Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£20,000 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

As a Mobile Outreach Lead you will be responsible for helping to develop and pilot our new mobile unit, which will use customized outfitted vehicles to bring information, technology, and services into communities across Cambridgeshire.

You will work with our outreach workers and volunteers at their support group meetings or home visits, attend pop-up public and specialist events to raise awareness of Cam Sight’s work and develop a strong network of contacts within communities.

This role is part of our vision for the future; a decentralised and agile service delivery model, providing diverse and person-centred services to people with visual impairments.

Essential Criteria:

Good verbal communication skills
Empathy and patience
The ability to work under self-direction, whilst still being a team player
Experience working in a person centred or non-profit environment
Computer literacy and technical savvy
Full driving license

Desirable Criteria:

Experience/understanding of the impact of sight loss and issues around visual impairment

Knowledge of assistive equipment and technology for people with visual impairments, or the ability to learn about these devices quickly with training.

Experience in an outreach role

Further information:

You will need to pass a DBS check (at Cam Sight’s expense) to be eligible for continued employment in this role.

Cam Sight is a disability confident employer. If you have any disabilities or barriers to work, we would like to work with you to overcome them. 

The Organisation:

Cam Sight is a sight loss charity with over 100 years of experience supporting people in Cambridgeshire living with low vision and blindness. Cam Sight is currently developing and expanding the way it delivers its services to the people that need them most.

The closing date for this role is noon on Friday 14 May 2021, with interviews scheduled for the week commencing Monday 17 May 2021.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this role, please send your C.V. and a covering letter

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Cam Sight is a Cambridgeshire charity that supports local people of all ages living with low vision and blindness to live the lives they choose... Read more

Posted on: 30 April 2021
Closing date: 17 May 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development

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