Vacancies at Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

All vacancies across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded are listed below. Please note that there may be vacancies on a second page. 

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Volunteer Development Manager

Scottish War Blinded, Royal Blind, Salary: £30,468 - £33,734 per annum, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 08/04/2019, Location: Royal Blind, 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh EH10 4JB

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic Volunteer Development Manager to lead the development and implementation of a sustainable volunteer strategy for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded, where volunteers form an integral part of our activity and service delivery.

 

The Volunteer Development Manager will ensure that the most appropriate volunteering roles are established, developed and implemented, taking account of established best-practice in volunteering.

 

You will have a proven track record in leading and developing volunteer programmes, volunteer management and partnership working. With demonstrable ability to motivate and inspire others, you will be a good communicator with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

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Policy and Research Officer

Scottish War Blinded, Royal Blind Week, Salary: £25,948 - £28,725FTE, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 08/04/2019, Location: Royal Blind, 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh EH10 4JB

Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation is seeking to appoint a part time Policy and Research Officer to join our communications department. This role will support our Policy Manager to ensure that Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded policy campaigns have visibility, credibility and impact across a broad range of decision makers, elected representatives and influencers in Scotland.

 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a role related to policy development, gathering evidence through a range of research methods and using this data to produce policy documents and research-based publications.

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Care Assistant

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £16,835FTE (unqualified) £19,212FTE (qualified), Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 02/04/2019, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest vision impairment charity, is looking for Care Assistant to join Jenny’s Well, our care home for older people with a vision impairment in Paisley.

 

Care Assistants will support the Registered Nurses to deliver a high standard of relationship centred care to older people with a vision impairment within a care home setting. The care provided will be personal outcome focused and promote dignity, privacy, independence and choice for the residents.

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Housekeeping Assistant

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £8.75 per hour (the Living Wage), Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 24/03/2019, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for a Housekeeping Assistant to join Jenny’s Well, our care home for older people with a vision impairment.

 

The Housekeeping Assistants will ensure the care home has a welcoming environment and a high standard of cleanliness and environmental safety for people living, working and visiting the home. The activities will cover all aspects of cleaning, serving meals and laundry within the home working both individually and as part of a team.

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