Vacancy: Working Age Outreach Worker


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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 year contract.

We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton.

We help more than 440 vision impaired young people with varying degrees of sight loss every year. MertonVision is working to be London’s leading sight-loss charity.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Person to develop social and peer support activities and to promote the take up of statutory and voluntary services for working age people with impaired vision in Merton. The post will involve working with community and minority ethnic groups including some older people. You must have excellent communication and people skills.

You will work as part of an Outreach team.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We encourage applications from all members of the community.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role please apply with your CV and covering letter.

Closing date: 1st September 2020           Interview date: Week commencing: 14th September 2020

Please see job description and person specification

Please apply with your CV and covering letter by 01/09/2020 to:

For further information contact The ServiceAnchor Manager, MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon road, Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2DX. Tel: 020 8540 5446. Email:   Merton Voluntary Association for the Blind   Registered Charity Number 1075388