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Careers at VisionAid

Would you like to be part of a team that helps to make a difference in people's lives?

Here at VisionAid we supply technology and software for blind, partially sighted and dyslexic people that can support them at home, at work and in education. The solutions available are truly life-changing and help restore independence, enable employment and education.

VisionAid was established in 1996 and since then we have grown to become one of the largest specialist low vision & blindness product suppliers in the UK. We pride ourselves on listening to every individual’s specific requirements and offering advice on selecting the best-suited solutions for our customers. We travel throughout the UK to demonstrate products, regularly attending exhibitions and local support groups enabling people to try a selection of equipment 1st hand.

Our sister company, VisionAid International established in 2005, design and manufacture products that are distributed all over the world!

Would you like to become part of the VisionAid family, we'd love to have a chat with you! 

You can call us on freephone 0800 002 5555 or email your CV and covering letter to info@visionaid.co.uk

Current vacancies:

Design & Marketing Manager

This role will suit an enthusiastic person with great interpersonal skills who has a passion for design in both print and digital marketing. The successful candidate will be required to have previous experience of developing and managing marketing campaigns as well as excellent organisational, communication and writing skills. 

For more information please click the above link and apply online today!

Or if you prefer, please send your CV and a covering letter to Kate Kemp kate@visionaid.co.uk




IT Technician

We are currently on the lookout for 2 full time IT technicians to join our friendly team at our sister company VisionAid International!

As an IT Technician you will be helping to manufacture technology solutions that enable visually impaired, blind and dyslexic people to read. The products use the latest computer and camera hardware together with optical character recognition (OCR) and text-to-speech (TTS) software technologies. 

Increased demand from our distributors, together with new product developments, means more production capacity is required, we need you to help us meet this increased demand!

Although full training will be provided, we are ideally looking for people with experience in computer assembly, repair, OS installation and configuration together with a mind for fault finding / troubleshooting.

Once knowledge of our products has been learned, duties could also extend to providing product support (both to international distributors and end users) via telephone, email and remote access. Therefore, excellent spoken and written English would be an advantage.

Key responsibilities

  • Manufacturing of VisionAid International Ltd’s products
  • Fault finding and repairs of systems
  • Potential to provide technical support on our products
  • Preparing systems for shipment
  • Booking in deliveries

Experience required

  • Experience in PC assembly and repair (soldering and Single Board Computer experience an advantage)
  • Windows and Mac Operating system and installation and configuration an advantage
  • Competent with Google G Suite and Microsoft Office (Mozilla Thunderbird an advantage)
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written English)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Refreshments provided
  • 32 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Immediate start available

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5.30pm

If you would like to join our team and make a difference, please send your CV and a covering letter to Kat Astley kat@visionaid.com