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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Job reference: REQ0000489

Application closing date: 05/08/2019

Salary: £25,482 per annum

Hours: 36 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Amersham and Wycombe Eye Clinics

Package: 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service. Excellent pension schemes.

Job description
This is an exciting job opportunity for a friendly and empathetic professional to join BucksVision as our second Eye Clinic Liaison Officer. 

In this role, you will provide an Information and Advice Service at Amersham and Wycombe Hospitals (providing additional support when needed to the existing ECLO service at Stoke Mandeville). 

You will be working in the eye clinic offering a person centred support service to blind and partially sighted people, family members and carers at the point of diagnosis.

Each day you will be providing emotional support and raising awareness of services that empower visually impaired people to make informed choices to maintain and develop their independence.

Key to this role will be your excellent communication skills - verbal, written and presentation skills - to effectively communicate with patients, carers, hospital and social care staff.

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents, then visit RNIB Jobs page to complete our application form, 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 of the application form.

Person Specification (please contact tamara.briseno@rnib.org.uk to request a Person Specification)

Benefits Package

Interview date: 16th August 2019

This role is eligible for an enhanced criminal record check which includes a check of the children and adults' barred lists, as the role holder will provide advice and guidance to children which relates to their physical and emotional well being and adults which relates to personal care because of their disability.

BucksVision and RNIB are 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.

BucksVision and RNIB are committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisations and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

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