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ECLO - Eye CLinic Liaison Officer (Aberdeenshire)

Posted: 4 Sep 2020 Closes: 20 Sep 2020
Home £25,609 per annum pro rata Hours per week: 18
Permanent & Full-time RNI_REQ0000764

ECLO - Eye CLinic Liaison Officer (Aberdeenshire)

Job description
RNIB, in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join the 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.

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

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents linked below, then select "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page and complete our application form, telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification). Guidance for completion can be found on each page of the application form

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Interviews will be held: Tuesday 6 October 2020 TBC

We're the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) 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.

RNIB is committed to being led by our customers (blind and partially sighted people), and one of the ways we do this is through active involvement and engagement in many of our work activities, including the recruitment of new members of staff.

Please be aware that blind and partially sighted volunteers may be involved in the recruitment and selection process for this vacancy; including reviewing job applications and CV's, shortlisting and interviews and selection tests.

RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

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