Vista: Children & Young People’s Activities Officer – Funded by Children in Need

13 March 2019
Source: Vista

37 hours per week – 3 year fixed term contract £21,495 per annum Based at our offices in Leicester, our project funded by Children in Need has given us an exciting opportunity to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic individual to enhance the lives of children and young people with a sight loss. You will be responsible for organising and delivering

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Vista is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Susan Hoath

19 December 2018
Source: Vista

Vista is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Susan Hoath, who will join the charity in January. Susan spent almost 20 years working in and with the NHS, mostly in roles commissioning community services and working across health and care. After a brief period in the private sector and then at the Department of Health, she

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£2.4M to tackle unemployment in rural Leicestershire for those most in need

3 December 2018
Source: Vista

A partnership of 8 voluntary and public-sector organisations led by local sight loss charity Vista have been awarded £2.4m funding from the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund through the Building Better Opportunities programme. The Work.Live.Leicestershire (WiLL) partnership will help over 500 people who are unemployed or economically inactive and living in rural Leicestershire move into job search, training, or employment. After consulting with over 200 people across rural

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VISTA: Free Eye Screenings for National Eye Health Week

21 September 2018
Source: Vista

Local charity Vista is gearing up for a busy time during National Eye Health week, from Monday, 24th of September. Nation Eye Health Week is almost upon us. The message we want to reinforce is about the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. We want people to know how important it is to

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Vista announced as a Charity Times Awards finalist

9 August 2017
Source: Vista

Vista is shortlisted for Charity of the Year, with an income of £5 million – £10 million.   Vista is one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We’ve been working with people with sight loss and their families for over 150 years.   Paul Bott, Chief Executive of Vista said we are very excited

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VISTA: Vacancy: Community Services Manager

21 March 2017

Hours:   37 Hours per week Location/Base:     Arthur Wakerley House, Leicester Salary:    £33,583.89 per annum Closing Date:   29th March 2017 Interviews:    3rd April 2017 Vista is a charity that is dedicated to improving the lives of people with sight loss in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Vista’s vision is a world in which people with sight loss of all ages

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Vista announces a new Chair of Trustees

24 November 2016
Source: Vista

Louisa Hosegood, from John Lewis was appointed as Chair in September 2016. A Fellow CIMA accountant, Louisa’s career in manufacturing and retail (Rugby Cement, Tesco, MFI, and the last 10 years at John Lewis) have been in roles at the heart of business growth and change, supporting commercial decision-making, efficiency programmes and strategic change. Louisa is also deputy chair of

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Vista’s Chief Executive announced as a Charity Times Awards finalist

18 July 2016

Paul Bott, Chief Executive of local sight loss charity Vista, has been shortlisted for the Rising CEO Star award at this year’s Charity Times Awards. The Charity Times Awards continue to be the pre-eminent celebration of best practice in the UK charity and not-for-profit sector. This year’s winners will be announced at the Charity Times Awards Gala Dinner and Ceremony

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