Our staff are the backbone of includem. We simply wouldn’t be able to do what we do without them.

We are proud to have such a dedicated, enthusiastic and friendly team of people working here, who are also highly skilled and qualified. Working at includem means you will be part of a dynamic and innovative organisation, where no two days are the same. Working with includem is exciting, challenging, but know you will be supported every step of the way.

To apply for any of the below roles, please send your CV to recruitment@includem.co.uk.

Vacancies

Assistant Project Worker – Fife

Thu Jul 11

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Fife

Salary: £24,012

Notes: Working between 8am – 10pm and 5 days over 7

We are seeking an Assistant Project Worker to join our Teenage and Transitions Team.

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Family Support Worker – Targeted Family Support in Aberdeen

Wed Jul 10

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Deeside Family Resource Centre, Balnagask Circle, Aberdeen, AB11 8TT

Salary: £24,757 p/y

Notes : Permanent

We are recruiting for a Family Support Worker to join our new service providing Targeted Family Support in Aberdeen. Applicants should demonstrate skills in delivering support through an early intervention model supporting families in their communities. In addition this service will also support young people who are in conflict with the law. Applicants should demonstrate skills in supporting diversion from prosecution and demonstrate knowledge of court processes.

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Assistant Project Worker – West Dunbartonshire

Tue Jul 9

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: West Dunbartonshire

Salary: £24,012

Notes: Temporary – maternity cover for 1 year

We’re looking for an Assistant Project Worker to join our West Dunbartonshire team to help support young people and their families.

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Community Young Person and Family Support Worker

Fri Jul 5

Hours: 37 hours per week (between 8am – 10pm, 5 days over 7)

Location: Scotland wide

Salary: £28,594

Contract: Permanent, in line with funding

Notes: You will be required to travel Scotland-wide, with potential overnight stays aware from home with expenses paid.

We’re looking for Community Youth & Family Support Workers to join our Includem Response Team working across Scotland to support children, young people, and families, when they need it most.

You will manage your own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and the organisations model of support.

You will be expected to actively demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people, by managing their outcomes through use of line managers, colleagues, and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Build relationships and deliver outcome-based support to young people and families, involving all key stakeholders.
  • Explore values and attitudes with young people in a supportive manner.
  • Ensure a focus on regular and appropriate case progression to help young people and families recognise progress.
  • Actively participate in the delivery of the Helpline evening and night service so support is available 24/7.
  • To support with crisis management and generate solutions for young people and families.
  • To build relationships with Local Authorities with varying demands and priorities.
  • To ensure support is delivered in line with organisations Policies Procedures, SSSC Codes of Practice & National Guidelines.

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About you

As a Community Youth & Family Support worker, you will have experience of working with young people and engaging vulnerable young people and families who are likely to have faced challenging life circumstances.

You will also have:

  • Experience of effectively engaging vulnerable young people and families.
  • Experience of managing caseloads and influencing decision making.
  • Experience of responding to difficult circumstances where people may be in crisis or engaged in risk taking behaviour.
  • Able to provide emotional, practical and social support to young people and families.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to routinely evidence practice, including completion of formal reports.
  • Reliable and committed to deliver the relationship-based model of intervention.

A UK driving license is an essential requirement to the role.

If you would like further information about the role, please call Recruitment on 01414270523

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@includem.co.uk

Key Dates

Closing date is on Sunday 28th July 2024

If you are shortlisted for the role, you will be invited along to:

Group interview: 13/08/2024

Individual interview: 20/08/2024

Benefits

Includem offers the following benefits:

  • 28 days annual leave, increasing to 31 days with 5 years’ service
  • 9 public holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Counselling service
  • Family friendly leave
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Benefits of working for includem

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 28 days (plus 9 public holidays which increases to 31 days after 5 years service)
  • Free vehicle breakdown cover for all service delivery roles
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Life Insurance up to 4 x your salary for permanent employees
  • Agile working
  • Free employee assistance programme – Confidential counselling service from an external provider
  • The opportunity to become a member of the SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Access to discounts for charity employees

Learning & Development

At includem, we are fully committed to the growth and development of all our staff and offer a comprehensive range of learning and development opportunities, including:

  • A robust induction and core training programme to ensure our staff have the right skills and knowledge to carry out their role
  • A blended approach to learning and development, including internal and external training courses and workshops, e-learning, shadowing, practice discussions and self-directed learning
  • A commitment to 5 full days (or equivalent) dedicated to training or learning activities every year
  • Opportunities to attend external seminars and events
  • Time to discuss and plan personal and professional development goals with your line manager as part of regular supervision and annual Performance Management and Development Review
  • Support to fund and access essential qualifications required for SSSC registration and opportunities to complete continuous professional learning (CPL) hours

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