Work with us

Focus Birmingham is an independent local charity that provides information, advice, support and care for people with visual impairment and complex needs. As a member of our staff team of knowledgeable and caring experts, we will help you continue to develop your skills, and provide you with the satisfaction of undertaking challenging and vital work that makes positive changes to the lives of the people we support.

Our charity HQ is based in Harborne, Birmingham. On-site we have a Low Vision Centre providing a comprehensive range of services enabling people to use their vision. From here we also run a programme of sight loss support services and multiple city-wide community engagement projects and activities. The site also hosts our Complex Needs Support Day Service which supports over 95 service users with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

We also have a CQC registered supported living scheme in Kings Norton, Birmingham, consisting of 14 self-contained specially adapted living spaces for individuals with sight loss and complex needs.

Some of the benefits we offer:

• A great work life balance with a normal working week of 35 hours for full time staff
• Contributory pension scheme
• Generous holiday entitlement and for some roles, where possible, flexible working will be considered
• Excellent staff development programme
• Pleasant working environment and subsidised canteen
• Employee Assistance Programme

Volunteering opportunities

If you are interested in our volunteering opportunities you will find the latest roles here.

Current Vacancies:

Information, Advice and Guidance Co-ordinator

Fixed-Term 18 months
35 hours per week