England Vision Strategy vacancy: Chair

20 May 2019
Source: England Vision Strategy

Following the sad and untimely death of John Thompson, the England Vision Strategy Executive Committee is recruiting for a new Chair. We are looking for a senior level individual to provide strategic leadership for the England Vision Strategy working collaboratively with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector. At this time we are ideally looking to appoint two

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England Vision Strategy Chair Role Description
England Vision Strategy Chair Role Description
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England Vision Strategy Priorities 2018 - 2021 Exec Summary (standard Print)
England Vision Strategy Priorities 2018 - 2021 Exec Summary (standard Print)
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If disability is not on your board agenda, neither is diversity #Valuable500

17 May 2019
Source: The Valuable 500

(Nor is innovation, productivity, brand experience, talent, risk, reputation…) Join The Valuable 500 and make disability your business The Valuable 500 The global movement putting disability on the business leadership agenda. We need 500 national and multinational, private sector corporations to be the tipping-point for change and to unlock the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities

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RNIB Employment Service factsheets

16 May 2019
Source: RNIB

Attached below are 8 RNIB factsheets about different employment issues that they have prepared for blind and partially sighted customers.    

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Access To Work Factsheet
Access To Work Factsheet
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Disability Discrimination Act Factsheet
Disability Discrimination Act Factsheet
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Equality Act Factsheet
Equality Act Factsheet
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Job Seeking Resources Factsheet
Job Seeking Resources Factsheet
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Looking For Work Factsheet
Looking For Work Factsheet
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Reasonable Adjustments Factsheet
Reasonable Adjustments Factsheet
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Self Employment Factsheet
Self Employment Factsheet
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Staying In Work Factsheet
Staying In Work Factsheet
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Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

16 May 2019

We’re marking the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. The target audience of GAAD is the design, development, usability, and related communities who build, shape, fund and influence technology and its use. While people may be

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WHO Guidelines: Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia

15 May 2019
Source: WHO

The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. Worldwide, around 50 million people have dementia and, with one new case every three seconds, the number of people with dementia is set to triple by 2050. The increasing numbers of people with

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Thomas Pocklington Trust: Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

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14 May 2019
Source: CharityJob

Location: Kings Cross, Greater London (London based though travel across the UK required) Salary: Competitive Contract: Permanent, Full time Closing date: 31 May 2019 at noon Thomas Pocklington is a truly unique organisation. Working closely with partner organisations, our core mission is to generate better lives for people with sight loss and visual impairment. It is a rewarding sector to

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Morocco – welcome to the adventure of a lifetime with SeeAbility!

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13 May 2019
Source: SeeAbility

As part of their 220th birthday celebrations, this October SeeAbility is partnering with the award-winning company Traveleyes to raise funds for the charity’s vital eye care work. They’re joining forces on a trek to Mount Toubkal, Morocco’s highest peak – offering both visually impaired and sighted adventurers a unique and rewarding challenge where everyone gets to experience the world from a new

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Macular Society launches second training course for eye care professionals

Macular Society logo

10 May 2019
Source: Macular Society

Leading sight loss charity the Macular Society has given a boost to eye care professionals wanting to learn more about macular disease by launching a brand-new free course to its online training package. ‘The emotional impact of a diagnosis of AMD’ is the second course it has made available through the web-based training programme. Alongside the first course, ‘An Introduction

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Guide Dogs : Vacancy: Head of User Experience & Planning

10 May 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Contract Type: Permanent   Location: National role, location specification to be discussed at interview. Hours: 37.5 hours per week Working pattern: 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday Telephone Interview: Week commencing May 20th. Assessment date: Week commencing May 27th. Salary: Up to: £70,000 per annum. The Head of Technology User Experience and Planning serves as the strategic interface to the

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