This vacancy has now closed

Centre Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,289 – £27,503
  • Based in the Hawkhead Centre, Paisley
  • Closing 23rd September 2019

  • Advertised from 11th September 2019
  • 35 hours. Maternity Cover.


An opportunity has arisen for a Centre Officer to cover maternity leave, based in Paisley.

Our Hawkhead Centre is an activity hub which supports the independence of armed forces veterans with sight loss. We are looking for a Centre Officer who will enable members to maximise the benefit and enjoyment they gain from attending the Centre. They will be a key member of the staff team, assessing the needs of our members and developing ways to support their independence.

We aim to find someone with a variety of skills and abilities. You will be innovative and creative in approach and have interests you can share with our members, as well as a caring approach.

If you do not already have an SVQ3 in health and social care, we will expect you to be willing to work towards this qualification. You will have at least a year’s experience of working with older people, adults with a vision impairment or other disabilities, or service veterans. Above all you will be a team player with excellent communication skills.

The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update check for regulated work with vulnerable adults.

Application notes

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Closing date: 23 September 2019

Interviews will be held Wednesday 2 October 2019

Scottish War Blinded is committed to equal opportunities

and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity No SC 002652