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Operational Support Assistant (Gateshead)

Posted: 14 Feb 2020 Closes: 1 Mar 2020
Gateshead £17,001 per annum
Permanent & Full-time rnib/20200214162538

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. 

We support these individuals in many aspects of their lives, providing the right services and products they need to live independently.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operational Support Assistant to join our busy production site in Gateshead to work within Admin/Support Services Team. This is a full time permanent contract.  


Your main role will be carrying out a range of duties within the team, including administrative support to the Gateshead site, management of contractors, stock levels and  procurement procedures on the site, among other activities. This will also involve packing accessible formats as per client demands.

Reporting to the Operational Support Team Leader the successful candidate will work as part of a small team.  

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, upload your CV and cover letter, 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.

Job Description

Benefits Package

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

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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