Work with us

Glaucoma UK is the charity for people with glaucoma. We’re working hard to end preventable glaucoma sight loss and we’re ambitious for our future. If you have energy, passion and the skills to help us make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

We’ve got access to the top glaucoma specialists in the UK which means we can offer some fantastic training opportunities as well as flexible working and the support of a small friendly team. If you’re up for a new and exciting challenge we want to hear from you!

Current vacancies

Our team is growing! We’re recruiting for an Honorary Treasurer to join our Trustee Board and a Digital Communications Officer. You’ll find more information about these roles as you scroll down the page.

Current Vacancies

Digital Communications Officer

£21,200 - £24,950 p.a. dependent on experience. Permanent, full time 35 hours p/week.

Location

Office based or flexible home working with a presence at Head office in Ashford by negotiation.

Role description

We’re looking for a passionate and innovative Digital Communications Officer to join our team at Glaucoma UK. Reporting to our Head of Communications, this role will take the lead on all things digital from social media management to email marketing, website management and digital content production. We’re looking for a self-starter who can build upon the work we’ve started and identify opportunities for new digital journeys to meet our audience needs.

How to apply

If you’re interested in the role, please download the recruitment pack to find out more. And if you have any queries, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date

31st October 2021
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Honorary Treasurer - Trustee Board

The role of trustee is not paid, but reasonable out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

Location

Trustees normally meet at least five times a year, virtually and/or in person; most meetings are held in London, but occasionally the Board meets at the Glaucoma UK office in Ashford, Kent.

Role description

As well as contributing as a member of the Board of Trustees, our Treasurer David Sanders maintains an overview of the charity’s financial affairs and ensures our financial viability. He plays a key role on the Board of Trustees and also on our Finance and Governance Committee, and is available to provide advice to the staff team.

David is standing down at our AGM in March 2022, and we are looking for his successor.  Some of the key skills we need are:

  • financial qualifications and significant experience of financial control and oversight at senior level
  • some experience of charity finance, fundraising, investments and pension schemes
  • the skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to convey complex information to a range of audiences

How to apply

If you’re interested in the role, please download the recruitment pack to find out more about the role. And if you have any queries, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date

10th December 2021
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Volunteering

We’re always on the lookout for volunteers to help out with a variety of tasks. Take a look at our opportunities

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