Guide Dogs Vacancy: Head of Skills, Information and Support Services

23 December 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary: £44,365 to £46,973 per annum   Location: Leeds Region: Yorkshire and Humber Job Type: Grade 6 Category: Permanent- Full Time Closing Date: 19/01/2020 Guide Dogs are recruiting for a Head of Skills, Information & Support services, to lead the delivery of regional SIS services to people with sight loss and their families, in line with our strategy and five-year

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Making 2020 the “Year of Vision”

19 December 2019
Source: Vision UK

At Vision UK we hope that 2020 will be a big year for eye health and sight loss and we would like to make it the “Year of Vision”. The attached docs have been put together by a small group of Vision UK members (RNIB, The College of Optometrists, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Thomas Pocklington Trust and Guide Dogs)

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Guide Dogs, Vacancy: Regional Head of Operations

22 November 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary: £60,971 to £64,019 per annum Location: North East Region: North East Job Type: Grade 7B Category: Permanent- Full Time Closing Date: 24/11/2019 Are you an innovative leader, able to develop teams to deliver exceptional, life-changing services? Do you have experience of developing complex operations in a demand driven environment? This is a unique opportunity to join Guide Dogs at

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Guide Dogs: Fireworks – Petitions Committee report published!

8 November 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Loud bangs, fizzing and crackling sounds and flashes in the sky are commonplace this time of year with traditions and religious celebrations taking place from October to January. In April, many guide dog owners told Guide Dogs how fireworks impact on them and their dog and, they included these comments in our response to the Petitions Committee’s enquiry into the

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Guide Dogs Vacancy: Chief Data Officer

21 October 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Salary: £64,000 to £74,000 per annum Location: Central Office Region: South East Job Type: Grade 7B Category: Permanent- Full Time Closing Date: 30/10/2019 It is an exciting time to be a part of Guide Dogs. We have an ambition to support many more people with visual impairment. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the

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Vision UK launches updated resource for families of children with vision impairment

4 October 2019

Improved support for parents and families of newly diagnosed children with vision impairment was unveiled during the British & Irish Paediatric Opthamology & Strabisimus Association (BIPOSA) conference earlier today (4 October 2019). Starting Point, a leaflet that can be given to families at the point of diagnosis, has been redesigned to help signpost parents to appropriate resources and professionals, while

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House of Commons Transport Committee publish their report into Pavement Parking

10 September 2019
Source: The Transport Select Committee

The Transport Select Committee is a cross-party group of MPs in the House of Commons who scrutinise the work of the Department for Transport. They recommend a ban on pavement parking across England and an awareness campaign about the negative impacts of pavement parking. Read the full report here Vision UK support this call and the work of our members

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Guide Dogs Vacancy: Operations Director

19 August 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Location:  Home Based (Geographical Area) Region: Homebased Job Type: Grade 8 Category: Permanent- Full Time Closing Date: 11/09/2019 Guide Dogs is one of the UK’s best known and best loved charities, listed in the top 20 of the Charity Brand Index. Since its first guide dog partnerships were formed in 1931, Guide Dogs has transformed the lives of so many

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Access all areas campaign 2019

17 July 2019
Source: Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs and the RNIB have collaborated on a brand-new toolkit which enables guide dog owners to complain effectively if they’ve been refused access to somewhere. Latest research from Guide Dogs shows that three-quarters of guide dog owners have been illegally turned away by businesses and services, such as taxis, restaurants, shops, cafes, hotels and pubs. See the latest on

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Sight loss charities join forces to launch online advice hub

17 June 2019
Source: Sight Advice FAQ

  The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Guide Dogs, Visionary, VICTA, Fight for Sight and Vision UK are working together to provide blind and partially sighted people with easy to access high-quality information about sight loss. Working in partnership, the sight loss charities have shared their expertise to create the new website, http://www.sightadvicefaq.org.uk which pulls together content from

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