2 Community Worker Vacancies

Community Workers x 2

Closing Date 20 January 2016

POST:  Community Worker

HOURS:  35 Hours

SALARY:  £15,828 - £18,276

CAR MILEAGE ALLOWANCE:  45p per mile

RESPONSIBLE TO:  WVS Manager, Senior Rehabilitation Officer

Job Purpose

  • To deliver and develop recreational and social activities for visually impaired people throughout Warwickshire and Coventry
  • To be involved with the recruitment, training and management of Volunteers
  • To promote Warwickshire Vision Support services

Tasks to be undertaken as part of the Community Workers Team:

  • To work with fellow Community Workers in providing a network of local “Drop-In” Centres
  • To work with fellow Community Workers in providing Advice and Information services to people visiting Hospital Eye Clinics
  • To maintain regular communications, support and liaison with all Warwickshire Vision Support’s Clubs and Visiting Services
  • To process all applicants wishing to undertake Volunteering with Warwickshire Vision Support
  • To be responsible for health and safety for Warwickshire Vision Support’s activities, undertaking Risk Assessments as required
  • To make presentations and attend Networking Meetings as a representative of Warwickshire Vision Support

General:

  • To keep the Manager/SRO informed of any needs or issues that affect WVS’s Community Services, Vision Support Centres or Hospital Eye Clinic Services
  • To develop and maintain good working relationships with Health and Social Care professionals/Agencies
  • To maintain all necessary records, statistics and provide reports as required by the Manager/SRO
  • To undertake training as required
  • To participate in supervision and performance reviews in accordance with WVS Policies and Procedures
  • To take part in regular team and staff meetings
  • To undertake all other reasonable duties as required

To apply, complete the application form below and return to barbara.main@warwickshire.vision 

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