RNIB Finding your Feet - West Wales

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
West Wales
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Ref
5060
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Advice, information and support

Opportunity - 5060

Have you been affected by sight loss? Would you like to share your experience of regaining your independence?

We are looking for volunteers to attend a series of training courses called "Finding Your Feet". The aim of these courses is to inform people who have recently been diagnosed with sight loss about safe and independent travel, shopping and money management.

Region - Wales

Where based - Your Local Area

Additional location information - Various locations across West Wales.

What you will be doing?

  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Respond to questions and concerns
  • Listen to Talk and Support group talks
  • Providing peer support
  • Sharing your experience

The training courses will run over a six week period and will be locally based. The course will provide the ideal opportunity for people with sight loss and their carers to meet one another and share experiences while making new friends

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to listen
  • A caring and friendly nature

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Work with a variety of people
  • Work with people with sight loss

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Supervision and help from your Manager

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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