Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO)

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Closing date: Sunday 19 June 2022
Location: Macclesfield District General Hospital
Hours: 21.36 hours per week
Salary: £26,905 per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: week commencing Monday 27 June 2022

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.

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.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the RNIB website: https://www.rnib.org.uk/who-we-are/jobs-rnib

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