Vacancies

All vacancies across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded are listed on this page.

You can apply online or by downloading and completing an application form in Word.

If you are applying using the online form, it is advisable to save your online application as a draft at regular intervals while completing it to ensure your information is not lost. 

Care Assistant (Nights) Maternity Cover

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £16,258 - £18,670 FTE £14,500 - £16,652 pro rata, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 09/04/2017

An opportunity has arisen for a Care Assistant to cover maternity leave to join Royal Blind’s Braeside House, our care home for visually impaired older people, working 7.30pm to 7.30am any 3 nights from 7.

 

The Care Assistant will assist in the personal care, support and emotional needs of our visually impaired residents and have a sensitive and caring approach. The candidate should also possess good communication skills and have a positive, responsible and caring attitude and have experience of working within a team environment. Applicants will have relevant experience in a similar role or be willing to work towards SVQ Level 2.

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Care Assistant (Days)

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £16,258 - £18,670 FTE £13,182 - £15,138 pro rata, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 09/04/2017

An opportunity has arisen for a Care Assistant to join Royal Blind’s Braeside House, our care home for visually impaired older people, working 2 days 7.30am to 7.30pm and 1 day 7.30am to 2.30pm or 12.30pm to 7.30pm any 3 days from 7.

 

The Care Assistant will assist in the personal care, support and emotional needs of our visually impaired residents and have a sensitive and caring approach. The candidate should also possess good communication skills and have a positive, responsible and caring attitude and have experience of working within a team environment. Applicants will have relevant experience in a similar role or be willing to work towards SVQ Level 2.

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Domestic Assistant (52 weeks)

Royal Blind, Salary: £8,788 (20 hours), Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 09/04/2017

Royal Blind requires a Domestic Assistant (52 weeks) to work during the following times:

Monday to Friday 7am-11am

Based at The Royal Blind School, Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake general household cleaning duties in the residential and school areas as required. Candidates should have a caring and patient approach, a strong work ethic and attention to detail.

Previous experience and knowledge of COSHH desirable but not essential.

The post is subject to a PVG Scheme Record/Update.

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Nurse within Residential Care (Maternity Cover)

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £25,216-£27,915FTE pro rata £14,876-£16,468 (25 hours) term time, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 31/03/2017

The Royal Blind School, a leading provider of specialist education services for children and young people with a Visual Impairment, including those with additional support needs.  As a Grant Aided Independent Special School, we deliver education and support for day and residential pupils aged 5 to 19 years.

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