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Academy Office Park, Unit 6000, Gower Street, Glasgow, G51 1PR
£26 - £29 per month
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Due to recent funding, Includem needs capable workers to lead the provision of relationship-based support delivered to young people and families in the community and to promote positive outcomes in line with the values and principles of Includem.

Purpose of Role

The post-holder will manage their 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 Includem’s model of support.

A project worker will demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people by managing outcomes for young people through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

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

Key Aspects

  • To build relationships and deliver outcome based support to young people and families, involving all key stakeholders.
  • To be available for young people and families at critical times
  • To explore values and attitudes with young people in a supportive manner, to affirm and validate their feelings and ideas, and nurture and confirm their learning
  • To ensure a focus on regular and appropriate case progression to help young people and families recognise progress.
  • To assess and respond appropriately to situations where young people and/or families may be at risk of harm.
  • To actively participate in the delivery of the Includem Helpline evening and night service so support is available for young people and families 24/7
  • To support with crisis management and generate solutions for young people and families using the Helpline, with risk enablement being at the heart of professional judgement and decision making

If you would like more information regarding this role, please call 0141 427 0523 and ask to be forwarded onto the HR team. You can apply directly online via the includem website ( or by sending a CV and Cover Letter to hrassist in order for us to fully consider you for the role.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19th February 2023 at midnight.

For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event will take place via video conferencing on 1st March 2023. If you are successful following the group selection event individual interviews will take place on the 10th March 2023.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £26,436.00-£29,278.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

Includem follow COVID government guidelines to ensure safety for all.

Application question(s):

  • Are you available to work between the hours of 08:00 - 22:00 including weekends?


  • Social work: 2 years (required)


  • Fluent English (required)


  • Full UK driving license and access to a roadworthy vehicle? (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: One location