An opportunity has arisen for an Outreach Worker to cover maternity leave, based in Glasgow.
The outreach worker will provide a person-centred, innovative service to veterans with a vision impairment. The staff work with members of Scottish War Blinded to identify and support their individual needs and so increase and maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. The post will involve considerable travel in order to visit our members in their own homes.
Applicants should be qualified to SVQ level 3 or above in health, social care, community work or rehabilitation in vision impairment. They will have excellent communication skills, have at least one year’s recent experience of working with older people, adults with a vision impairment, those with other disabilities, or service veterans in the community, and be committed to empowering people with a vision impairment to have choice and control over their lives.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
Closing date: Friday 26 July 2019
Interviews will be held Monday 5 August 2019
Scottish War Blinded is committed to equal opportunities and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.
Scottish War Blinded is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, charity number SC047192