Vision PK
Vision PK

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.


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Habilitation Specialist / Rehabilitation Worker for Visually Impaired People

  • Part time
  • £25,113 – £32,842 pro-rata
  • Perth based, with flexibility to work from home
  • Closing 26th March 2021

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.

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Reconnect Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,278 – £29,259 pro-rata
  • Based in central Perth (flexibility around home working)
  • Closing 4th October 2021

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.

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Top job! Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,381 – £40,471
  • Based in central Perth with some flexible working
  • Closing 16th November 2021

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.

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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,371 – £40,471
  • Based in central Perth with some flexible working
  • Closing 27th January 2022

Service Manager (re-advertisement, new qualification criteria)

VisionPK is a local 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 health and social care / social work / management 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.

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Rehabilitation Assistant (Visual Impairment)

  • Full time
  • £23,390 – £34,504
  • Based in central Perth with working across the Perth and Kinross area.
  • Closing 15th August 2022

VisionPK is a local charity offering support and services to people in Perth and Kinross with sensory impairments. We have recently moved to a new Sensory Hub in Perth town centre and will be developing our services and offer over the next twelve months. This is an opportunity to join us at exciting stage in our growth and contribute to our enhanced services!

If you have experience of assessing needs, setting priorities and managing your own workload, along with being a team player, well organised and using your own initiative, please get in touch!

You will also have an opportunity to work towards gaining a nationally recognised professional qualification as a Rehabilitation Worker in visual impairment, which we would fully fund.

PVG membership, or willingness to become at member with a check at enhanced level is essential.

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Receptionist / Administration Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,599 – £19,709
  • Perth High Street
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

VisionPK is a local charity offering support and services to people in Perth and Kinross with sensory impairments. We have recently moved to a new Sensory Hub in Perth town centre and will be developing our services and offer over the next twelve months. This is an opportunity to join us at exciting stage in our growth and contribute to our enhanced services!

If you are used to working with minimal supervision, with experience of dealing directly with the public, record keeping and using Microsoft Outlook applications, as well as being organised, with good people skills and the ability to manage your time well, this role could be perfect for you!

PVG membership, or willingness to become at member is essential.

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Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,052
  • Based in central Perth with flexible working
  • Closing 29th August 2022

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 fundraiser to continue our fundraising in Perth and Kinross, with opportunities to develop a team in future.

Alongside your fundraising experience, you will also need to be enthusiastic, motivational and self motivated, with excellent people and communication skills, experienced in using social media to promote fundraising support and be able to plan, monitor budgets and think creatively and constructively.

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Volunteer / Activities Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,811 – £26,304 pro-rata
  • Based in central Perth
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

VisionPK is a local charity offering support and services to people in Perth and Kinross with sensory impairments. We have just moved to a new Sensory Hub in Perth town centre and will be developing our services and offer over the next twelve months. This is an opportunity to join us at an exciting stage in our growth and contribute to our enhanced services!

If you have experience of recruiting, inducting and supervising volunteers, running and evaluating groups and activities and are well organised and able work with minimal supervision, please get in touch to find out more!

PVG membership, or willingness to become at member with a check at enhanced level is essential.

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time or Part time
  • £46,773 – £49,007
  • Based in central Perth
  • Closing 15th November 2022

VisionPK is a local charity offering a range of services to people in Perth and Kinross with sensory impairments. In February, we moved to a new Sensory Hub in Perth town centre as part of our strategy to meet need and develop services. This is an opportunity to join us at exciting stage in our growth and take us to the next level!

You will have at least five years demonstrable experience in a senior leadership role, operational experience in an organisation offering care services, experience of strategic planning and of managing /supporting staff. This will complement your experience in leading and managing change and your knowledge of financial systems and budgetary control. You will also be successful in generating income from a variety of sources and experienced in partnership working.

Our current CEO will be retiring in a few months and we need someone to lead the next stage of our journey. We are looking for an inspirational leader who will champion our values, develop external partnerships and focus on achievement. The person appointed will be passionate about service improvement and have past success in business development and securing income from a range of sources.

PVG membership, or willingness to become at member with a check at enhanced level is essential.

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Listen Up - Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,220 pro-rata
  • Based in central Perth for at least one day of three
  • Closing 1st December 2022

VisionPK is a small, long-established charity offering support and services to people in Perth & Kinross who are visually impaired, Deaf or hard of hearing.

We want to recruit an experienced Worker, working initially in the north of Perth and Kinross, to develop, implement, facilitate and evaluate our new ‘Listen Up’ project, an ongoing programme of group activities, learning and support for people with hearing loss.

With at least 2 years community development experience, your experience will include working with older people, setting up and facilitating groups, recruiting and managing volunteers and using an assets based / co-production approach to your work. You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, with excellent people and communication skills. You will also need to be flexible, open to change and fit well with our values.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, the Gannochy Trust and the Hugh Fraser Foundation

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