Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO) – Central Middlesex Hospital
Closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022
Location: Central Middlesex Hospital
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £30,180 per annum
RNIB are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join the ECLO team as part of the RNIB Eye Care Support Service, based in Central Middlesex Hospital.
In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people diagnosed with conditions causing sight loss. You will provide critical emotional support, information and guidance face to face within a hospital setting, via the phone and digital platforms as required. Each day you will support people affected by sight loss to identify their needs, access information and make informed choices which enable and empower them to maintain their independence.
Who We’re Looking For
You will have significant experience of delivering information and advice services. Key to this role will be your excellent communication and relationship building skills with patients, clinicians and a wide range of cross sector partners.
You must be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident user of multiple IT systems.
What we offer
As well as a stimulating and supportive working environment, we also offer a wide range of other benefits including:
- 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays – pro rata), which increase with service
- Excellent pension schemes
- RNIB Rewards – Our employee discounts platform gives you access to offers at over 800 in-store and online retailers
- In-house training and development opportunities
- Flexible working arrangements – Each new member of staff will be given a laptop to make working flexibly easy
- Free eye tests
Who we are
RNIB is leading the creation of a world where there are no barriers for people with sight loss. One of our key priorities is to ask people to see sight loss differently, reversing inaccurate perceptions and changing public behaviours so everyone expects equal participation from people with sight loss and the creation of a fully accessible society.
How to apply
To be considered you MUST attach the required cover letter explained below.
If you’d like to apply for this great opportunity, please apply online, uploading your CV and cover letter, telling us how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience for the role and why you think you’d be a great fit for RNIB.
We actively encourage applicants with lived experience of sight loss to apply for this role.
If you have any questions in regards to this role or how to apply please do email email@example.com
RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.
RNIB is committed to being led by our customers (blind and partially sighted people), and one of the ways we do this is through active involvement and engagement in many of our work activities, including the recruitment of new members of staff.
RNIB reserve the right to close the advert early, should we receive a high level of applications.
For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the RNIB website: https://ce0082li.webitrent.com/ce0082li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=4121428rju&WVID=6495086JbM&LANG=USA