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Short videos filmed, commissioned or licensed by IRISS.

Making a successful transition from student to social worker
Published: 
January 2015

What’s it like for a student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work?

IRISS teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University, SSSC, the Scottish Association of Social Workers and the Scottish Government to find out. About 120 final year students as well as newly qualified social workers gathered at GCU on 22 January 2015 to share information and experience with aim of helping to shape the future direction of social work.

People who can seek new information, make sense of it, and share it with their colleagues will be an asset to any work team
Published: 
May 2014
Building a culture of innovation where staff ideas, empowerment, and leadership drive change and improvement
Published: 
March 2014

A visual story
Published: 
October 2013

Skills for Care (SfC), The Baring Foundation and Creative & Cultural Skills, commissioned UK-wide research exploring the role of arts in the delivery of adult social care with a particular emphasis of workforce development. We've produced this visual story to give you a flavour of the key messages from the report.

A talk in seven parts presented by Dr Andrea Williams, Consultant Psychiatrist Personality Disorder and Homeless Team, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Published: 
October 2013
RNIB

Lyndsay Scott has a visual impairment which proved a barrier to finding employment.  With support from RNIB she was able develop the skills necessary to work in cafe and subsequently become a manager,

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by IRISS in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

Cornerstone

Julie Pert has systematic lupus erthymatosis. After abeing made redundant she found it very difficult to find employment until Cornerstone helped her secure a job as a catering assistant in a care home.

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by IRISS in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

SAMH

Elizabeth Marr had severe depression until SAMH supported her into working with people with mental health problems.

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by IRISS in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

Capability Scotland

Victoria Burns has cerebral palsy.  Fraktul, a web design and marketing company, found helpful advice and support from Capability Scotland on making adaptations to the workplace to support Victoria. 

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by IRISS in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

A summary by the Chair of SUSE

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by IRISS in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

For more information on this subject, please see the Journeys Back Into Work website.