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Sporting and Partnerships Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,844 – £24,076
  • Home based, North of Scotland
  • Closing 8th June 2023

  • Advertised from 25th May 2023
  • 35 hours per week


The vacancy

We are looking for a fun, creative, enthusiastic team player who is highly motivated to plan and organise exciting sporting opportunities for veterans with sight loss. You will have experience of facilitating groups with the ability to build rapport quickly and be an effective networker.

You will have a passion or interest in specific sports or physical activity with a desire to motivate individuals to get more active. You will be willing to travel to engage with veterans and other organisations to increase access to sporting opportunities across Scotland.

You will work to increase access to sporting opportunities within veterans own local communities, building upon the comradeship that the veteran’s community often enjoy. The role will be key in identifying sporting opportunities and developing partnerships that veterans with sight loss can engage with, ensuring accessibility and supporting participation in these. Another key part of the role is building positive and sustainable partnerships that benefits veterans and their families within their local areas. The job also involves recognising and supporting the organisation with other events/activities that may encourage social and peer support opportunities.

We offer Generous annual leave entitlement which increases after 4 years’ service, Generous pension scheme, Access to learning and development opportunities and many more, please visit our website for more information.

If you are enthusiastic and could make a difference to a Veteran with Sight loss, contact our people help desk.

Telephone 0131 378 2793


About us

We're one of Scotland's oldest charities - for more than two centuries, we've been supporting and empowering people with sight loss to live fulfilling lives. We're proud of all we've achieved in the past - but we have our sights set firmly on the future.

We're determined that no-one should face sight loss alone. We're committed to improving, diversifying and growing our services to make sure we can reach many more people with sight loss - when and where they need us.

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

Closing date: 08/06/2023