Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £16,426 pro-rata
  • Bishopbriggs and Greater Glasgow
  • Closing 26th May 2019


  • Advertised from 10th May 2019
  • 24 hours per week. (£8.75 per hour)
  • REQ0000248

Role

RNIB Visual Impairment and Learning Disability services provide a range of specialist services to people who have confirmed or suspected sight problems as well as a learning disability.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to work within our Outreach service where you will support the independence and social inclusion of our customers 1:1 either in the community or within the building based service. Individual support plans are based around each individuals specific needs and interests and activities can include swimming, Rebound therapy, day trips, accessing college, attending music groups and fulfilling volunteering roles to name a few!

Use of public transport will be required as well as the use of some customers own vehicles. All our customers are working towards meeting achievable outcomes that will enhance and maintain their skills and offer them meaningful challenges and we would like to offer you the opportunity to become one of our team who are supporting them to achieve their goals.

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 scheme

• Training and development opportunities

• Free eye tests

Application notes

For further details and to apply please select the following link:

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

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB Group) 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.

Closing date for applications: Midnight 26th May, 2019.

Interview date: TBC.