Down's Syndrome Scotland
Down's Syndrome Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC011012

Down's Syndrome Scotland (DSS) is a parent led charity which was established in 1982.  We are the only charity in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people with Down's syndrome (Ds) and their carers.  Our aims are that:

  • Children and adults with Ds, their parents and families, receive appropriate and timely information and support through all the ages and stages of their lives.
  • Public and professional attitudes to Ds will be more positive and inclusive.
  • Children and adults with Ds will be provided with choices and support to enable them to develop and reach their full social, physical and intellectual potential.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Service Officer - North East

  • Part time
  • £25,388 – £28,103 pro-rata
  • Covering Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee, Perth and Kinross (You must live within one of these areas, however ideally will live in or north of Dundee)
  • Closing 6th September 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed individual to join our Family Support Service Team which offers information and support to families, individuals and professionals on all aspects of living with Down’s syndrome throughout all stages of life. This service is delivered through telephone and email support, individual 1:1 visits, ongoing casework support, the creation of publications, talks to carer groups and through the delivery of training to parents and professionals.

This position is homebased covering the North East region. The role requires a suitable provision to work from a home office and the use of a car is essential.