At York Blind & Partially Sighted Society we can offer the opportunity to take part in vital and rewarding work that will greatly benefit our service users.

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Staff and Volunteer Vacancies


Chief Executive Officer

Salary: c £35k for full time position
Hours of work: Flexible 32 to 37 hours per week

York Blind & Partially Sighted Society seeks a forward-thinking individual for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

We are looking for someone to develop our core services, act as an ambassador for the Society locally and nationally and lead a dedicated staff team. The Post Holder will be responsible for leadership and governance, operational management and service delivery and finance & fundraising as the percentage of the Society’s self-generated income increases. We also need someone who is able to enhance external relationships and partnership working with both local and national bodies.

This is a small, thriving charity and we are passionate about ensuring that the voices of people with sight loss are heard by decision-makers and policy makers locally and nationally and we need a forward thinking and dedicated professional who can drive us forward.

Further details are available in the person specification and application pack below.

To apply please send an up to date CV (two pages ), a cover letter referring to the job and person specifications and our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to the Chair of the Society – Jim Wallace at

Chief Executive Job Spec Apr 18

Recruitment pack for Chief Exec Apr 18

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Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form


Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteers help us with all aspects of our work. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, whether it be fundraising, helping with activities or training to become a Home Visitor, then please contact our Volunteer Manager Catherine Bamford on or telephone 01904 731122.