Sight Loss Councils Coordinator Yorkshire & Humberside

Sight Loss Councils Coordinator – Yorkshire and Humberside

Contract: Fixed-term (6 months)

Salary: £24,500 to £34,500 pa pro rata (we will be looking to appoint at Circa £25,500 pa, pro rata).

Location: home-based – requirement to attend meetings and events within the Yorkshire and Humberside region and occasional travel to London Office.

Closing date: 20 May 2022

 

This new role in the team, will support the Engagement Manager for Yorkshire and Humberside . It’s an exciting role which will be working on establishing a third Sight Loss Council (SLC) in the region, through a six-month pilot programme.  This will be testing out new ways of working with the SLC volunteers, developing new models of practice and establishing clear roles and responsibilities between the EM and the Coordinator posts.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with volunteers with a visual impairment or additional needs. They will have proven experience of developing and delivering social action projects and have supported with planning and delivering events. The ability to work collaboratively with other organisations to achieve their goals is key.

The work of our Sight Loss Councils is driven by three key priority areas:

  • Employment and skills
  • Health and well-being
  • Inclusive Communities

 

Challenges in accessing services under these areas continue to profoundly affect blind and partially sighted people in the UK.

We currently have 14 Sight Loss Councils across England, with plans to grow this reach even further, but to support this growth, we need to grow our team and infrastructure.

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for blind and partially sighted people.

 

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

The equal opportunities monitoring form

 

Please send these documents to: applications@pocklington-trust.org.uk

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: 20 May 2022

Interview date: tbc

We require all applicants to have the appropriate right to work in the UK.

This role may be subject to a basic DBS check.

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