Vision North Somerset

Peer Support Worker

Salary: £22,183 pro rata

We are looking for a highly motivated person with excellent knowledge and experience of using technology to enable visually impaired people to connect with one another.  You will have knowledge and experience of connecting devices to the internet and solving problems; experience of teaching IT skills; and a proven ability to build relationships with service users to encourage learning.  You will have empathy with people living with a disability and a positive, hands-on approach.  You will be based in our office in Weston super Mare but must be willing and able to travel throughout North Somerset to deliver the service.

This post is for 18.5 hours per week until 30th June 2022 but may be extended beyond that date if we are successful in obtaining further funding.

For a copy of the job description, person specification and application form please call us on 01934 419393 or email contact@visionns.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd October

Interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday 3rd November.

Vision North Somerset, 3 Neva Road, Weston super Mare BS23 1YD

Registered charity no. 1165364