Development Worker (Adult Services) – West of Scotland

Date: 17th June 2022

We’re Hiring!

Do you believe 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 a new exciting challenge ?

If you have answered Yes to the above questions, Down’s Syndrome Scotland has a fantastic opportunity for a committed individual to join our Adult Services Team…

We are looking for a committed individual to work within our Adult Services developing new programmes and activities around friendships, citizenship, community, health and wellbeing and employment. Support people with lived experience (young people and adults with Down’s syndrome) to have the opportunity to influence decision making at local and national levels. Create opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to develop their self-esteem, confidence, and skills.

This post is home-based with a mix of online and face to face work involving travel across Scotland. Evening and, on occasion, weekend work will be required, for which time off in lieu will be authorised. Appointment to this position is subject to membership of the PVG (Scotland) Scheme.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 6th July 9am

Please return completed application forms by email to and mark the subject box Development Worker Application Form‘. 

To access the documents for the application process, please find them below:

Job Description Development Worker DSS 2022

DSS Guidance Notes for Application 2022_

DSS Application Form 062022 FINAL_