Royal Blind
Royal Blind

Charity registered in Scotland SC017167

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest visual impairment charity, supporting children and adults of all ages with sight loss, many of whom have additional disabilities.


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Policy and Research Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,948 – £28,725 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th April 2019

Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation is seeking to appoint a part time Policy and Research Officer to join our communications department. This role will support our Policy Manager to ensure that Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded policy campaigns have visibility, credibility and impact across a broad range of decision makers, elected representatives and influencers in Scotland.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a role related to policy development, gathering evidence through a range of research methods and using this data to produce policy documents and research-based publications.

He / she will have a high level of analytical, written and communication skills and demonstrable experience of researching, analysing and organising diverse materials.

The post is subject to PVG Scheme membership/update.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,468 – £33,734
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th April 2019

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic Volunteer Development Manager to lead the development and implementation of a sustainable volunteer strategy for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded, where volunteers form an integral part of our activity and service delivery.

The Volunteer Development Manager will ensure that the most appropriate volunteering roles are established, developed and implemented, taking account of established best-practice in volunteering.

You will have a proven track record in leading and developing volunteer programmes, volunteer management and partnership working. With demonstrable ability to motivate and inspire others, you will be a good communicator with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

Royal Blind is Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation. Our vision is to see a community in which blind and partially sighted people, including those who have other disabilities, are fully included and lead fulfilling lives. Our sister charity, Scottish War Blinded, gives free support to ex-service men and women, no matter if they lost their sight during or after service.

The post is subject to PVG Scheme membership/update.

Shortlist

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Volunteering

Volunteer Administrative Assistant

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Administrative / Office Work

20th February 2019

What does Royal Blind do? Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. What team will you be supporting and what do they do? Jenny's… Read more

Volunteer Befriender

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Befriending / Mentoring

20th February 2019

What does Royal Blind do? Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. What team will you be supporting and what do they do? Jenny's… Read more