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. It will be exciting and challenging, and you will be supported every step of the way to be the best that you can be.

Benefts of working for includem

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 28 days plus 9 public holidays increasing to 31 days afer 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 supervisions 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

Vacancies

Sessional Mentor – Stirling Service

Wed Feb 24

Weekend and evening working

Minimum of 5 hours a week (depending on availability and service requirements)

£9.40 per hour

We are currently recruiting for a Sessional Mentor to join our Stirling service. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes.

What does the role involve?

  • Working independently with young people, but also as part of a team of support.
  • Providing emotional support and linking in with service delivery teams to ensure an appropriate response to our young people or their families.
  • The opportunity to work directly with our young people and their families in their communities.

The ideal candidate should be able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week with a view to working more hours as and when required (including evenings and weekends). As sessional Mentors work directly with young people and families in the community there is a requirement that you can drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

If you have all of the below skills and attributes then we would love to hear from you:

  • A genuine passion for helping children, young people and their families
  • The ability to identify and manage emotions (your own and others)
  • An empathetic and non-judgemental outlook
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships with young people and their families
  • An awareness of issued facing vulnerable young people and their families
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of the young person and their families
  • Good organisational skills
  • Be a team player but also be able to work on your own initiative
  • Be self-motivated and flexible
  • Ability to provide emotional, practical and social support
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal including ability to maintain accurate records
  • Reliability and commitment to deliver the relationship based model of intervention
  • Ability to drive and have access to own car for work purposes

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work
  • 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 your own vehicle for work purposes
  • Become a member of the PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward an SVQ2 in a relevant discipline (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)
  • Attend team meetings and any relevant training courses

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme.
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers
  • Flexible and agile working

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 (www.includem.org).  Alternatively you can request a pack by e-mailing hrassist@includem.co.uk or contact our Head Office on the number above.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 11th March 2021.

 For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event will take place via video-conferencing on Wednesday 17th March 2021 with individual interviews on Wednesday 24th  March 2021.

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Permanent Assistant Project Worker – Aberdeen

Mon Feb 22

37 hours per week including weekend and evening working

Annual salary: £20,666 with the potential to increase to £21,861 per annum

We currently have a vacancy in our Aberdeen Team for a permanent Assistant Project Worker who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s licence and access to a car.

What does the role involve?

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

All posts require individuals to:

  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
  • 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
  • Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)
  • To be registered or become registered with SSSC 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 rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Life Insurance (4 x salary)
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
  • Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
  • Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • SCVO Credit Union
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted holidays and associated benefits
  • Access to discounts for charity workers
  • Flexible and agile working

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 (www.includem.org).  Alternatively you can request a pack by e-mailing hrassist@includem.co.uk or contact our Head Office on the number above.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7th March 2021 at midnight.

For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a selection event will take place via video-conferencing on Thursday 11th March 2021.   If you are successful following the selection event individual interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th March 2021.

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