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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (Whipps Cross Hospital, London)

Posted: 3 Dec 2019 Closes: 4 Dec 2019
London £27,947 per annum including outer London Weighting
Fixed term & Full time rnib/20191203121853

This post is to provide an Information and Advice Service at Whipps Cross Hospital. You will be working in an Eye Clinic offering a person centred support service to blind and partially sighted people, family members and carers at the point of diagnosis.  Each day you will be providing emotional support and raising awareness of services that empower visually impaired people to make informed choices to maintain and develop their independence. 

Key to this role will be your excellent communication skills - verbal, written and presentation skills - to effectively communicate with patients, carers, hospital and social care staff.

You will attend the Eye Clinic Support Studies course, accredited by city University London in Birmingham on 24th February 2020 for 4 days.

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.

Job Description

Benefits Package

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant barred lists check.

Interview date: 12th December 2019

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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