Work for us

Interested in joining us? We have a small team of staff, working at home, at one of our offices in Devizes, Cheltenham and Bristol, in our shops, and out in the community.

Thank you for your interest in working for us, we currently have the following two roles available.

Admin & Finance Coordinator

Sight Support West of England exists to reduce the impact of sight loss, supporting local blind and partially sighted people to lead independent lives and to secure equal access to services.

Sight Support are seeking an experienced office or financial administrator with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to join our highly motivated and passionate team to provide administrative and financial support at our Cheltenham office.

The role will be based at the Insight Gloucestershire office in Cheltenham alongside a small team of sight loss advisors, but will work as part of our larger support team spread across Gloucestershire, Bristol, BaNES and Wiltshire.

As the Admin and Finance Coordinator, you will be playing a key role supporting the local Insight team and the wider Sight Support staff with management of suppliers, bookkeeping, and maintaining our admin systems.  The finance part of the role does not require you to be qualified in any way, but does require a head for figures, and an ability to enter financial information accurately and quickly.  Full training will be provided.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to add real value to a small but ambitious charity at a time of significant redevelopment and modernization.

Full details of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification linked below, along with details of how to apply for this post.  Sight Support is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Admin & Finance Coordinator Job Description 

To apply for this post please send a CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to info@sightsupportwest.org.uk.  Applications without cover letters will not be considered.  Please title your email ‘Application for Admin & Finance Coordinator’.

Closing Date: 10pm Sunday 28th July.  However, we may interview as applications are received, so please apply as soon as you can as we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the deadline. 

 

Community Sight Loss Adviser (Bath & N-E Somerset)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Community Sight Loss Adviser to take a lead role in providing our Information, Advice and Guidance Service for people with sight loss across Bath & N-E Somerset.

The role will work 1-1 with clients, assessing their needs and preparing appropriate action plans to ensure that they are accessing support, equipment, and training to help them adjust to their sight loss. With support from the Community Sight Loss Team Manager, the postholder will plan and organise community hubs in key locations in the area to ensure maximum accessibility of the service.  This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive person with strong people skills to make a real difference to the lives of people living with sight loss in the area.

Salary £23,800 pro rata.  This is a part-time role, 3 days per week.

Prior experience of working with sight loss is not required, and comprehensive training will be provided.

Full details of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification which can be downloaded from the link below along with details of how to apply for this post.  Sight Support West of England is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity, and welcome applications from all backgrounds. As a sight loss charity, we particularly encourage applicants who are visually impaired to apply.

Community Sight Loss Adviser BaNES Job Description (DOCX, 78 KB)

Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2024 at 10pm.

Interviews will take place the week of the 5th August in Bristol.

 

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If you have time to spare, please consider our volunteer vacancies.  We have roles to fit all skills, and volunteering with us can help you gain great work experience for future paid roles.


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