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Making life better for blind and partially sighted people
Salary £10.33 per hour. For, 12 hours per week. Permanent post.
Sight Action is a registered charity supporting visually impaired people throughout
the Highlands and Western Isles.
Our field work services assess, support and offer information and training to blind
and partially sighted people of all ages, helping them to live as independently and
as safely as possible.
We are currently looking to recruit a Support Worker based in Western Isles Sensory
As a Support Worker You will need to have a good understanding of common eye conditions,
be able to demonstrate specialist equipment, manage stock control.
Have the ability to deal with members of the public, handle cash/card transactions,
and have good knowledge of Microsoft office and access database.
For this particular post you will also need a good understanding of hearing loss
and be able to assess, support, demonstrate specialist equipment and do simple repairs
to hearing aids to deaf and hard of hearing people of all ages.
You will also be required to oversee BSL classes and Lip-reading classes and facilitate
On a monthly basis you will be required to be in attendance at the audiology clinic
held on our WISC premises to give support and advice to patients attending the clinic.