Sector vacancies

Finance Officer, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind

Oxfordshire Association for the Blind are seeking a skilled and dedicated finance professional to join their small but passionate team. This position will provide vital support to their services for visually impaired people in Oxfordshire.

You will be working closely with our Chief Executive, Fundraising and service delivery teams to ensure the smooth running of the organisation. You will be running the day-to-day finances, bookkeeping, banking, data entry and liaising with their accountant.

For more information and application information please visit Oxfordshire Association for the Blind

Rehabilitation Officer – Visual Impairment, Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs have an exciting opportunity for a Rehabilitation Worker (known to the organisation as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMSp) with excellent people skills to help people with sight loss live the life they choose by delivering orientation and mobility services, that promote independence and choice. Through personalisation and re-ablement, the OMSp will provide a specialist holistic assessment of customer needs and deliver support that will enable a person to achieve their goals both indoors and outdoors including offering support to friends and family. The OMSp will use their core skills to empower a person’s choice, independence and wellbeing and provide information and advice about what support is available for them in their wider community.

For more information and details of how to apply for the Rehabilitation Officer – Visual Impairment, please visit the Guide Dogs vacancies website.

HR Volunteer Coordinator, Focus Birmingham

Focus Birmingham have an exciting opportunity for a HR Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for an enthusiastic, industrious and energetic individual with a professional and organised approach who will be responsible for supporting staff to support volunteers in their role and to support the activities of the broader Workforce department.  The HR Volunteer Coordinator will recruit, support and manage volunteers to work across the organisation and you will be expected to deliver and successfully increase the organisations volunteering capacity. You will collaborate in partnership with key stakeholders across Focus Birmingham to ensure appropriate volunteering capacity and develop strong links with local organisations to support the work of the business, you will also build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.

For more information and details of how to apply for the HR Volunteer Coordinator role, please visit the Focus Birmingham vacancies website.

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

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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