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Sightline Vacancy – Telephone Helpline & Befriending Co-ordinator

30 hours per week | Salary: £15,444
Closing date for applications: Sunday 7 April 2019
Proposed interview date: Monday 15 April 2019
For an application form and pack: bethan.harries@sightline.org.uk
Contract: Reaching communities Big Lottery funded until February 2020

Sightline is a unique service delivering practical and emotional support to the visually impaired community through a confidential, evening, Freephone helpline. The helpline service is available to callers with any visual impairment, families, carers and professionals.

Staffed by trained visually impaired volunteers the service operates each evening between 6-10pm.

Funded by Reaching Communities Big Lottery grant, we are looking to recruit a Telephone & Befriending coordinator to develop and support the existing service.

The successful candidate will work with the Service Manager to recruit, train and support volunteers; promote and deliver the existing telephone helpline & co-ordinate the telephone befriending service.

The post will have its office base in Preston, but the role involves working across the North West of England. Clean driving license needed.

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