Groups Assistant Intern

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Closing date: Sunday 17 April 2022
Location: York
Hours: Full time, 30 hours per week
Salary: £9 per hour
Contract: Fixed term, 9 months

Get Set Progress internship programme by Thomas Pocklington Trust in partnership with British Blind Sport, My Sight Nottinghamshire, MySight York, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind and Sight Support West of England.

We are looking to recruit an organised and enthusiastic intern to work with service users, staff, and volunteers of MySight York to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of our internal groups.

The successful applicant will possess strong administrative, organisational and IT skills to ensure accurate recording of information on our database and be confident in dealing with enquiries in person, by email and by telephone.

You must be a good team player who can work well with staff, volunteers and clients but also be able to work on your own initiative to prioritise your workload.

The role is part of the Get Set Progress internships programme for blind and partially sighted people to secure that first rung on the career ladder or who are returning to work following a career break. We are therefore only looking for blind and partially sighted applicants for this role*.

85% of our interns leave and gain paid employment in a wide range of sectors.

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

For further information and details of how to apply, go to the MySight York website.

*This post has a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful applicant be a blind or partially sighted person in line with The Equality Act 2010.




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