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Assistant Project Worker – Glasgow Flexible Response

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Unit 6000, Academy Office Park, Gower Street, Glasgow, G51 1PR (will travel across areas in the central belt dependent on the referrals that are made, mileage claim included)
  • Closing 11th December 2022


  • Advertised from 28th November 2022
  • 37 Hours per week

Role

Due to recent growth in the Glasgow area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

What does the role involve?

Post will require daily travel via a vehicle across the central belt. Although the office base is in Glasgow the post will likely require daily travel across the central belt, the area of travel being dependent on the referrals made via local authorities and other agencies. Due to the likely nature of referrals being for young people with complex needs, candidates should be trauma informed and be able to evidence their skills and knowledge in this area. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate skills in establishing positive working relationships with children, young people, parents and carers in order to achieve outcomes, alongside demonstrating personal resilience in their own ability to cope with and manage the challenges this role may bring for them on a daily basis.

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and families
  • Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
  • Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
  • Be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and this role would suit someone working at SCQF Level 2 and/or working towards SCQF Level 3.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800 who will arrange for an informal chat with one of our managers. You can apply directly online via the includem website (includem.org).

Additional Information

This role will require you to drive, with access to your own car for work purposes. There may be an additional requirement for some travel between includem offices.

Application notes

Further information is available on our website or download below

Completed applications to be sent to: hrassist@includem.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 11th December 2022 at midnight.

For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event will take place shortly after (est. date 15th December 2022). If you are successful following the group selection event, individual interviews will then take place (est. date 19th December 2022) before the successful candidate is chosen.


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