Staff and Volunteer Vacancies

At MySight York, we can offer our staff and volunteers the opportunity to take part in vital and rewarding work that will greatly benefit our service users.

 

Staff Vacancies

Sight Support Advisor (Technology Specialist)

Salary:            £26,421 to £27,803 (FTE) Depending on experience
Hours:             32.5 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday
Location:        York Community Stadium and MySight York HQ

 

We have a great opportunity to join our team as a Sight Support Adviser with a focus on Technology.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team, providing a positive experience for all visitors and patients with sight loss by providing information, advice and guidance on technology solutions that enhance their independence and quality of life.

You will provide critical emotional support, information and guidance face to face within a hospital setting, in community locations and via telephone or digital platforms, referring where necessary and provide a high quality customer focussed service.

Each day you will support people affected by sight loss to identify their needs, access information and make informed choices to maintain independence.

Experience of working with people with sight loss and/or assistive technology would be an advantage but full Sight Loss Awareness Training will be provided.

The job description and application form can be found below and these are available in alternative formats if required.

We only accept CVs from applicants whose disability makes it difficult to complete an application form. All applicants however need to address the specific information we have asked for in the job description and person specification.

 

Please send your completed application to: hello@mysightyork.org

Closing date: 5pm Monday, 22nd July 2024

Interviews to be arranged: w/c Monday, 5th August 2024

MySight York – Sight Support Adviser (Tech Specialist) – Job Description 2024

MySight York Application For Employment Form

 

Volunteer Vacancies

We are currently looking for more people to volunteer. More information below:

Befriender – Home Visitor – Volunteer Role Description

Befriender – Keeping In Touch – Volunteer Role Description

Assistive Technology Support – Volunteer Role Description

 

Volunteer Application Form – MySight York

 

Volunteers help us with all aspects of our work. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, whether to support fundraising, helping with activities or training to become a Home Visitor, please contact our Befriending Service Manager, Catherine Bamford on Catherine.Bamford@mysightyork.org or telephone 01904 731122.

 

 

Trustees

Trustees have independent control over, and legal responsibility for the charity’s management and administration. They play a very important role, unpaid, in a sector that contributes significantly to the wellbeing of people throughout the UK.

We are currently looking for more people to join as Trustees. More information below:

Trustee Role Description

Trustee Further Information and Person Specification

Trustee Application Form

 

Treasurer

As part of the board of Trustees, we are specifically looking for someone to fill the role of Treasurer.

Our Treasurer will ensure MySight York is financially in a good position to carry out its purpose – to support local people to live well with sight loss.

 

That means…

 

·       Liaising with the Chair of the Board and CEO to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.

 

·       Take a lead in interpreting financial data for Trustees, helping them be aware of their financial obligations

 

·       Reporting the financial position at Trustees meetings – balance sheet, cash flow etc.

 

·       Support the production of annual reports, overseeing the financial returns process.

 

·       Getting involved in the wider Trustee remit of contributing ideas and overseeing risk management.

 

 

Being a Treasurer is a hugely important role, and thus there are a few things on our wish list…

 

·       You’ll be a strong relationship builder, able to work effectively as a part of amazing team of Trustees from all different backgrounds

 

·       You’ll be a collaborative decision maker, a confident influencer, and an excellent listener.

 

·       You’ll have loads of personal integrity, always acting in MySight York’s best interest

 

If you would like more information please see the documents below or contact scott.jobson@mysightyork.org

MySight York – Treasurer Volunteer Role Description November 2022

Trustee Application Form