Employment - whether you are in work or looking for work, we can help. 

Sight Support runs a modular course called The Moving Forward series, which is designed to offer help to people who are adjusting to life with sight loss. Each session will provide practical advice and a chance to learn from other’s personal experiences.  We run a specific module on Employment, if you would like to join please contact Sight Support to register at [email protected].

We have created some guides (below) to help you get started, each has some useful resources and contact details if you think you need further support.  

Click on the title to download the guides to a word document. If you would like them in a different format or to discuss this further, please do contact us on 0117 3224885 or email us.

1. First Steps

  • Why Work?
  • Where do I start?
  • What skills do I have?
  • What am I able to do?

2. My Rights

  • What are my rights?
  • What if an employer asks about my visual Impairment?
  • What does an employer have to do to help me?
  • What financial support can I get?

3. Preparing for Work

  • Where can I get Some Advice?
  • What Training Courses and Programs are available?
  • Where do I Look for Work?
  • Resources

4. Applying for a Job

  • Writing a CV
  • Application Forms
  • Covering Letter
  • Professional Coaching





Sight Support provides local services for people living with sight loss across Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset and South Gloucestershire and in Wiltshire under the banner of Wiltshire Sight. Sight Support is a UK registered charity no. 1178384.
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