Vacancy: Working Age Outreach Worker

  EMPOWERING THE BLIND TO LIVE A FULLER LIFE  We are recruiting for a Working Age Outreach Worker P/T We can offer you a challenging, developing and rewarding environment, and a competitive salary circa £18,000 – £19,000 depending on experience. Part time 24 hours per week   Please note that this is FTC: 18 months remainder of a 3 […]

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Vacancy: Habilitation Officer

  EMPOWERING THE BLIND TO LIVE A FULLER LIFE We are recruiting for a Habilitation Officer P/T Band 6 (Actual Salary Range £32,400 to £37,500) depending on qualifications and experience 7 hours per week pro rata We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton. We help […]

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Reopening Survey

Please click the link below to take our Reopening Survey. We would really appreciate your feedback on when and how our services at The Guardian Centre should restart. The survey will be available for the next 4 weeks. Unfortunately we cannot provide a reopening date yet, but we are working on it! The survey is […]

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Kitchen Skills and Recipes

Kitchen skills The kitchen can be the most stressful room in the home and this can be compounded by fear and frustration. It is vital to remember that no matter how straight forward a task may be it can be difficult when someone has a visual impairment. Breaking the job down into simple steps can often help. […]

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Staying well in warm weather

A message from Merton Adult Social Care As the weather warms up, the Warm & Well campaign in Merton is working in partnership with Merton Council, Wimbledon Guild, Age UK Merton and Thinking Works to provide information and support on how to stay well during the summer months. This is particularly key with many older and […]

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CLOSED: Vacancy – Experienced Fundraiser

Thank you for you applications. We were delighted with the response we received!   needed support in Merton.  We do this through rehabilitation, mobility training and inclusive social activities. We help more than 400 vision impaired people with varying degrees of sight loss every year. We offer you: ❖ a competitive salary c£17,500 for 14 hour week ❖ flexible working ❖ great […]

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New proposal for the Guardian Centre and medical facility June 2020

It is proposed to re-develop the Guardian Centre at Courtney Road to provide modern bespoke premises for MertonVision and the Colliers Wood and Lavender Fields surgeries.     This project is supported by the Partners at both surgeries, South West London Clinical Commissioning Group, and the Trustees of MertonVision.   The proposal is to provide approximately […]

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MertonVision Trustee Vacancy

EMPOWERING THE BLIND TO LIVE A FULLER LIFE We are recruiting a number of voluntary positions to join our Board of Trustees                 We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton. We do this through re-habilitation, mobility training and inclusive social activities. We […]

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Weekly Quiz!

Just for fun, answers below, don’t peek and good luck: How many months have a Friday 13th this year? 2. What does Au stand for in the periodic table? 3. George Orwell famously travelled to fight in which conflict? 4. What is the most sold flavour of Walker’s crisps? 5. In which year did The Beatles split up? 6. […]

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Poem: Shielding 2020

Sheiding in 2020 Shielding is not being able to leave your home at all Shielding is using social distancing within the home Shielding is sleeping in separate bedrooms when you want a hug Shielding is not going out into the fresh air Shielding is not being able to go outside to empty your own bin […]

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