RNIB Eye Clinic Support Assistant - Rochdale
Are you friendly and caring? Can you be the first point of contact for people affected by sight loss to provide support, impartial information and guidance to within an outreach clinic setting? You will need to have the confidence to speak to a wide range of people and establish good relationships with clinical staff and healthcare professionals. Eye Clinic volunteers must be over 18 years.
A DBS Standard Criminal Record Check is required.
What will you be doing:
Supporting patients, offering them information about services they can access.
Liaising with eye clinic staff to support patients.
Providing information about local services and supporting Eye Clinic professionals in an outreach clinic setting.
When will you be needed?
4 hours per week, flexible.
Rochdale: Croft Shifa Health Centre, Belfield Road, Rochdale, OL16 2UP
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Approachable & empathetic nature; Effective listening skills; Good Interpersonal Skills; Work with wide range of people
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with people with sight loss; New experiences and skills
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Training as appropriate