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VI Link Project – Development Worker

Closing date:           Tuesday 7th May 2024

Location:                  Bury

Hours:                      21h per week

Salary:                      £13,104-£13,650 per annum dependent on 


Contract:                  Fixed Term – 12-month contact (post may be 

                                  extended subject to funding)

Interview date:         w/c 13th May 2024

Do you want to make a difference in a charity where our mission is to promote the well-being and independence of blind and partially sighted people? 

  • Are you passionate about supporting individuals to live the life that they want to lead?

  • Can you build relationships with a range of staff, volunteers and stakeholders?

  • Able to work in a small but dynamic team to ensure the successful delivery of Bury Blind Society’s activities?

If so, we would love to hear from you! 

We are Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People, a small, registered charity base in Bury, Lancashire. We are looking to recruit a part time Development Worker for visually impaired, for 21 hours per week to work as part of our small, committed staff team and alongside over 80 dedicated volunteers. The purpose of this new and exciting role is to continue the good work already underway and develop this further through:

  • consulting effectively with existing and potential service users alongside local people/ groups to explore opportunities for inclusion for people with sight loss

  • Establish and maintain new partnerships 

  • Recruit, manage and retain a team of dedicated project-specific volunteers

  • Deliver training and awareness sessions 

We need you to have great organisational skills, be an excellent communicator and have confidence in using digital technology and IT. Most importantly of all, you need to have a ‘can do’, attitude and love making a difference!

For an Application Pack click here and to download our accompanying Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form click here:

Other formats are available.  If required, please contact Alex Raggett on 0161 763 7014 or email admin@buryblindsociety.org


Past Events

Blind Driving Experience

Maybe , before you lost your sight, you were a driver, or perhaps you've never driven, either way, what would it mean if you got the chance to drive? Well, eight clients from BBS fulfilled this dream on Tuesday 11th July at the Three Sister Racing Circuit in Wigan. Photos and video links below.

Driving Experience Photos

Driving Experience Videos