RNIB Resource Worker Assistant - Bishopbriggs

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Bishopbriggs, Glasgow
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
06 Feb 2019
Ref
10629
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Are you interested in building self-confidence in people with sight loss and learning difficulties by giving them the chance to develop independent living skills and gain new experiences? We need someone to provide sighted guiding and support and help us with general tasks and group activities.
 
A PVG Scotland Adults Criminal Record Check required.

What Will You Be Doing?
Provide sighted guiding; Listen to Talk and Support group talks; Create a friendly welcome; Help set up and run activities
Providing support on a one to one basis during various activities, such as; art and crafts, baking, music and interactive story telling.
 
When will you be needed?
Four hours per week, flexible.

Location:
Springfield Day and Assessment Services, Bishopbriggs.
 
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Approachable & empathetic nature; Ask for help and receive supervision; Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability; Sensitivity to the needs of others
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Experience in a care setting; Working with a variety of people; Working with people with sight loss; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Sighted Guiding Training; Ongoing learning and development
 

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