Wiltshire Sight are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Community Sight Loss Adviser to take a lead role in providing our Information, Advice and Guidance Service for people with sight loss in in Mid Wiltshire (covering Devizes, Calne, Marlborough, Pewsey & Westbury).
The role will work 1-1 with clients, assessing their needs and preparing appropriate action plans to ensure that they are accessing support, equipment and training to help them adjust to their sight loss. Working alongside the Head of Services, the postholder will plan and organise community hubs in key locations in the area to ensure maximum accessibility of the service. This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive person with strong people skills to make a real difference to the lives of people living with sight loss in the area.
Salary £20,400 pro rata. This is a part-time role, 3 days per week. Full time would be considered however for the right candidate.
Prior experience of working with sight loss is not required, and comprehensive training will be provided.
Full details of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification which can be downloaded from www.sightsupportwest.org.uk/vacancies, along with details of how to apply for this post. Wiltshire Sight is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity, and welcome applications from all backgrounds. As a sight loss charity, we particularly encourage applicants who are visually impaired to apply.
Closing Date: Monday 15th November 2021 at midday.
Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd November in Devizes.