Sight Loss Advisor

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Closing date: Tuesday 16 April 2024
Location: Sedgley
Hours: 22.5h per week
Salary: £15.150 - 16.350 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: 02/05/2024

Beacon Vision is committed to making a visible difference for people with sight loss, we are therefore delighted to share this rare opportunity to join our Sight Loss Advice team.

Do you want a job where no two days are the same, tasks are different and the people you work with are different each day? Are you interested in supporting people with sight loss to become more independent and confident in accessing information, support and services? The role of Sight Loss Advisor might be for you.

Beacon have been supporting people living with sight loss since 1875, helping them to live fuller, more independent lives, from building employment and life skills, increasing confidence, to reducing isolation and accessing the latest technology.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic, reliable, motivated and caring, interested in supporting with low vision information, advice and guidance. As a Sight Loss Advisor you will be the first line of support for those approaching Beacon for practical and emotional support. You will undertake initial assessments to ascertain the most appropriate support for people, be that with Beacon or with partner organisations. You will also provide initial information, advice, guidance and low vision product support.

The successful candidate will have personal or professional knowledge of sight loss and the impact on individuals, communities, families and employers as well as experience of providing information, advice and guidance. Every person we support, we do so with compassion, professionalism and empathy to help change people’s lives.

In return Beacon offers excellent benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, Simply Health Cash Plan and generous pension scheme.
Our Sight Loss Advisers also receive specialist training on topics related to living with sight loss, and many have personal experience of sight loss themselves.

If you are interested in applying for the above vacancy please visit our website for an Application Form and the Job Description.

Closing date: 26th April 2024

Interview date:  2nd May 2024

Please note:  If you do not hear within three weeks of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful. If sufficient number of applicants are found for interview the advert for the role may be removed before the closing date. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Beacon Centre for the Blind website:

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