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Sensory Employment Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £21,500 pro-rata
  • Camelon - Office based with home working due to covid restrictions
  • Closing 9th May 2021

  • Advertised from 19th April 2021
  • 28 hours per week, flexible, £17,200 per annum. 2 year fixed term contract


Forth Valley Sensory Centre is a unique and award winning organisation who provide a range of support and services for people with Sensory Loss in Forth Valley. We take an innovative and creative approach to finding solutions that work. We are looking for someone to join our small, established team to help further extend the services we provide.

We are delighted to announce a newly created Employability and See Hear Co-ordinator opportunity. This part-time post is partly funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust, Falkirk Health and Social Care See Hear fund and Chance to Succeed. We are seeking applicants who have an understanding of Sensory Loss conditions and who will build upon existing relationships and forge new partnerships.

The new Employability and See Hear Co-ordinator will provide job seeking support to help people improve their chances of finding employment and training, and will have previous experience of similar work.

The role will involve close liaison with local and national employers to raise awareness of the benefits and support available to encourage the employment of people with sensory loss conditions. The successful applicant will also work closely with our Third Sector partners to promote access to technology, help and advice from expert organisations and support Access To Work applications.

The Co-ordinator will also be responsible for facilitating the See Hear Partnership network meetings and helping to drive forward any actions in collaboration with partners.

We value our staff and employee benefits include:

• Holiday entitlement of 25 days and 8 public holidays (pro-rata)

• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions

• Access to discounts for charity workers

• Flexible and agile working

We are a Covid safe workplace in line with Government guidelines, this is under regular review.

Application notes

Applicants are asked to submit their CV and cover letter explaining why they are applying. CV must have 2 references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer. Application are to be sent to no later than 9th May 2021.

Interviews will take place w/c 17th May 2021.