PLUS
PLUS

Charity registered in Scotland SC003945

PLUS is a well established organisation providing support to children and young people with disabilities. Recently achieving gradings of 'Excellent' from the Care Inspectorate, PLUS prides itself in the quality and diverse nature of our service provisions.


Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £19,802 – £20,873 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 4th February 2019

The Organisation

PLUS has worked with children and young people with disabilities and their families for thirty years and continues to grow and develop. PLUS provides individualised support and opportunities for service users to get out and have fun with people of their own age. This also gives parents and carers some time for themselves. It is a registered Charity, Company Limited by Guarantee and is registered with the Care Inspectorate. Further information about PLUS is available on our website - plusforthvalley.org.uk or by visiting our Facebook page at PLUS88.

The Vacancy

This new post offers a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to develop and coordinate volunteering opportunities for those interested in work with children and young adults with disabilities. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be creative in working alongside individuals to design an engaging and stimulating service, ensuring individual’s needs and outcomes are being met.

This role would suit a creative, flexible and self-motivated individual who has the drive to develop it to ensure it continues to meet the needs of the young people and the families we support.

The Post

This post is funded by Big Lottery Fund.

A job description and a person specification are attached.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £19,802 – £20,873
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th February 2019

To develop, coordinate and deliver PLUS Family Support within the Forth Valley Area. This includes services for children with disabilities from birth to age 18 and their families, offering regular short breaks to parents and carers whilst increasing the opportunities available to children to develop friendships and reduce their social isolation. The post holder will be required to develop partnerships with families and local service providers, including the Local Authority, Carers Centres and other third sector agencies.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Manager (Flexible Support)

  • Full time
  • £21,457 – £23,546
  • Stirling
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

PLUS is a well established organisation, based in Stirling, and working across the Forth Valley to provide support to children and young people with disabilities. Recently achieving gradings of 'Very Good' from the Care Inspectorate, PLUS prides itself in the quality and diverse nature of our service provisions.

This new post has been developed as a result of the increase in demand for flexible services provided on a 1:1 basis – perhaps in the family home, out in the community or within our venue. There are opportunities for the successful candidate to develop our offerings under Self Directed Support, using creativity and a proactive solution focused approach. The post holder will liaise with young people, their families and partner agencies in the development of care plans, designing bespoke services to meet agreed outcomes.

This exciting role would suit a dynamic and self motivated individual who has the drive to utilise their experience and creativity to build relationships and support the continued development of services within PLUS.

Shortlist

Find out more about PLUS on Good HQ

Volunteering

Play/Youth Worker

At Postcode

Playschemes / Childrens Clubs

4th July 2017

Volunteers in this role will work alongside staff. Duties include organising games and activities; supervising particular children; setting up and clearing up play spaces etc. Volunteers can take on any of the roles that they have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to… Read more