Employment Technology Intern

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Closing date: Wednesday 28 June 2023
Location: London/Remote (a minimum of 2 days per week in London office)
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: Based on Living Wage Foundation rates,
Contract: Fixed Term 9 months, full time 36 hours per week
Interview date: TBC

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for blind and partially sighted people.

You will support the Development Manager (Employment) and the Technology Officer in the delivery of a service to blind and partially sighted people seeking employment.

This  will involve promoting the benefits of assistive technologies to blind and partially sighted people and assist individuals to consider which technologies will best suit their needs.

As well as supporting blind and partially sighted people to find their local source of assistive technology support, and where appropriate signpost or make referrals.  You will also support the delivery of online training sessions.

You will need a passion for promoting the benefits of assistive technology to blind and partially sighted people.

Be confident and competent in using more than one type of assistive technology.

Be able communicate and explain assistive technology with energy and enthusiasm.

If this sounds like you, we would like to receive an application from you.

You will provide one to one support over the telephone, Teams or Zoom to allow people to gain a better understanding of their technology or in some circumstance support individuals face to face.

To be eligible for this Intern Programme you must have lived experience of sight loss. The programme runs for 9 months, where you will gain valuable work experience and training. You will also have access to a mentor and support to find permanent employment.

Please read the job description carefully and ensure you meet the criteria as laid out in the person specification.

To apply

Read the job description for the role below.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please complete and return:

  • The application form
  • An equal opportunities monitoring form

Please send these documents to: applications@pocklington-trust.org.uk

If you have any questions about the role, please send these by email to the same email address and we will reply as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications is 28 June 2023 at 12.00 noon

Interview date: TBC                 

Interviews will be held in person at: Pocklington Hub, First Floor, 3 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR.

We require all applicants to have the appropriate right to work in the UK.

Some of our roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.


For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Thomas Pocklington Trust website: https://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/about-us/our-people/careers/employment-technology-intern/

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