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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

  • Part time
  • £25,609 pro-rata
  • Aberdeenshire Local Authority Area (Home based)
  • Closing 20th October 2020

  • Advertised from 7th October 2020
  • 18 hours per week
  • REQ0000764


RNIB, in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join the Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) team as part of the RNIB Eye Clinic Support Service.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people diagnosed with conditions causing sight loss. You will provide critical emotional support, information and guidance, by telephone, in community locations or hospital settings and via digital platforms as required.

Each day you will support people affected by sight loss to identify their needs, access information and make informed choices which enable and empower them to maintain their independence.

You will have significant experience of delivering health or social care support services. Key to this role will be your excellent communication and relationship building skills with patients, clinicians and a wide range of cross sector partners.

You must be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident user of multiple IT systems.

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

Appointment is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

Application notes

For further details and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date for applications: 11:59 pm 20th October 2020.

Interview date: TBC.

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.