Worcester, Worcestershire
Home-based
£9,360 actual per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Come and join our team of Sight Loss Advisors and play a vital role in supporting people in Worcester with sight loss to lead independent and fulfilling lives.  

Sight Concern Worcestershire is a well-established charity offering support to over 2000 people affected by sight loss.  Our staff and volunteers are at the heart of what we do; it’s through their skill and effort that we help people to adapt to sight loss and play an active role in society. We offer specialist training for all our roles.

Independence is at the heart of what we do to help people find the confidence to go beyond expectations. We seek to provide solution focussed interventions to enable people living with sight loss and their families and supporters to cope with the challenges they face and adapt.

By providing a district-based and person-centred information, advice and support service to people affected by sight loss, this role will enable people of all ages living with sight loss to make informed choices about their future and to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

This role is home based and will require travel throughout Worcestershire.

£10.00 per hour/18 hours per week.

Key Duties:

  • Support people affected by sight loss to a make informed choices by providing information and advice
  • Work with people on a one to one basis to obtain the appropriate support, services and equipment to enable them to lead an independent life
  • Facilitate a monthly sight loss information and support group to enable people with sight loss to learn new skills and develop confidence. 

A full, clean driving licence and use of a car is essential. If unable to drive due to a disability, we can support you to obtain an Access to Work grant.   

If you have a positive attitude and a passion for enabling people to reach their full potential, we would love to hear from you.

The closing date for applications is 8th July 2019 at 5pm.

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Refreshed on: 25 June 2019
Closed date: 08 July 2019
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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