Charity registered in Scotland SC001152
We are a long established local charity, whose aim is to empower visually impaired people to have the fullest, and most fulfilling, roles in life that they can. We provide statutory social work and rehabilitation services on behalf of Perth & Kinross Council alongside a range of charitable functions to enhance our clients’ lives and independence.
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.
VisionPK is a small, long-established charity supporting people with sensory impairments. We are looking for someone to join us at an exciting stage in our growth and development.
As an experienced Group Worker, you will establish and develop our new Reconnect group project for visually impaired people, funded for the first 3 years by the National Lottery Community Fund.
You will be enthusiastic and self motivated, with good people and communication skills. With at least 2 years community development experience, your experience will include working with older people, setting up and facilitating groups and recruiting / managing volunteers. You will also need to be flexible, open to change and fit well with our values.
VisionPK is a small charity offering support and services to people in Perth and Kinross with sensory impairments. We are at an exciting time in our development and looking for a senior manager to lead, manage and develop our sensory services, carry a small caseload and help us achieve our vision and goals.
If you have a social work qualification, are creative and solution focused, with experience of managing and developing staff, partnership working, planning, policy development and report writing, we’d love to hear from you. You will also fit well with our values and work in a reflective and consultative way.
PVG membership, or willingness to become at member with a check at enhanced level is essential.