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Jade’s role as an apprentice with Community Justice Scotland will be placement led, her first placement will be on employability expanding her knowledge in this areas. She will undertake research to find organisations that promote jobs, programmes and support for people with convictions. She will be involved in collaborating with the military services to create an opportunity for people to work with them, gaining an achievement and potentially a lifelong job. Gaining more knowledge and understanding of how to create opportunities for people by attending training and events.
Jade was previously working for SAMH as a peer support worker to support young people with mental health. Jade has also worked for North Lanarkshire Council as a Corporate Parent Assistant creating awareness of care experienced children and young people. She is passionate about creating groups for young people in care and care leavers to have a voice and work together to evoke change in the system for themselves and other children and young people still experiencing difficulties in care.