VisionPK is the local charity for people with sensory impairments who live in Perth and Kinross. We offer a range of services focused on improving independence and supporting people to live their lives well.
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Habilitation Specialist to support children and young people with a vision impairment in Perth and Kinross. This is a great opportunity for someone with the right skills and enthusiasm to join our experienced and committed team and contribute to our developing services.
You will have a recognised qualification in Habilitation, or in Rehabilitation Studies with an additional qualification for children and young people; your previous experience in this role will mean you can set your own priorities, manage your workload and assess associated risk; alongside this, you will have experience of assessing need, identifying key outcomes and developing personal plans. Depending on qualifications and experience, there is also the opportunity to work with adults and groups.
This post will be subject to a PVG check.
We are looking for an exceptional person to join The Gannochy Trust, a registered charity well known for its philanthropy and unique housing provision. Highly motivated, with excellent administrative skills, minute-taking and organisation, you will be committed to the broader aims of the Trust and making a difference to people’s lives.
The Gannochy Trust was founded in 1937 by A K Bell. Our work today has been developed to support the full realisation of our founder’s visionary philanthropy. We provide affordable housing, manage a range of farms, woodlands and buildings and as an independent funder, manage a grant giving programme of around £5 million annually. The work of the Trust is both varied and interesting.
For this role, you will need to have substantial administrative experience; have knowledge of charities; and be willing to work flexibly as part of a team. You will provide high quality administration support to the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive and Senior Management Team. An important part of the role is to support the efficient management of the Trust. This ranges from record management to contributing to projects, and making improvements to administration systems.
In return, we offer excellent terms and conditions, as well as training and learning opportunities. You will be a key contributor to the work of the Trust, supporting the delivery of our strategic and operational plans. This post will be home based in line with Covid-19 guidance, moving to the office when advisable. The Trust has a flexible working policy.
The post is currently funded until September 2021, with continued funding being actively sought.
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are recruiting a Team Leader to coordinate, facilitate and promote RASAC P&K Prevention and Training services. The post holder will manage a small team working to address issues around sexual exploitation, sexualisation and sexual violence. The post holder will oversee, and contribute to, the development and delivery of sexual violence prevention workshops to young people and adults in the community, alongside the delivery of high quality multi-agency training.
This post requires enthusiasm and creativity with a clear commitment to the value of prevention work in addressing sexual violence. We are looking for someone who can bring strong organisational and inter-personal skills alongside experience in youth work, training delivery and multi-agency working. Experience in a supervisory / management role is essential as is working within a gendered analysis of Violence Against Women is essential.
Funding for this position is currently to September 2021. RASAC P&K will endeavour to secure ongoing funding beyond this date. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to PVG.
VisionPK is a small, long-established charity providing support and services to people in Perth & Kinross who have sensory impairments.
We are looking for an experienced, successful Communications Officer, to plan for and increase awareness amongst a range of target audiences.
Alongside previous experience in a communications role, you will also need to be enthusiastic, motivational and self motivated, with excellent people and communication skills, the ability to plan, monitor budgets and think creatively and constructively. You will also need to be flexible, open to change and fit well with our values.
We are looking to expand our team with people who want to work in a therapeutic way to support the recovery and development of young people. We are privileged to work with some incredible young people, who need the support and guidance of an exceptional staff team We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and the quality of staffing has a direct link to the outcomes for our young people. We invest in ensuring we have a diverse, highly professional, committed staff team.
At Balnacraig our mission is to make positive meaningful change in the lives of young people, underpinned by our shared core values. Collectively we work towards meeting the individual needs of our young people by providing a safe, positive and active environment. Our staff are committed to young people, providing a nurturing environment which creates a strong foundation for academic and wider achievement, and prepares young people for life beyond Balnacraig.
We are currently looking for staff to work in our expanding services across Perthshire. Our care staff work shifts, which include sleep overs. You may be required to work at any of our locations across Perthshire.
Successful candidates must be comfortable in a culture based on respect, integrity, honesty, compassion and fairness . We support our workers to be as effective as they can be, so we require individuals who will be exceptional role models for the young people
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