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Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO) 

Location: Leeds 
Salary: £23,313 to £25,838 per annum dependent on experience 
Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent 

We are seeking an Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO) to provide a high-quality service to our service users who are visually impaired and may have other disabilities.  You will work from St James hospital and be prepared to work from Seacroft hospital and other venues within Leeds community when required. As part of the role, you will be:

  • Promoting the benefits of CVI registration and provide emotional support to people accessing our service.
  • Complete assessments to gather relevant information and determine what support is needed.
  • To enter information onto local database for the line manager to allocation within service time scales.
  • To act as the bridge between ophthalmology and low vision service professionals and social care services
  • To promote independent living by advising, informing, and referring service users that need support to the IAG service to receive information in order to access universal credits, personal independence payments (PIP), housing welfare etc.
  • Provide professional advice, guidance and assistance to service users and families, working alongside other internal services.( list is not exhaustive)

To be successful for the role you will have experience of working as an ECLO and be able to undertake assessments, manage a comprehensive case load and be able to use databases.

Ideally you will have an ECLO qualification or a willingness to achieve the qualification, you will have excellent communication and networking skills, and able to work on your own as well as part of a team.

We are committed to flexible working and offer generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, flexible TOIL scheme. We invest generously in training and development programmes, providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign language skills.

Closing date: 12th May 2022
Interview date: 19th May 2022


Please complete our online application form. Alternatively, you can download our application form in Microsoft Word and complete it before you send it to jobs@bid.org.uk

Deaf candidates may submit their application in a short video clip- for further information please contact jobs@bid.org.uk

Contact us if you need further information or support.

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