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Trustee Vacancies

Beacon Vision, is a leading regional charity, supporting people across the Black Country and Staffordshire impacted by Sight Loss. The charity first began life in 1875 and in that time has supported thousands of people and had a huge impact on the visually impaired community. Over time the charity has evolved to be a leading innovator in the sector supporting academic and commercial research into new technologies from autonomous vehicles to virtual reality headsets and developing sports, rehabilitation and employment programmes, which give people back their independence and confidence.

We are dedicated to making a visible difference for people with sight loss.

The charity is governed by a board of trustees made up of up to twelve people with a diverse range of skills and experience who together, ensure that the charity is effectively operated in pursuit of our charitable aims. There is also a wholly owned trading arm and CIC that govern our Enterprise activities including retail, hospitality and opticians. The charity’s turnover is c. £3million and we employ 140 staff and are supported by over 276 volunteers.

We are currently recruiting to two voluntary Trustee roles, with specialisms in Fundraising and/or Marketing and Food & Drink/Hospitality.  Please click on the links below to find out more about each role, and how to apply.

Trustee – Fundraising/Marketing

Trustee – Food and Drink/Hospitality

Assistant Care Manager

Based Sedgley

£18,000 – £23,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week – flexibility required

As a key member of the Health & Wellbeing Care team, the main purpose of this role is to provide a comprehensive care call scheduling and administration service to enable the Registered Care Manager to deliver a high-quality care service.  In particular, you will ensure there are appropriately trained and assigned carers for each call, manage rotas, annual leave and call schedules and undertake emergency care calls when required.

 The ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience of working with people with disabilities
  • Experience of developing, planning and delivering care services
  • Experience of managing dispersed staff
  • Excellent administrative skills and knowledge of using Microsoft Office and bespoke IT systems
  • Educated to NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care standard or equivalent
  • Able to meet an enhanced DBS check
  • Empathy and understanding with Beacon’s vision and values and with those who are experiencing sight loss.
  • Possession of a valid driving licence, own transport and prepared to use and insure this for work purposes

In return, we offer flexible working, on site restaurant facilities, competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health Cash Plan and pension, plus a fun environment, led by an inspirational CEO.

To find out more and to apply for this role, please visit our recruitment site Beacon Recruit https://beacon.ciphr-irecruit.com/applicants

 Job Description

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  If you do not hear within four weeks of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

Cook

£9.02 per hour
7.30am – 14:00pm
Saturday & Sunday

Based at Sedgley

The purpose of this role is to plan, prepare, cook and serve meals in support of  Beacon’s Hospitality activities.

In return, we offer flexible working, on site restaurant facilities, competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health Cash Plan and pension, plus a fun environment, led by an inspirational CEO.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV to HR@beaconvision.org.

Please note:  If you do not hear within four weeks of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful. .

Care and Support Worker

Variety of shifts and hours available

£8.37 – £8.87 per hour

At Beacon Domiciliary care, we provide support to adults with personal care, to enable them to live independently in their own home for as long as possible.

We are currently looking to recruit Care and Support Workers to work both within the community and in our accommodation at Beacon Centre, to deliver this personal care. It is essential that applicants have a driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is flexible.
  • Can work full days and alternate weekends.
  • Has experience of working with vulnerable adults.
  • Is an excellent communicator.
  • Is empathetic, patient and has a caring nature.
  • A qualification within the health and social care industry is desirable.

All successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, have a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle. Personal or paid experience in home care will be a distinct advantage.

If you are interested in applying for the above vacancy please see the Job Description below, and send your CV with a cover letter to HR@beaconvision.org.

Job Description

Closing date: Rolling Recruitment

If you do not hear within four weeks of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Volunteers Needed
Could you give the gift of your time?
If you would like to meet new people and help to make a difference to the lives of people living with sight loss, we are looking to recruit volunteer for the following areas:

To apply or learn more, please contact Becky Green on: bgreen@beaconvision.org or call 01902 880 111. No deadline – We will remove the advert when we have filled all the spaces.