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Staff Vacancies - do you feel a call to Christian service?

The Torch Trust is a vibrant and growing Christian organisation that aims to enable people with sight loss to discover Christian faith and live fullfilling Christian lives. It provides Christian literature (in braille, giant print and audio media), fellowship and activities to visually impaired people in the UK and around the world.

For more infomation about anything on this page, email Suzanne Powell using suzannep@torchtrust.org

Current Vacancies

Area Development Officer

As part of our National Strategy to reach out to churches, sight loss professionals, volunteers and clients.

We are particularly interested in Christians with experience of working with sight loss and/or any marketing or promotional skills. This position is generally 25 hours per week and would offer flexible opportunity to work from home or one of our remote bases.

To rise to this exciting challenge, you will be:

  • Creative, dynamic and able to use initiative.
  • A brilliant and enthusiastic communicator, able to inspire and engage a variety of different types of people.
  • Willing and able to travel around the region and occasionally other parts of the UK.
  • Available to work flexibly, including some non-standard hours.

There is an occupational Requirement that the post-holders are Christian. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be needed.

For full details click here for the job description.

To apply please read Joining the Journey, fill in the Staff Application Form and send it to Suzanne Powell, using suzannep@torchtrust.org

Client Services Assistant 

Sheila, Rose and Melanie are looking for someone to join their team.

This is an exciting customer-facing opportunity for someone looking for a part time paid position for Christian service. Contact is mostly with blind and partially sighted people, primarily by telephone and email. We are looking for a friendly, hospitable person who can learn and manage our computer systems to give information our clients are requesting, and/or offer encouragement and prayerful support where appropriate.

Working hours: Wed - Thu 9 am - 4 pm, and Fri 9 am - 1 pm - Total 17 Hours.

There is an occupational Requirement that the post-holders are Christian. 

For full details click here for the job description.

To apply please read Joining the Journey, fill in the Staff Application Form and send it to Suzanne Powell, using suzannep@torchtrust.org

Cook – Torch Holiday and Retreat Centre – Hurstpierpoint

Available for an immediate start

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic cook with a proven track record to deliver the highest standards and fresh food to our Holiday Centre guests. Our centre provides holidays and support for people with sight loss and a large proportion are elderly.

An ability to show empathy with blind and disabled people is essential.

The role is a permanent position.

For full details click here for the job description.

To apply please read Joining the Journey, fill in the Staff Application Form and send it to Suzanne Powell, using suzannep@torchtrust.org 

Hospitality Assistant - Torch Holiday and Retreat Centre – Hurstpierpoint

We are looking to appoint both temporary and permanent Hospitality Assistants to support the programmes and events at our Holiday & Retreat Centre. Our Centre provides holidays and support for people with sight loss. 

The benefits of working for the Torch Holiday and Retreat Centre are:-

  • Providing a high level of hospitality to people with sight loss
  • Gaining experience in working for a charity
  • Playing a key role within a very friendly and enthusiastic staff team

Specific tasks include:

  • General assistance in supporting blind guests on outings and around the house.
  • Assistance in the kitchen and with catering, waiting on guests at meal times etc.
  • General housekeeping duties.

Click here for the Job Description

To apply please read Joining the Journey (our staff policy), fill in the Staff Application Form and send it to Suzanne Powell using suzannep@torchtrust.org

For further information about anything on this page, email Suzanne using suzannep@torchtrust.org

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