Salary: £23,000 pro rata

Hours: 21 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term for 3 years

Location: Based in Morpeth

Deadline: Monday 15th November

Interviews: w/c Monday 29th November



Northumberland County Blind Association (NCBA) is looking for 2 Development Officers to work across Northumberland.  This position is lottery funded for an initial period of 3 years.

Hours 21 per week

Salary pro rata £23000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out a comprehensive assessment of Blind and Visually impaired people’s needs and risks relating to their sight, loss, including social opportunities, health and wellbeing, and keeping safe to maximise independence and help clients to stay active within their communities.
  • Create Hubs across Northumberland so that clients can easily access services and support
  • To establish close working relationships with Key Statutory organisations and voluntary organisations to nurture a collaborative approach to prevention.
  • To promote early intervention to the public through a mix of campaigning and developing relationships with Eye Clinics and Opticians

You must have access to a car as you will be required to travel across Northumberland

We have been working across Northumberland for over 20 years helping Visually Impaired people get the best out of life. We have a committed team of staff and over 160 volunteers supporting our work

We want to attract innovative and pragmatic candidates from across all spectrums of society

If you want to work with our ambitious organisation then contact us for an application pack, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Closing date for applications 15th November

Interviews to be held W/B 29th November

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of Society

All applicants are subject to an Enhanced DBS