Locum Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (North East)

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Durham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jul 2021
Closes
02 Aug 2021
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
RNIB is pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join the ECLO team as part of the RNIB Eye Clinic Support Service.

Locum Eye Clinic Liaison Officer Responsibilities:

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 telephone or 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.

You will also provide locum cover for periods of planned and unplanned absence for North East Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLO) predomanently in County Durham, Darlington and South Tees NHS Trust Hospitals. When not providing clinic cover, you will be home based, delivering support to patients remotely across the region supporting the reach and capacity of our services.

Locum Eye Clinic Liaison Officer 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.

In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

• 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata to hours of work), which increase with service.
• Excellent pension schemes

How to Apply:

To be considered you MUST attach a cover letter!

About Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB):

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.

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the JD linked, then click "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page and attach your CV and Cover Letter telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the Person Specification on the Job Description). Guidance for completion can be found on each page of the application form.

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant barred lists check.
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.

One of our core values is to be led by blind and partially sighted people and we involve our customers in recruitment. Please be advised that your anonymised application may be shared internally with those involved in the recruitment process.

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

Salary: GBP26,905 per annum (pro rata to hours of work)

Hours: 18 per week - preferably over 3 days

Type of contract: Permanent

Location: North East England - predominantly County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and South Tees NHS Foundation Trust Hospital Eye Clinics. There will also be some home working.

You may have experience of the following: Patient Liaison Officer, 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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