Eye Clinic Support Volunteer

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
South West England
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Ref
11458
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
20 to 30 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Advice, information and support

Opportunity - 11458

 

Are you friendly and caring? Can you be the first point of contact in a clinic setting for people affected by sight loss to listen effectively and signpost those in need of support to the information and services available.

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.

 

Region -  South West

Where based - On Site

Additional location information

Gloucester Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital

 

What you will be doing?

  • Accessing local services.
  • Supporting Eye Clinic professionals in an outreach clinic setting.

 

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Approachable & empathetic nature
  • Effective listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Work with wide range of people

 

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • New experiences and skills
  • Work with people with sight loss

 

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Training as appropriate

 

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed?

4 hours Per Week

 

Criminal Record Check Information

This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

 

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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