£25,482 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting job opportunity for a friendly and empathetic professional to join BucksVision as our second Eye Clinic Liaison Officer.

In this role, you will provide an Information and Advice Service at Amersham and Wycombe Hospitals (providing additional support when needed to the existing ECLO service at Stoke Mandeville). You will be working in the eye clinic offering a person centred support service to blind and partially sighted people, family members and carers at the point of diagnosis.

Each day you will be providing emotional support and raising awareness of services that empower visually impaired people to make informed choices to maintain and develop their independence.

Key to this role will be your excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation skills - to effectively communicate with patients, carers, hospital and social care staff.

In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

  • 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service.
  • Excellent pension schemes

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please click the apply button.

Application closing date: Midnight 5th August 2019.
Interview date: 16th August 2019.

This role is eligible for an enhanced criminal record check which includes a check of the children and adults’ barred lists as the role holder will provide advice and guidance to children which relates to their physical and emotional well being and adults which relates to personal care because of their disability.

BucksVision is a local charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, with an annual turnover of approximately £300k. Since 2014 we are part of the RNIB Group. We run social clubs and training courses across the county for people with sight loss and also have volunteers supporting patients in several eye clinics in Buckinghamshire.

RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

Posted on: 17 July 2019
Closed date: 05 August 2019
Tags: Advice, Information