Blind Veterans UK: March is for Veterans

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12 February 2019
Source: Blind Veterans UK

March is the month in the year Blind Veterans UK dedicate to bringing together all their supporters and invite you to get involved in any way you can. Will you join them and make a difference for our blind veterans? There are lots of ways you can take part to raise urgently needed funds for ex-Service men and women who

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Blind Veterans UK: Vacancy: Rehabilitation Lead for IT (Information Technology)

3 January 2019
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Would you enjoy the challenge of using your empathy, digital knowledge, computer skills and understanding of accessible technology to help veterans who have lost their sight? 31,846 per annum Contract Type:  Permanent Location:  Brighton Closing Date: 11:59 PM on 13 January 2019 35 hours per week Your background may be as diverse as IT itself and we welcome everyone who

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#24Unplugged – A Detox With A Difference!

17 December 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK are calling on you to take part in #24Unplugged, their new phone-free challenge this January, to raise urgently needed funds for ex-Service men and women who have lost their sight. You can sign up individually or refer a friend or family member to spend Saturday 26th January without smartphones or internet. Then get ready to switch OFF

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Blind Veterans UK: Vacancy: Senior Research Associate /Senior Scientist – (Social and Welfare)

26 November 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

An exciting opportunity as Blind Veterans UK are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate/Senior Scientist – (Social and Welfare) to support the Research and Innovation team for a three year fixed term post. Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience Contract Type:  Fixed Term Location:  Marylebone, London Closing date is midday on 4 December 2018 Blind Veterans UK

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Blind Veterans UK, the Macular Society, Scottish War Blinded and Fight for Sight team up to fight for sight and tackle a leading cause of blindness

27 September 2018
Source: Action Against AMD

Fight for Sight is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new partnership to find a treatment for one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. Working with Blind Veterans UK, the Macular Society and Scottish War Blinded, the charities have launched a new collaboration to transform the funding of research to address age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The

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Blind Veterans UK: Victory Over Blindness

13 September 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

This year we mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. It was a conflict that caused more than 3,000 veterans to lose their sight. Our charity, Blind Veterans UK, was founded to support them, and we continue this important work today. This October we will unveil an iconic statue at the entrance to Manchester Piccadilly to

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Blind Veterans UK Vacancy: Senior Manager Philanthropy & Special Projects

14 July 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Up to £47,840 per annum (dependent on experience)    Contract Type Permanent Location London Closing Date  Closing date is midnight on 19 July 2018 The number of veterans we help is increasing rapidly as we implement our overall strategy to embed a national footprint and take our exceptional services to the beneficiary. We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative

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Research and innovation seminar series: Sight-loss as a consequence of traumatic brain injury and mental health implications

14 May 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

On Wednesday, the 23rd of May Blind Veterans UK will be running their annual Seminar. This year, the seminar is in collaboration with The University of Manchester and as always with Project Gemini Veterans Exchange. Please see attached the programme for a unique international seminar, bringing Veterans and World renowned experts together to discuss Sight loss as a consequence of

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Macular Society: Artificial intelligence company and four UK charities partner to find a cure for AMD

15 March 2018
Source: The Macular Society

BenevolentAI and Action Against AMD, a group of UK sight loss charities, have today announced their partnership to use BenevolentAI’s technology to find treatments and a potential cure for the leading cause of blindness in the UK – age-related macular degeneration (AMD). BenevolentAI is collaborating with a group of four charities partnering to find a cure for AMD. Blind Veterans UK, Fight

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Blind Veterans UK: Head of National Programmes

26 February 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

The ideal candidate will have an in depth understanding of rehabilitation processes and  delivery to adults with disabilities and sound awareness of legislation relating to adult social care. £47,716 – £53,018 per annum (dependent on location) Contract Type; Permanent Location: Home based or Office based Closing Date 5PM on 1 March 2018 As Head of National Programmes, you’ll ensure BVUK’s

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