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Eye Health Information Assistant (London)

Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
London - Judd Street £25,609 per annum pro rata
Permanent & Full-time RNI_REQ0000794

Eye Health Information Assistant (London)

Job description
The Eye Health Information Assistant role ensures blind and partially sighted people and those at risk of sight loss are supported at diagnosis, during treatment and when facing permanent changes to their sight. The role provides high quality eye health and low vision information.

You will ensure that individuals with sight loss receive accurate and timely information, which increases understanding and confidence about their eye conditions, their treatments, outcomes and living with sight problems.

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of a wide range of eye conditions, treatments, and sources of support available for the customers. They will also have good knowledge of the NHS, its structures and resources. It is important that they also have knowledge of medical research and active listening techniques.

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 Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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.

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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