Kingston Upon Thames Association for the Blind

Work Seeking Support

Looking For Work Webinars from RNIB and Blind Ambition

Are you visually impaired and looking for a work opportunity? Sometimes it's difficult for people with sight loss to find the right job. Not only is it hard to find the job itself but also the necessary resources on how to create your own CV, how to be confident and have good self-esteem despite your disability, how to face an interview and how to request your legal rights to have extra support due to your visual impairment.

This is why RNIB and Blind Ambition invite you to a series of free weekly webinars to support job seekers.There are many sessions as part of the employment webinar programme, and you can join any or all of them:

31 January, 19:30 Confidence and resilience building

How to build your confidence, resilience and believe in yourself. Click here to register for the Confidence and Resilience webinar.

7 February 19:30, Personal branding

Create your own uniqueness and know who you are and what you have to offer.
Click here to register for this webinar.

21 February 19:30, How to present yourself

Image, body language and confidence. Click here to register for Present Yourself webinar.

28 February 19:30, Goal setting

Where I've come from, where I am and where I am going. The importance of goal setting. Why we need it, how to effectively set SMART objectives, determine your objectives, are you on track? Click here to register for Goal Setting webinar.

7 March 19:30, A skills audit

SWOT analysis. Evaluate your strengths, and weaknesses as well as opportunities and threats, identify gaps and plan to address them. Click here to register for SWOT Analysis webinar.

14 March 19:30, CV preparation

How to build your CV, adapt it for the role, find the right format and show your skills. Click here to register for CV Presentation webinar.

21 March 19:30, Digital Skills 1

How to use LinkedIn to look for jobs. Click here to register for Digital Skills 1 webinar.

28 March 19:30, Digital Skills 2

How to use Indeed, Facebook and Work and Health programme to look for jobs. Click here to register for Digital Skills 2 webinar.

25 April 19:30, Preparing for an interview Part 1

Including virtual interviews and role plays. Click here to register for Interview Pt1 webinar.

2 May 19:30, Preparing for an interview Part 2

Including virtual interviews and role plays.Click here to register for Interview Pt2 webinar9 May 19:30 Be your own boss.Click here to register for the Boss webinar16 May 19:30 Training, education courses and apprenticeships.Click here to register for Trainings and Education webinar23 May 19:30 Study skills and further job search support. Click here to register for Job Search webinar.

RNIB and Blind Ambition are looking forward to seeing you.


Thomas Pocklington Trust

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity that support the visually
impaired, especially regarding employment and education.They often have internships and role opportunities.

For more information on their employment opportunities visit:
Http://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/employment/ and for the internships go to:
Http://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/employment/internships/


RNIB

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) is always looking
for talented people who who love a challenge and want to make a real
difference in society so as to Smash The Barriers That Stop People
With Sight Loss Thriving. For more information visit:
https://www.rnib.org.uk/about-us/careers-at-rnib/

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