Sector vacancies

Data and Insight Lead, Glaucoma UK

Glaucoma UK have an exciting opportunity for a a Data and Insight Lead, who will be responsible for embedding the collation and insightful analysis of data across Glaucoma UK.

For further details of the Data and Insight Lead role, visit the Glaucoma UK website.

Development Manager x3, Glaucoma UK

Glaucoma UK have an exciting opportunity for three Development Managers (Northern England, Southern England, Wales + Northern Ireland). You will be responsible for ensuring people affected by glaucoma get the help they need to live well with the condition, and raising the profile of Glaucoma UK within the area of service.

For further details of the Development Manager roles, visit the Glaucoma UK website.

Professional Engagement Lead, Glaucoma UK

Glaucoma UK have an exciting opportunity for a Professional Engagement Lead, who will encourage eye care professionals to provide outstanding glaucoma care, and provide training and resources to support this.

For further details of the Professional Engagement Lead role, visit the Glaucoma UK website.

Charity Manager, Kingston Association for the Blind

Kingston Association for the Blind (KAB) are seeking a Charity Manager with a solid track record of managing small charities, who possesses considerable energy, enthusiasm and commitment to attract new sight loss members to use the charity’s services and to inspire funders to choose KAB as their preferred charity to support.

Please send your CV along with a covering letter (no more than two pages) explaining how you meet the criteria in the job description and person specification, and why you want to work for KAB. Please email to kingstonassoc@btconnect.com. If you have any queries please ring 0208 605 0060.

For further details of the Charity Manager role, visit Kingston Association for the Blind’s website.

Fundraising and Communications Manager, Kingston Association for the Blind

Kingston Association for the Blind (KAB) are seeking a This role will ensure that Kingston Association for the Blind, has the financial resources to deliver its Mission of empowering people with Sight Loss in the Royal Borough of Kingston. The charity needs to raise c. £100K pa.

Please send your CV along with a covering letter (no more than two pages) explaining how you meet the criteria in the job description and person specification, and why you want to work for KAB. Please email to kingstonassoc@btconnect.com. If you have any queries please ring 0208 605 0060.

For further details of the Fundraising and Communications Manager role, visit Kingston Association for the Blind’s website.

Activities Coordinator, Halifax Society for the Blind

The Activities Coordinator will be our lead for developing, delivering, and managing these activities on a day-to-day basis, complemented with support from the Chief Officer and Volunteer Manager. We are currently asking those who use our services about our activities and other services, so you’ll have a great opportunity to shape the work around what people are telling us.

If you’re creative, and feel you could fit well into this role, we would very much like to hear from you. Please attach your CV to an expression of interest email Pete Hoey , to reach us no later than Monday 2 August, and if you meet our criteria, we’ll invite you into the application process.

You can find out more about the kinds of work our charity does by visiting the Halifax Society for the Blind website, or the Halifax Society for the Blind Facebook page.

Fundraising Manager, MySight York

MySight York is a thriving local charity in York providing a varied range of services that help people live well with sight loss.  This is a great opportunity to join their team as a Fundraising Manager.  In this role, you will be a vital member of the team, responsible for leading on all income generating activities of the organisation. You will be responsible for the submission of high quality trust applications whilst leading on legacy giving and corporate partnerships.

You will work with the Chief Executive to develop and deliver a robust Fundraising Strategy whilst increasing awareness of the needs of people with sight loss and the positive difference MySight York make to the lives of blind and partially sighted people, their friends and families.  Key to this role will be your knowledge of fundraising at different levels, including experience of “making the ask” for support.

To find out more and apply please visit the MySight York website via this link

 

York: Support Worker, Wilberforce Trust

Wilberforce Trust are offering a rewarding and challenging role where you can make a real difference to the lives of individuals with visual impairments and other complex disabilities. The work is person centred and we aim to help each individual to live as independently and fully as possible. Our Support workers provide daily support and personal care, and once fully trained will administer medication to our tenants. All staff are supported to achieve the Care Certificate and complete their induction period.

Find out more about the York: Support Worker and details on how to apply on the Wilberforce Trust website.

 

Volunteering opportunities

Trustees, Beacon Centre for the Blind

Beacon Centre for the Blind is a charity with a 145-year heritage of supporting people affected by sight loss. Like most charities, they have been significantly impacted by the pandemic however, they are more determined than ever to help those who need them most.

It is an exciting time to join the charity, with new ways to support members as local communities emerge from lockdown as well as projects to develop and launch.

Beacon welcome those with lived experience, who have been affected directly or indirectly by sight loss and/or have eye health experience.  They are also seeking to ensure all of their members are represented on the Board, through a diverse and inclusive team.

To find out more information and apply please visit the Beacon Centre for the Blind Website

Croydon Vision

Croydon Vision are looking for new board members and are specifically recruiting for a Chair, a Legal Trustee and a Brand Champion, which are all pivotal to their future plans.

You can find out more about Croydon Vision, their plans for the next 100 years and information about the Board Member recruitment with this link to their website.  

 

Bedfordshire Sight Loss Council Member, Sight Loss Council

Bedfordshire Sight Loss Council have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to join their community of blind and partially sighted advocates and help support visually impaired people in Bedfordshire to live the lives they want to lead. As a Sight Loss Council member your duties may include putting forward local issues affecting your community at Sight Loss Council meetings (ie pavement parking, guide dog refusals etc) or taking part in accessibility testing sessions, forums, seminars and contributing to public consultations. If you’re interested in gaining advocacy experience, and are a great communicator and confident with technology (or willing to learn), then we want to hear from you! We will provide you with core training and ongoing opportunities to learn and develop in your role.

For further information read the attached advertisement Become a Bedfordshire Sight Loss Council member with deadline

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