Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

Employer
RNIB Royal National Institute of Blind People
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

RNIB in partnership with Royal United Hospitals, Bath NHS Trust are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join the ECLO team as part of the RNIB Eye Clinic Support Service.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people diagnosed with conditions causing sight loss. You will provide critical emotional support, information and guidance face to face within a hospital setting, in community locations and via digital platforms as required. Each day you will support people affected by sight loss to identify their needs, access information and make informed choices which enable and empower them to maintain their independence.

Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) Requirements:

- You will have significant experience of delivering health or social care support services. Key to this role will be your excellent communication and relationship building skills with patients, clinicians and a wide range of cross sector partners.

- You must be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident user of multiple IT systems.

- Appointment is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service appropriate checks.

About RNIB Royal National Institute of Blind People:

We're the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK's biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.

RNIB is 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.

RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

Job type: Eye Clinic Liaison Officer - Maternity Cover (ECLO)

Salary: £25,609 per annum

Hours: 36 hours per week

Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract 1 year (Maternity Cover)

Location: Royal United Hospital, Bath

You may have experience of the following: Specialist Support Worker, Social Care, Social Worker, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Care Worker, Care Staff, Complex Needs, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

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