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  • Includem - Participation Officer

    Created: 08/04/2021

    Post: Participation Officer (12 month temporary contract)

    Salary: £26,692 per annum

    Hours: 35 per week including weekend and evening working and travelling to all includem offices across Scotland

    Location: Can be based in any of includem’s offices – Glasgow, Stirling, Fife, Aberdeen or Dundee

    Includem is looking 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.

    As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, Includem is keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care experienced staff within our team. It is 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. It believes that the life experience of the Participation Officer will be key to delivering the change we need to best promote children’s rights.

    Includem is 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 its organisation.

    For person specification on this role, click here.

    If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact Includem's 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

    The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 April 2021 at midnight.


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