Voluntary Classifier for Visually Impaired Athletes

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  • optometrist tags
  • Sight Classification tags

Closing date: Friday 30 September 2022
Location: Remote
Contract: Voluntary
Interview date: TBC

British Blind Sport (BBS) is looking for a qualified optometrist or ophthalmologist with an interest or experience in sight classification to assist in the processing and provision of recreational sight classifications to our members, allowing them to compete and play sport at nationally recognised events and competitions.


  • Qualified optometrist or ophthalmologist.
  • Ability to be able to communicate clearly with non-professionals to ascertain their understanding.
  • An understanding or interest in disability sport is not essential but is desirable.

This is a voluntary, unpaid role, but successful candidates can claim reasonable expenses if required, such as travel to attend meetings in person. Applicants are encouraged regardless of their geographical location.

If you think you can help us to empower the blind and partially sighted community, please apply with your CV and Covering Letter detailing your relevant experience and suitability for the position to Sarah Baker, Governance Officer at sarah@britishblindsport.org.uk. For more information or an informal discussion about the role, phone 01926 424247.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the British Blind Sport website: https://britishblindsport.org.uk/about/jobs/

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