This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Service Officer South - West Scotland

  • Part time
  • £26,414 pro-rata
  • Home-based covering South-West Scotland and must live within Glasgow City or within a 25-mile radius of this area.
  • Closing 13th June 2022

  • Advertised from 30th May 2022
  • 21 hours per week split over 3 days
  • Plus 4% pension contribution


Do you have the skills and experience to ensure that individuals with Down’s syndrome can live a full and independent life?

Are you enthusiastic and a good team player? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

If you have answered yes to the above questions, we have a fantastic opportunity within our Family Support Service. Down’s Syndrome Scotland is a member-led charity, established in 1982. We are the only charity in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people with Down’s syndrome and their families and carers.

We are looking 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 ages and stages of life. This is delivered through email, telephone and live chat support, 1:1 online meetings and in person visits, ongoing casework and supporting families at meetings. The team deliver workshops for parents and carers and provide training and consultation support for professionals within Education, Health & Social care and work with Universities and Colleges to help shape the minds and practices of future professionals. Ideally, this role would suit someone with experience of working with children/adults with a learning disability for a minimum of two years preferably individuals with Down’s syndrome but not essential.

Application notes

Please email to enquire about an application pack.

For an informal chat regarding this post please contact Shona Robertson (Family Support Service Lead) at or call on 07918568975.

Closing date: Monday 13th June Selection Day: Week commencing 20th June

Candidates who have been selected to attend a selection day will be notified by 5pm on Thursday 16th June.

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