Thu Feb 2

Sessional Mentor – Glasgow

Contractual Minimum of 5 hours per week, availability for more if wanted (please specify in application)

Availability to work evenings & weekends essential

Base: Academy Office Park, Unit 6000, Gower Street, Glasgow, G51 1PR

Hourly rate: £10.15 per hour

Due to recent funding and growth in the Glasgow area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people and are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work across our various services in the area, facilitating vital support to those who require it most.

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 car.

What does the role involve?

You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.

  • 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 car for work purposes
  • Become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme (paid for by includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by includem)

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days pro rota
  • 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
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies

Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you would like more information regarding this role, please call 0141 427 0523 and ask to be forwarded onto the HR team. To apply please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to hrassist@includem.co.uk in order for us to fully consider you for the role.

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.

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL A COPY OF YOUR CV AND A COVER LETTER TO HRassist@includem.co.uk before the deadline date given below.

Full job description can be downloaded here.

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th February 2023 at midnight.

For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event will take place shortly after (est. 27th February 2023). If you are successful following the group selection event, individual interviews will then take place (est. date 3rd March 2023) before the successful candidate is chosen.