RNIB Scotland
RNIB Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC039316

RNIB Scotland is the leading charity working with blind and partially sighted people in Scotland. We are a membership organisation dedicated to delivering services our members need and campaigning for their civil and welfare rights. We support children and adults with sight loss to live full and independent lives.

Current vacancies

National Training and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,482
  • Glasgow, Bishopbriggs
  • Closing 7th March 2019

RNIB Practice and Development Team provides a range of specialist training to health and social care professionals to increase knowledge and awareness of sight loss/ hidden sight loss for people with complex needs ensuring that the workforce skills are relevant to promote reach, inclusion and access to services.

In this exciting and challenging role, you will work independently to upskill internal and external workforce in line with RNIB Strategy, designing/developing, co-ordinating and delivering a range of internal and external training on sight loss and complex needs (Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dementia and Stroke) and associated topics, using relevant resources, suitable for 3rd Sector, Statutory and commercial services.

This is a UK wide role, focusing mainly internally delivery across the central belt, but with some external training.

Ideally you should have a training practice qualification or substantial experience of delivering training along with experience of working with people who have either complex needs or sight loss, either professionally or personally. You will have a commitment to undertake essential training required for this role.

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

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Support Worker (Fife)

  • Part time
  • £16,426 pro-rata
  • Pathway Crosshill Services, Fife
  • Closing 23rd January 2019

1 x 24 hour post, 1 x 25 hour post and 1 x 30 hour post. Weekly Rota (8am – 6pm approx., variable days)

Do you have great all round communication skills, enthusiasm and thrive in a busy environment? Do you have a "can do" attitude and want to work with adults who have a learning disability and sight loss? Do you enjoy the challenge of working within a changing environment where you can make a difference?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to be part of the RNIB Scotland Visual Impairment and Learning Disability/Complex Needs Services (VILD). We offer unique, personalised care and support services for people with sight loss. Working with VILD you will learn how to identify hidden sight loss. You will be involved in helping the customer to create their own individual service design; you will support and encourage development of choice, control and confidence.

This position will require someone with strong values in providing intellectual, emotional, social, personal and physical support. You will enable people to develop new skills and attend activities of their choice including, baking, sensory interaction, walking, music, art, bowling, cinema etc.

Applicants must be aged 21 or over and hold a full driving licence for two years or more. (We may consider well-qualified applicants who will have held a full driving licence for 2 years at completion of probationary period). This is to comply with RNIB insurers requirements.

In return, we can offer an attractive benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, paid annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays. You will also benefit from a wide range of specialist induction training and potential for SVQ 3 following initial year contract.

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

• Specialist induction training

• Potential for SVQ 3 following initial year contract

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This vacancy has now closed

UK National Training and Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,482 pro-rata
  • Bishopbriggs, Glasgow (UK wide)
  • Closing 3rd February 2019

RNIB Practice and Development Team provides a range of specialist training to health and social care professionals to increase knowledge and awareness of sight loss/ hidden sight loss for people with complex needs ensuring that the workforce skills are relevant to promote reach, inclusion and access to services.

In this exciting and challenging role, you will work independently to upskill internal and external workforce in line with RNIB Strategy, designing/developing, co-ordinating and delivering a range of internal and external training on sight loss and complex needs (Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dementia and Stroke) and associated topics, using relevant resources, suitable for 3rd Sector, Statutory and commercial services.

This is a UK wide role, focusing mainly internal delivery across the central belt, but with some external training.

Ideally you should have a training practice qualification or substantial experience of delivering training along with experience of working with people who have either complex needs or a sight problem, either professionally or personally. You will have a commitment to undertake essential training required for this role.

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.

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Volunteering

Social Media Volunteer

At Postcode

Marketing / PR / Media

16th January 2019

RNIB Scotland supports people with sight loss to live independently, providing employment and welfare advice, campaigning to make society a fairer place for visually impaired people and facilitating groups. As a Social Media Volunteer you will be creating content for our social m… Read more

Occasional Store Collector

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Fundraising

7th December 2018

Are you looking for a flexible role that can make everyday life better for people with sight loss? Have fun with our staff and other volunteers doing occasional volunteering as a store collector. We will let you know of events coming up in your area, and you can join us when you … Read more

Driver - Edinburgh & The Lothians

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Driving / Escorting

30th July 2018

We are looking for people who might enjoy driving someone on short trips and perhaps chatting a little also. The journeys usually occur on a regular basis and are from their homes to various appointments, activities and services within the region. We are also looking for people w… Read more

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