***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Rustington, West Sussex
Most of us grow up with 5 senses and can’t imagine what it’s like to lose any one of those.
For some ex-service people, this is their reality. Suddenly their whole way of life is changed, even walking to the shops becomes a huge task.
Fortunately, Blind Veterans are here to help rebuild their lives. But they can’t do it alone.
This is where you come in.
As a Community Engagement Coordinator, you’ll be responsible for maximising and enhancing our relationships with the local community including fundraising, events, in house activities, trips and evening entertainment.
You’ll lead a small team to coordinate a stimulating and engaging programme with a dual purpose of community engagement & fundraising, alongside providing exciting and interesting activities which focus on wellbeing. Your team will work closely with many other departments, so you’ll need to be able to build strong, ongoing relationships.
This is a full-time role covering 35 hours per week, some evening and weekend working may be required occasionally.
– Salary of £29,586 per annum
– Generous annual leave with the option to buy additional days
– Pension scheme with generous employer contributions
– Healthcare cash plan
– Access to legal services and mental health support
– Employee assistance programme
– Paid professional subscriptions and discounts
– Home working allowance
– Professional and personal development
– Enhanced pay
Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-service people of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. We help blind ex-service people lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.
This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.
We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. We are unable to provide any type of Visa sponsorship.
We embrace diversity and welcome applicants from people with a disability and from all backgrounds and cultures.
The current closing date is 8 November, however we may close the role early if we successfully appoint a candidate, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.