Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO) – Macclesfield
Closing date: Sunday 11 September 2022
Location: Macclesfield Hospital
Hours: 21 hours per week (3 days per week)
Salary: £27,715 per annum (pro rata)
RNIB Eye Clinic Support Service want to announce this exciting opportunity to join their North West team as an Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO).
In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people who have sight loss. You will provide critical emotional support, information and advice within a hospital setting at the Eye Clinic at Macclesfield Hospital. You will support people with sight loss by identifying their needs then signpost or refer service users, carers, family and friends to other services in the region.
This is a permanent role, working 3 days a week.
Who We’re Looking For
You will have a qualification in rehabilitation studies, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry or significant health and social care qualification and/or experience of delivering health or social care support services to adults and children.
You would need experience of working with people with sight loss or a recent experience of working in a similar role, or other related health/social care role – this is essential.
You will also have good communication and organisation skills, together with being a proficient user of databases and Microsoft Office packages.
What We Offer
In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package 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
As an RNIB ECLO, you will also complete the RNIB & City University ‘Eye Clinic Support Studies’ qualification: essential for the role, access to Clinical Supervision, peer support and the opportunity to support RNIB’s priority of “no diagnosis without support”.
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=0397148jUX&WVID=6495086JbM&LANG=USA