Assistant Project Worker – Early Intervention team (Glasgow)

  • Full time
  • £21,501 – £23,875
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th September 2022


  • Advertised from 15th September 2022
  • 37 Hours per week
  • mileage claim included

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?

You will work alongside families in a flexible way using strengths based approaches to co-produce plans with families to enable them to remain together within their own communities. Whole family support is offered with referrals being made initially for children aged 0-12 but with support available to all those within the family including parents and carers. Workers will offer one to one support within the communities the families live in, these are broken into 3 distinct localities dependent on the referring social work team – North West, North East and South Glasgow. Workers will be aligned to work within a locality area, using their knowledge of this area to support families to access community resources to build upon their strengths and assets.

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

Application notes

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.

To apply, please return completed applications to HRassist@includem.co.uk by Sunday 28th September 2022 at midnight.

For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event is estimated to take place via video conferencing on week commencing 7th October 2022. If you are successful following the group selection event, individual interviews will take place on 14th October 2022 (estimated).


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