Project Coordinator (Eye Work Too Project)
Closing date: Sunday 24 July 2022
Location: Hybrid/Northern Ireland
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £27,715 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until March 2023
RNIB want to support as many people as possible with sight loss to find and stay in work. This is a great opportunity for you to make a difference and make a positive change to the concerning statistic that only one in four blind and partially sighted people of working age are in employment.
This rewarding role will see you co-ordinate the ESF funded employment project ‘Eye Work Too” in Northern Ireland. ‘Eye Work Too’ aims to reach and engage with people with sight loss who are unemployed. The project will help to address the high levels of unemployment amongst people with sight loss by enhancing their employability skills, IT skills and building confidence to find work.
What We Can 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), which increase with service.
- Excellent pension schemes
- Staff discount scheme
Who We’re Looking For
We’re looking for a person who is enthusiastic about helping RNIB’s customers achieve their employment goal.
Experience of having worked with people with sight loss is not an essential requirement for this role.
How To Apply
If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents linked below, then select “Apply Online” at the bottom of this page and complete our short application form and CV. You’ll also need to upload a supporting statement giving examples on how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification in the Job Description).
If you have any queries about the application or the role, please contact us on Resourcing.Mailbox@rnib.org.uk.
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.
One of our core values is to be led by blind and partially sighted people and we involve our customers in recruitment. Please be advised that your anonymised application may be shared internally with those involved in the recruitment process.
Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant Barred Lists check, if appropriate.
RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.
RNIB reserve the right to close the advert early, should a sufficient amount of applications be received.
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=5347948rrz&WVID=6495086JbM&LANG=USA