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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
 
Location(s): Castle
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 26-28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?

3

Purpose of Role:

My sight Nottinghamshire (the working name for Nottinghamshire Royal Society for the blind) are dedicated to improving the lives of people living with sight loss in Nottinghamshire


Role Description:

Our hospital information volunteers will offer emotional support and practical advice to patients visiting hospital eye clinics. Volunteers work alongside our staff to give advice to patients who have recently been diagnosed with an eye condition or people whose eyesight has deteriorated.

We provide training and support to ensure our volunteers understand about different eye conditions and the services available for people. It's really valuable work and a great way to gain experience of working in a hospital environment.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

This role is for people who are interested in eye conditions and visual impairment, who want to offer the support for people to move on to services that may prove invaluable to them.

 
When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?
How long to complete training and recruitment?
 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out?
DBS Disclosure required? Yes
 

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