National Engagement Lead


£35,000 – £41,500 (depending on experience)

This post will involved significant job related travel across the UK.  Flexible/Home based.

Closing date: Thursday 10 June 5pm


This role will work alongside the Head of Engagement & Public Affairs to manage the team of national Engagement Managers and the delivery of Sight Loss Councils across the UK, giving blind and partially sighted people the opportunity to have their voices heard and to work with partners to respond accordingly.

You will need to be a highly motivated experienced senior manager, with strong people management skills and experience of working with and managing staff and volunteers from excluded groups.

We are looking for a strategic thinker with the ability to get things done. You will need a clear understanding of the challenges facing blind and partially sighted people. This is a national role and will require you to be able to lead, influence, motivate and deliver at a national level.

We particularly welcome applications from blind and partially sighted candidates.

To apply

Read the job description for the role here

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please complete and return:
The application form
An equal opportunities monitoring form

Please send these documents to:

If you have any questions about the role, please send these by email to the same email address and we will reply as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 10 June 2021

We require all applicants to have the appropriate right to work in the UK.
This role is subject to a basic DBS check.


The interview process

The interview process will include an initial screening process, a first online interview for those candidates who are shortlisted, and we are hoping to be able to do a face to face second interview for those taken forward. This will of course follow all necessary rules of social distancing in place at the time of interview. If this is not possible, this interview will also be done online.
If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

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