Vacancies at the Royal Blind Group

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

To apply for a position, please complete the application form outlining how your previous skills and experience match the criteria in the job description and person specification.

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. 

 

Marketing and Events Officer

Scottish War Blinded, Royal Blind, Salary: £22,279 - £24,442, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 15/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind, 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh EH10 4JB

One of Scotland’s oldest charities is seeking a creative and dynamic Marketing and Events Officer. This is a great all-round role, involving writing newsletters, social media, website and intranet content as well as organising events and exhibition stands. The successful candidate will work across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded, sourcing stories about our range of service users including school pupils, veterans and older people in our care homes.

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Policy Manager

Scottish War Blinded, Royal Blind, Salary: £34,698 - £37,645, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 15/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind, 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh EH10 4JB

Could you set up the policy function for a leading Scottish sight loss charity?

We are seeking an experienced policy professional with demonstrable experience of working with Politicians and Senior Civil Servants to be our first Policy Manager. 

Working within the Marketing and Communications department, the successful candidate will work across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded to produce evidence based policy and research that puts the voice of our service users at its heart.

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Residential Care Worker

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £26,025 - £27,915, Position: Fixed Term, Closing Date: 11/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

An opportunity has arisen for a Residential Care Worker to work a 52 week contract until June 2019 in The Royal Blind School, a school care service providing support to children and young people aged 8-18 with visual impairment and disability. The post involves shift working over the 24 hour period and weekend working.

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Care Assistant

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £16,258 - £18670 FTE per annum, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 10/10/2017, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for Care Assistants to join Jenny’s Well, our new care home for visually impaired older people, due to open in Paisley in October.

Care Assistants will support the Registered Nurses to deliver high standard of relationship centred care to visually impaired older people 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: £8.45 per hour (the Living Wage), Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 10/10/2017, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for Housekeeping Assistants to join Jenny’s Well, our new care home for visually impaired older people, due to open in Paisley in October.

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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Finance Manager

Royal Blind, Salary: £35,794 - £38,609, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 09/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind, 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh EH10 4JB

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team within the Royal Blind Group, consisting of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded. As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth operation of our finance department, which serves both Charities. This is a newly created post and reflects our growth in recent years.

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Domestic Assistant (Term Time)

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £12,573 per annum, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 09/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

Royal Blind requires a Domestic Assistant to work term time during the following times:

Monday, Tuesday and Friday 7am-2pm

Wednesday and Thursday 7am – 12noon

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.

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Domestic Assistant (Term Time)

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £6490 per annum, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 09/10/2017, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

Royal Blind requires a Domestic Assistant to work term time during the following times:

Monday – Thursday, 9am-12.15pm

Friday, 9am – 12noon

Based at Drever House, Newington, Edinburgh, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake general household cleaning duties in the residential home.  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.

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Senior Care Assistant

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £20,015 FTE per annum, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 08/10/2017, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for Senior Care Assistants to join Jenny’s Well, our new care home for visually impaired older people, due to open in Paisley in October.

Senior Care Assistants will support the Registered Nurses to supervise the delivery of high standards of relationship centred care. The care provided will be outcome focused and promote dignity, privacy, independence and choice for the residents in a supportive environment

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Registered Nurse

Care for Older People, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,030 - £30,480 FTE per annum, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 05/10/2017, Location: Jenny's Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for Registered Nurses to join Jenny’s Well, our new care home for visually impaired older people, due to open in Paisley in October.

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for leading and delivering relationship centred care to visually impaired residents within Jenny’s Well under the direction of the Charge Nurse. The post holder will be a crucial influence on staff to ensure that standards of care are set and maintained.

 

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