Community Sight Loss Advisor
Galloway’s is the leading local charity supporting people affected by sight loss in Lancashire and Sefton. We are currently going through an extensive change programme as we re-design our organisation ensuring we continue to put blind and partially sighted people at the heart of everything we do.
We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to provide support to those experiencing sight loss as a Community Sight Loss Advisor. We have a number of positions available covering various areas in our region including North Lancashire (22.5 hours per week), Southport and Sefton (full time 37 hours per week) and a peripatetic worker providing cover where required (30 hours per week).
Who we're looking for
You will have experience in providing information and advice to a variety of people, have a positive attitude and share our passion to embrace creative ways of reaching more people affected by sight loss. You will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in building partnerships with a range of agencies, recognising this is vital to ensure we are integrated into our communities. Working as part of our community team, you will ensure that our help and support is accessible and meets the needs of those who need our services. You will want to make a difference!
Community based with an office base at one of our offices in Morecambe, Southport or Preston.
Please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 by email to email@example.com or by post to the address below. The closing date is Sunday 10th April.
Please feel free to call Rachel Watkinson, our Head of Services & Development, on 01772 744148 if you would like to chat more about this exciting role.
Galloway's Society for the Blind
Howick House, Howick Park Avenue
Penwortham Preston PR1 0LS
Telephone: 01772 744148