of the other qualities that we look for in people are:

  • Outgoing
  • Flexible
  • Confident
  • Team Player
  • Work on own initiative
  • Good Listener
  • Compassionate

The role involves shift work including evening, weekends, sleepovers (where required) and public holidays. We provide a detailed induction programme and ongoing training for all employees.

In line with the Scottish Social Services Council you will be required to have or work towards an appropriate qualification and must register within 6 months of commencing employment with us. You will also be required to register with the PVG scheme.

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Area Facilitator - Renfrewshire

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £30,000
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 17th May 2019

About us:

Partners for Inclusion Group are a provider committed to offering truly person centred individualised support to people with learning and/or mental health disabilities in Ayrshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. We design and deliver tailored services which allow people the freedom to live a life of their choosing and enjoy the benefits a small self-managed support team can provide.

Benefits of working with us include:

● Career development opportunities

● Comprehensive in-house learning and development

● A competitive salary

● Excellent Company Pension scheme

● On-call payments

● Opportunity to join Credit Union Scheme after 6 months of employment

● Death in Service

● Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme.

About the role:

• You will need the understanding, values and skills to be able to put the people we support at the centre of everything.

• You have an excellent and proven track record at partnership working in order to involve families and other agencies to explore and support innovative improvements that can last.

• You will be a dynamic and creative facilitator who will support teams to achieve positive outcomes for the person.

• You will have the relevant professional qualification SVQ 4 (SCQF level 9) Or be willing to work toward and experience within the social care sector enabling you to ensure high standards of professional practice.

• Be able to facilitate innovative thinking around the delivery of services to allow people to reduce paid support by finding employment, friends and community connections.

• Demonstrate self-reflection and self-awareness.

• Strong commitment to leading within the coaching and mentoring model, including people development skills.

• Have good working knowledge in IT

• Budget Management.

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Community Support Worker – Linking Lives

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • East Renfrewshire/Renfrewshire
  • Closing 12th May 2019

We are looking for a Community Support Worker to join our small team supporting people living in Newton Mearns, Clarkston and Paisley areas. As this position involves supporting different people, all with their own personality as well as support needs you would need to be adaptable and flexible to the particular support required at any time. This is an opportunity to develop yourself as well as others and be a part of making a difference to someone’s life and helping them to achieve their goals.

Ideally you will have/be:

· Knowledgeable and experienced in learning disabilities/autism/mental health needs

· Organised and self-motivated

· Planned in your approach

· Creative

· Basic IT skills

· Approachable

· Good communicator

· Good listener

· Able to stick to boundaries

· A willingness to learn.

Requirements:

For this position you must hold a clean current UK drivers licence and be able and confident to drive a Motability vehicle. You must be energetic and able to push a wheelchair and you need to be able to provide personal care.

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Team Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 17th May 2019

About us:

Partners for Inclusion Group are a provider committed to offering truly person centred individualised support to people with learning and/or mental health disabilities in Ayrshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. We design and deliver tailored services which allow people the freedom to live a life of their choosing and enjoy the benefits a small self-managed support team can provide.

Benefits of working with us include:

● Career development opportunities

● Comprehensive in-house learning and development

● A competitive salary

● Excellent Company Pension scheme

● On-call payments

● Opportunity to join Credit Union Scheme after 6 months of employment

● Death in Service

● Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme.

About the role:

  • You will need the understanding, values and skills to be able to put the people we support at the center of everything.
  • You should have experience or a real interest in facilitating self-managing teams.
  • You will work to ensure that the person supported, their family, their circle of support and team are empowered to deliver outcome-based support.
  • To make sure you know the person supported well, and where appropriate, provide direct support including sleepover support.
  • A flexible approach to working hours and shared responsibilities for Organisational on-call.
  • You are skilled and have experience in partnership working in order to involve families and stakeholders to work towards creative support
  • Be experienced in facilitating teams to build capacity in order to ensure support needs are met.
  • Recruit safely and effectively in line with best practice and Organisational requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate effective leadership skills, including self-reflection and development, for yourself and others.
  • An ability to help manage people’s budgets involving the person their family, and team.
  • SVQ level 3/4 in Social care or equivalent is essential.
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Area Facilitator - East Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £30,000
  • East Ayrshire
  • Closing 17th May 2019

About us:

Partners for Inclusion Group are a provider committed to offering truly person centred individualised support to people with learning and/or mental health disabilities in Ayrshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. We design and deliver tailored services which allow people the freedom to live a life of their choosing and enjoy the benefits a small self-managed support team can provide.

Benefits of working with us include:

● Career development opportunities

● Comprehensive in-house learning and development

● A competitive salary

● Excellent Company Pension scheme

● On-call payments

● Opportunity to join Credit Union Scheme after 6 months of employment

● Death in Service

● Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme.

About the role:

• You will need the understanding, values and skills to be able to put the people we support at the centre of everything.

• You have an excellent and proven track record at partnership working in order to involve families and other agencies to explore and support innovative improvements that can last.

• You will be a dynamic and creative facilitator who will support teams to achieve positive outcomes for the person.

• You will have the relevant professional qualification SVQ 4 (SCQF level 9) Or be willing to work toward and experience within the social care sector enabling you to ensure high standards of professional practice.

• Be able to facilitate innovative thinking around the delivery of services to allow people to reduce paid support by finding employment, friends and community connections.

• Demonstrate self-reflection and self-awareness.

• Strong commitment to leading within the coaching and mentoring model, including people development skills.

• Have good working knowledge in IT

• Budget Management.

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