Employment Support | Birmingham Vision

Employment Services

“Zoe is excellent, she goes the extra mile in helping to find information and follows up on the job thoroughly.” Yvonne

Unemployment is an issue which over 75% of blind and partially sighted people face.

Birmingham Vision are trying to redress the balance by providing a range of services to support people back into work.

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If you are interested in any of our employment services, please contact our Employment Advisor Zoe Bates:  


07976 549065

What we offer

One on One Support

One on One Support
If you are seeking employment Zoe can help you with;
• Job search advice and guidance
• Identifying your skills and aspirations
• Advice and guidance with CV’s and job applications
• Interview techniques
• Support to help you find training courses
• Information on the Access to Work process
• Accessible equipment advice
• Technology support
One to One Sessions are in a relaxed and friendly environment at the Birmingham Vision office.

Job Club

Birmingham Vision’s Job Club is an informal gathering of job seekers, where you can discuss your own experiences of job searching with a VI. Meetings are relaxed and friendly, and anyone is welcome. We have inspirational guest speakers, such as Steph Cutler, Tim Broome and Maxine Hedley and lots of information and advice.

Steps To Work

Our pre-employment course is a 5 week long intense course where we cover everything from CV writing to interview techniques. We arrange trips out to various places such as QAC and Beacon. The course is completely free but you will need to register. Email Zoe Bates for more information: zoe.bates@birminghamvision.co.uk