Digital Vision Admin Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
29 Apr 2019
10 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Digital Vision Admin Assistant

2 Year Fixed Term Contract (Subject to Funding)

£7,507.08 per annum

An opportunity has arisen, to develop and maintain Vista’s Digital Vision Project for people with a sight loss living in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, which an overall view to improve individuals’ social connections by using everyday digital technology in order to live more independent lives.
You will be supporting the Digital Vision Project Coordinator to develop and deliver the project.
You will be required to work 14.5 hours per week Monday –Friday to be worked flexibly, over the week, to meet the needs of the job.

What you’ll be doing

  • To act as the first point of contact for potential volunteers and the people Vista support, the general public and other professionals, responding to any enquiries relating to the Digital Vision project.
  • To assist in the recruitment of volunteers into the Digital Vision project and be responsible for coordinating and processing all volunteer applications including initial interviews, DBS checks, and following up references
  • To work alongside the Project Coordinator assessing and processing all referrals from those interested in the service, updating the information database as required.
  • To support the Project Coordinator to monitor and evaluate the Digital Vision Project in accordance with the monitoring requirements of the project with support from the IT & Data support officer if appropriate
  • To assist with the planning, organisation and delivery of volunteer core training, liaising with the Vista trainers for Safeguarding and Visual Awareness, and sourcing and the booking of venues for 6 technology events throughout the year

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of recruiting, supporting and motivating volunteers
  • Experience of developing, organising and co-ordinating events/ training/ meetings/ activities
  • Experience of working with adults and older people with disabilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and knowledge of Databases
  • Understanding of Digital Technology
  • Enthusiasm to provide high standards of customer and client service

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of Visual Impairment and working with people with sight loss
  • An understanding of the voluntary sector and the role of volunteers

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Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

Closing date: Friday 10th May 2019 @ 12 noon

Interviews: Wednesday 15th May 2019

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.