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Staff Vacancies

Mappin Street Centre

Club Co-ordinator

The Inbetweeners Club is an exciting new addition to the activities currently offered to SRSB clients. It is a new club designed to meet the needs of our more active clients who may not be available during the day to attend our Centre. The Inbetweeners Club will offer a range of new activities in 6 week blocks from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on a week day evening. Club attendees will register their interest in advance of the start of a new 6 week block of activities.

To apply please download the application form plus the detailed job description/person specification and submit the completed application form to or post it to SRSB, 5 Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 4DT

Cairn Home

Deputy Manager

Salary: Circa £24,000pa commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, with the potential for career development to take on the role of Care Home Manager within the next few years when the current Home Manager retires.

Owned and operated by Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind, Cairn Home’s primary driver is the highest quality of life for the residents, rather than financial profit. The home has recently been inspected by CQC when we were disappointed not to receive an “Outstanding” rating and the achievement of this rating at our next inspection will be one of the objectives for the Deputy Manager to contribute to.

To apply please download the application form plus the detailed job description/person specification and submit the completed application form to

Care Assistants

We sometimes have vacancies for either full time or part time care assistants at our residential Care Home, Cairn Home at Crosspool, Sheffield. Experience not essential as training will be provided.

If you would like to register your interest, please contact Helen Sturgess on 0114 266 1536 or email

Volunteer Roles Immediately Required

SRSB has many Volunteer Opportunities, but there are some that we immediately require: 

Mobile Information Unit Volunteers

Volunteers required on an ad-hoc basis to support the Mobile Information Officer, staffing our Mobile Information Unit, meeting with the general public to pormote Eye Health and the services that SRSB provides to support blind and partially sighted people.

Ten Pin Bowling Volunteers

Volunteers required once every two weeks on Tuesday evenings between 7pm to 9pm, at the Bowl Centre at Firth Park.

Volunteers are required to assist our clients throughout the game (at no cost to the volunteer). Travel expenses will be paid. 

Activities Centre Volunteer Drivers

We require Volunteer Drivers using their own cars on Thursdays and Fridays. The trip would involve you picking clients up from their home to bring them into our centre on Mappin Street for 10:30am, and take them home at 2:30pm.

You aren’t necessarily required to do all of the journeys. Even one of the trips would be helpful.

Various locations in Sheffield. 

Goalball Volunteer Driver

Once every two weeks on a Tuesday evening our clients attend Goalball practice at City College, Granville Road, Sheffield. Volunteer Drivers with their own cars are required to take our younger clients home when practice finishes at 6pm.

Various locations in Sheffield.

For further information regarding any of the volunteer vacancies please contact us on 0114 272 2757 or email

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