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

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.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Social Care - Support Practitioner(s)

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire and Glasgow areas
  • Closing 26th July 2019

The Partners for Inclusion Group are looking to recruit Support Practitioners across Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire and Glasgow areas. These posts are for a variety of hours from a few hours a week to full-time hours.

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.

This vacancy has now closed

Team Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • East Ayrshire
  • Closing 26th July 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.
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • TBC
  • East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire as well as Ayrshire
  • Closing 9th September 2019

Looking for a job where you can really see the difference you make in people’s lives? This is a great opportunity to join Partners for Inclusion’s Linking Lives team where you will help make a real positive difference in people’s lives. We have vacancies across East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire as well as Ayrshire so would be delighted to hear from applicants from all these areas.

The role is to provide direct support to people who live independently or with their family. This would involve:

● helping to develop greater independence

● emotional support

● support with personal care

● maintaining homes

● assisting people to develop friendships

● supporting people to access activities and play an active part in their community in a way that makes sense to them

● Supporting people in education and/or employment

The successful candidate will be:

● Creative

● Confident

● Motivated

● Adaptable

● Compassionate

● Supportive

● Flexible

Other benefits of this role are a competitive salary, excellent training and progression opportunities along with comprehensive employee benefits.