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SeeAbility provides extraordinary support and champions better eye care for people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss. We encourage people with disabilities to challenge what they expect from life, from themselves and from wider society. The people we support overcome huge barriers to achieve exciting new things every day: some big, some small, all extraordinary.

At SeeAbility we don't underestimate people and we won't underestimate you. Find out what it's like to work here and how we'll support, develop and reward you below.

Our Culture

SeeAbility is a well established and diverse charity with a rich heritage of innovation and specialist services. Our dedicated and passionate team support over 250 people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss, to live extraordinary lives.

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We're proud of what we've achieved and want to continue to encourage people with disabilities to challenge what they expect from life, from themselves and from wider society.

We also challenge and encourage our staff. We want to see you develop and grow, so we offer real opportunities – which are fulfilling, challenging and fun – to reach your full potential.

The amount of training given is fantastic, and the support for personal growth cannot be faulted

We want you to be yourself and bring your own personality and strengths so that you can contribute your ideas, enthusiasm and passion to our vision and goals and, most importantly, improve the lives of the people we support.

It's a small organisation with a close-knit, family feeling to it, which I really like

We're a team. Some might even say a family! And like all families sometimes we disagree but at the end of the day we have each others back. We support and listen to each other and together we change lives everyday.

We have a great team who work well together and support each other

Our Benefits

We offer a range of benefits aimed to support you in your role and life outside of work.

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The basics

  • Competitive salaries that are reviewed annually
  • A minimum of 28 days annual leave per annum, including Bank Holidays, pro rata for part time employees.
  • Contributory pension scheme with SeeAbility matching individual contributions of up to 3%, rising to 5% on successful completion of five years service.
  • Life assurance for all employees, with life cover at 2 x annual salary.
  • A non-contractual sick pay scheme for all permanent employees, offering up to 12 weeks’ full pay depending on length of service.

Wellbeing

  • Eye Care Vouchers, make sure your vision is in tip top condition with free eye tests.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support for employees and their immediate family.
  • Flexible working patterns, if you can work the way that suits you and meet organisational needs we will always to consider it.
  • Childcare Vouchers, salaried employees can buy childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice, offering tax and NI savings.
  • That warm glow you get from knowing your job makes a difference!

Savings & Discounts

  • Discounted mobile phone tariff, you can get up to 25% discount on the Airtime Plan of one O2 Refresh phone tariff, and one tablet or mobile broadband tariff.

Development

  • Comprehensive training programmes for new and existing employees including a six month induction programme and mentoring.
  • We will fund training and professional qualifications for employees who wish to further their knowledge and skills, after a qualifying period of service.
  • The opportunity to develop skills and knowledge working alongside one of the most comprehensive in-house teams of specialists in the country.

Loyalty

  • Increasing annual Leave. An additional day per full annual leave year completed up to a maximum of 36 days
  • Referral bonus, recommend someone great to SeeAbility and if we employ them you could receive £200 thank you subject to tax and NI.
  • We like to showcase and celebrate outstanding contributions and hold annual individual and team Awards for Excellence.
  • Long service awards, just our way of saying thank you for sticking with us.

Our Team

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Our Values

Recruitment is really important to us! It's vital you share the same vision and values as we do because it's our values that shape the way we work together, how we think and behave and what we expect of ourselves and each other.

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We are Brave

We believe in being different: We seek new ways of working, thinking and ideas. We want to be extraordinary.

We are Passionate

We want to make a difference. We work as a team to improve for the greater good, not only for the people we support but for our team and SeeAbility as a whole. We are completely committed to each others success.

We are Creative

We are enablers. We create solutions by thinking and acting differently. We break down barriers. We don't see rules as boxing us in, but as the norms that evolve with us on our way to being the best.

We do what is right

We lead by doing the right thing. We are dependable and believe in delivering on commitments and using sound judgement and common sense to determine what is right.