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Demonstration and Delivery Assistant Location: Homebased
About British Wireless for the Blind Fund The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss. All our radios are made available on Free Permanent Loan to Blind and Partially Sighted people who meet our criteria.
About Opportunity

British Wireless for the Blind Fund is looking for people who can offer a few hours a month to deliver and demonstrate audio equipment to blind and partially-sighted people in their homes. You will �phone the recipient, make an appointment that suits you both, deliver the set and show them how it works. A follow-up �phone call a couple of weeks later would be useful. This role requires an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check which will be organised by and paid for by British Wireless for the Blind Fund.

Skills and Experience

Volunteers should be confident, friendly, have good people skills, and have access to a vehicle (mileage paid). Some IT skills would be useful but not essential

Travel Details

Individuals are based at home

Restrictions
Minimum Age 18
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access No
Disabled Toilets No
Selection Procedures

InductionInformal ChatPVG CheckReferences

Availability
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Available During School Holidays Yes
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment

This role is not on a regular basis. The amount of hours is dictated by the number of referrals that come through from that persons particular home area.

Training Details

Induction and Full training is provided by the Regional Development Manager. This can be carried at the volunteer�s home. Full support is also provided by the Regional Development Manager, who is available at all working hours

Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code37
Work Type Specialist/Technical
Client Group Sensory Impairment
Childcare No
Expenses Paid Yes
Expenses Details

Mileage rates are paid in accordance with the approved mileage rates set by HM Revenue and Customs (These are reviewed twice yearly)

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