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Assistive Technology Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,907 – £35,529
  • Edinburgh - hybrid
  • Closing 30th March 2023

  • Advertised from 9th March 2023
  • 35 hrs per week


Sight Scotland Veterans provides support to all veterans in Scotland who are experiencing changes to their sight.

We are now hiring an Assistive Technology Lead.

The job will, therefore, lead and be responsible for planning, managing and developing Assistive Technology across Sight Scotland Veterans ensuring it is the “golden thread” that runs through all our services for both staff and veterans. This will include the development of an Assistive Technology strategy and business model, as well as integrating IT and Assistive Technology.

Building relationships with key stakeholders, organisations and product developers is key in order to ensure the most current provision of assistive technology is available across the organisation.

This role will support the delivery of the Sight Scotland Strategy specifically in building our knowledge of Assistive Technology and the aids available to transform lives. This knowledge will allow us to continue informing and supporting veteran’s independent living.

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.

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.