Sight Loss Advisor Internship
Closing date: Monday 31 October 2022
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £20404.80 per annum
Contract: 9 months Fixed term, Internship
Beacon are delighted to offer an exciting internship opportunity for a blind or partially sighted person to join our Sight Loss Advice team.
Over the course of a nine-month placement we’ll give you the chance to make a difference, learning how to support people with advice, information and guidance that could change their life.
In return, through your lived experience, you’ll support us to do even more, helping us to identify new ways we can engage with people and any gaps in our provision. You’ll be working within our Sight Loss Advisory team which is the first line of support for those approaching Beacon and provide a range of support and programmes for people impacted by sight loss.
You will learn about the role of a Sight Loss Advisor and once we’ve developed your skills and confidence, you’ll be able to directly support our beneficiaries. You’ll also gain valuable experience working with a leading health and social care charity and we’ll enable you to learn more about how our organisation operates with the chance to spend time in other departments.
You don’t need previous experience, but you do need to demonstrate a passion for the role and a commitment to your personal development. In return we offer flexible working and competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health cash plan and pension, plus a fun environment led by an inspirational CEO.
To apply for this role, please visit the Beacon website.
If you would prefer an application form to be posted to you, or if you would prefer an application form with the text boxes removed, please drop us an e-mail or give us a call on 01902 880111 to let us know
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.
Closing date: 5pm on 31 October 2022
For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Beacon website: https://www.beaconvision.org/about-beacon/jobs/