Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Wellbeing Support


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 part of the Wellbeing Support team, you’ll support the wider health and wellbeing team to deliver varied wellbeing programmes designed to give the veterans both the motivation and ability to live a full, healthy lifestyle and engage in meaningful activities.

You’ll work as part of a team to research, plan and organise a holistic wellbeing programme to be delivered to our veterans.

You’ll need a qualification in a field such as: health and social care, sports, exercise, recreation, IT, art or similar.

You’ll also need empathy and a caring personality to allow you to always put the needs of the veterans first.

This is a full time role working on a 5-week rolling rota, covering days, evenings and weekends. Shift patterns are 8am-4pm, 12pm-8pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am-5.30pm on weekends.

We offer:

– Salary of £30,005.72 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 27 February 2024; however, we are currently interviewing for this role and may close applications early if we successfully appoint a candidate.

Apply here.

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