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RNIB - Support Worker
Post: Support Worker
Hours: 24 per week
Salary: £15,865 pro rata
Do you have great all round communication skills, enthusiasm and thrive in a busy environment? Do you have a "can do" attitude and want to work with adults who have a learning disability and sight loss? Do you enjoy the challenge of working within a changing environment where you can make a difference? If so, RNIB have an exciting opportunity for you to be part of their Visual Impairment and Learning Disability/Complex Needs Services (VILD).
They offer unique, personalised care and support services for people with sight loss. Working with VILD you will learn how to identify hidden sight loss. You will be involved in helping the customer to create their own individual service design; you will support and encourage development of choice, control and confidence. This position will require someone with strong values in providing intellectual, emotional, social, personal and physical support. You will enable people to develop new skills and attend activities of their choice including, baking, sensory interaction, walking, music, art, bowling, cinema etc. Applicants must be aged 21 or over and hold a full driving licence for two years or more. (They may consider well-qualified applicants who will have held a full driving licence for 2 years at completion of probationary period).This is to comply with RNIB insurers requirements. Appointment is subject to membership of the protecting vulnerable groups scheme (PVG Scheme) and appropriate references.
For further information and an application pack please click here.
Please note the closing date for applications is Tuesday 27 February 2018.