Outreach Worker (Inverness)

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Royal Blind
50 Gillespie Crescent
Edinburgh, EH10 4JB

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Services: Scottish War Blinded, Royal Blind

Job Type: Health and Social Care

Salary: £24,289 - £28,565

Position: Full Time

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contact Phone: 0131 229 1456 (Option 1 then Option 2)

Closing Date: 30/10/2019

Proposed Interview Date: 04/11/2019

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for an Outreach Worker based in the Inverness area and covering the Highland region.

 

The outreach worker will provide a person-centred, innovative service to veterans with a vision impairment. The staff work with members of Scottish War Blinded to identify and support their individual needs and so increase and maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. The post will involve considerable travel in order to visit our members in their own homes.

 

Applicants should be qualified to SVQ level 3 or above in health, social care, community work or rehabilitation in vision impairment. They will have excellent communication skills, have at least one year’s recent experience of working with older people, adults with a vision impairment, those with other disabilities, or service veterans in the community, and be committed to empowering people with a vision impairment to have choice and control over their lives.

 

The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update, paid by Scottish War Blinded.

 

 

Closing date:  9am 31 October 2019

Interviews will be held Monday 4 November 2019

 

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