Forth Valley Sensory Centre
Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC034267

FVSC provides support on coping with sensory loss and how to manage on a daily basis. Advice and information is available on a range of services and equipment from the centre and from other organisations. Support from others who have been through similar experiences and a wide range of social activities including arts and crafts, exercise and lip reading.

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Centre Activities Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Based in Camelon, Falkirk
  • Closing 28th May 2019

FVSC is looking for a new Centre Activities Coordinator due to the previous post holder retiring. The Centre, a registered charity based in Camelon, Falkirk, has been helping people with sight and hearing loss, of all ages, across Forth Valley for over a decade.

The role of Centre Activities Coordinator is a vital one as it is at the very heart of the charity’s mission. FVSC is unique in providing social groups and activities to encourage people with sensory loss to build confidence and live as independently as possible. We also offer support and advice to carers and family members.

This is a challenging but very rewarding position with a well-established charity. As the number of people with sensory loss continues to grow, the provision of our groups and classes will also continue to rise in importance. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic, imaginative, willing to help in all situations and innovative, helping develop new groups and activities as well as building a large centre user base.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

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Responsible for the development and delivery of workshops, events and climate conversations at the Centre and across Forth Valley. Ensuring that all related activities and information is appropriate and accessible for people with sensory loss.

Work closely with Centre partners, including; RNIB Scotland, Action on Hearing Loss, Scottish War Blinded, NHS Forth Valley, Falkirk Council, Stirling Council and Blind Veterans UK as well as CVS Falkirk, Stirling Voluntary Enterprise and Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface to facilitate regular information events.

Responsible for administration and reporting to the Climate Challenge Fund on a regular basis. This includes monitoring and gathering feedback from participants, including testimonials and evaluating the responses.

The post holder will also work closely with Home Energy Scotland to submit details of people requiring further assistance of home visits.

To find out more about this post, please download the Job Description below.