35 hours per week including weekend and evening working as well as travelling to all includem offices across Scotland
Annual salary: £26,692 per annum
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Participation Officer to deliver a 12 month project developing a comprehensive culture and practice of participation with the children, young people and families that includem support, in line with the aims of The Promise. This will be achieved by reviewing current policies and practices in promoting the views, experiences and rights of the children, young people and families and the development and implementation of a participation framework.
At includem we value and celebrate peoples’ diversity and believe this strengthens our team. As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, we are keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care experienced staff within our team. We are seeking an individual who is committed to promoting children’s rights, hearing the voices of those we support and ensuring that they can influence the decisions and structures that affect them. We believe that the life experience of the Participation Officer will be key to delivering the change we need to best promote children’s rights.
What does the role involve?
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
We are actively seeking to bring more diversity of perspectives and experience and especially welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in our organisation.
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800 or Meg Thomas, Head of Policy Participation on 07870 223567. You can apply directly online via the Includem website (www.includem.org). Alternatively you can request a pack by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our Head Office on the number above.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st April 2021 at midnight.
For applicants who are successfully shortlisted interviews will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021.