Vision Friends Project Engagement and Training officer – Cardiff office, hybrid

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Closing date: Wednesday 17 July 2024
Location: Cardiff/hybrid
Hours: 28h per week
Salary: £24,440 per year (£30,550 full time equivalent)
Contract: Fixed term, 12 months
Interview date: To be confirmed.

Hours: 28 hours per week

Basis: Fixed term 12 month post

Location: Cardiff Office and home

Salary: £24,440 per year (£30,550 full time equivalent)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the RNIB in a special project developed in partnership with housing providers in Wales.

The Vision Friends project aims to increase knowledge and awareness of sight loss and hidden sight loss in older people across all tenures from general needs housing to supported housing, sheltered, extra care housing, care homes and nursing homes.

As a Vison Friends Project Engagement and Training Officer, you will be in charge of delivering and monitoring the project, including creating communication plans, reports and stakeholders’ networks. You will also identify training needs for the team and deliver training to project partners, developing content and solutions, and ensuring that Vision Friends and project partners have the right tools to make this project a success. By representing the RNIB/RNIB Cymru on local and national groups, you will ensure inclusion and access to information advice and support to enhance the wellbeing and independence of people with sight loss.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in delivering training, using different mediums, such as Microsoft Teams and face to face sessions, and project management. They will also have significant experience of the sight loss sector and/or working with older people or people with complex needs such as Dementia, Stroke or Learning disabilities.

What We Offer 

RNIB prides itself on being a great place to work with a positive, progressive culture. We offer a wide range of benefits including 26 days of holiday per year (plus bank holidays) which rises with service, enhanced family friendly benefits, a contributory pension scheme with an employer contribution of up to 11% and a rewards platform with employee discounts across over 800 retailers. 

For more information on our available benefits, please visit our Benefits of Working at RNIB page

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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 application form, telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification in the Job Description). Guidance for completion can be found on each page of the application form.

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant Barred Lists check.

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.

RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the RNIB website:

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