Job vacancies

Vista is a great place to work; our staff are experienced, caring and passionate about what they do, and in return we provide a fantastic working environment in which staff can flourish. If you join our team you will make a real difference to the lives of local people with sight loss.

The safety of the people we support always comes first, so some of our vacancies will require you to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

To apply for a job, please fill out the online application form, or you can download the form to complete offline. For an alternative format, please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@vistablind.org.uk or call 0116 249 8864.

In line with current government guidance, we encourage everyone who works in our care settings to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.
If you are having issues uploading a CV, please contact Vista Human Resources team on 0116 249 8864.

We are recruiting now!

Support Worker - Simmins Crescent REF: SWSCFT

  • Location Leicester, LE2
  • Hours 37 hrs per week, but part time hours will be considered
  • Pay £19,328.58 per annum
  • Closing date: 30 May 2022, 11:59 p.m.

Are you currently working within care or looking to learn something new and would like to make a real difference to people’s lives?

This role supports people at our Simmins Crescent residential home, based in Eyres Monsell, who have visual impairments and learning disabilities.

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Community Rehabilitation Assistant REF: CRA/HQ

  • Location Leicester, LE1
  • Hours 30 hrs per week
  • Pay £17,047.60 per annum
  • Closing date: 23 May 2022, noon

Do you have excellent interpersonal skills, if so, you are the person we are looking for, providing support as part of Vista’s reablement teams you will promote independence for individuals living with sight loss and dual sensory loss. Through a range of services your communication skills and drive will enable individuals and their carers or families to overcome the effects of visual loss.

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Activities Coordinator REF: KRHAC

  • Location Leicester, LE3
  • Hours 30hrs per week
  • Pay £9.50 per hour
  • Closing date: 1 Jun 2022, noon

We are looking for an Activities Coordinator to join our team at our Kathleen Rutland Residential Home, based in Leicester Forest East, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.

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Facilities Manager REF: FMHO

  • Location Leicester
  • Hours 37 hrs per week
  • Pay £34,008.27 per annum
  • Closing date: 17 Jun 2022, noon

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Facilities Manager to lead the maintenance and facilities services across the organisation.

About the role:
The role of Facilities Manager is a fantastic opportunity to take full ownership of the facilities management across one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, as we look to further strengthen and grow our facilities services.

As Facilities Manager you will have responsibility for the overall effectiveness of the Facilities Team by building relationships with managers and stakeholders, to provide ongoing awareness of Health & Safety regulations.

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Quality Assurance Manager

  • Location Leicester
  • Hours 24 hrs per week
  • Pay £31,558 per annum pro-rata
  • Closing date: 9 Jun 2022, noon

This role is absolutely key to providing support and assurance to us, our Board, our commissioners and the CQC. Working closely with managers and teams and engaging with the people that we support, you will make sure that we maintain high standards and seek to learn from our experiences and mistakes so that can continuously improve.

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Support Worker REF: OPSW

  • Location Applegarth / Simmins Crescent
  • Hours Up to 37 hours per week
  • Pay £10.02 per hour

We have Support Worker opportunities available to support people who have learning difficulties and a visual impairment.

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Care Assistant REF: OPCA

  • Location Kathleen Rutland / New Wycliffe Home
  • Hours Up to 37 hours per week
  • Pay £9.50 per hour

We have Care Assistant opportunities available to support older people with a sensory impairment and people with dementia.

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