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Technology Officer vacancy

Could you provide digital support to individuals with sight loss? We're looking for a technology confident, engaging individual to join our sight loss support team. The role will involve supporting our service users to access smart devices to support them to maintain their independence. The role will come with full training, but a good understanding [...]

By |May 15th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re hiring – Assistive Technology Vacancy

  Vacancy Walsall Society for the Blind requires an Assistive Technology Officer   Post:                             Assistive Technology Officer               Hours                            25 hours per week Salary/Band:               £15,210.00 Location:                     Hawley House Responsible to:          Chief Executive [...]

By |March 4th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re hiring – Social Activity Assistant

Walsall Society for the Blind requires a Social Activity Assistant   Post:                             Social Activity Assistant (In-house)              Hours                           10 hours per week Salary/Band:               £5,974.80 Location:                     Hawley House Responsible to:          Chief Executive Officer Working hours:    [...]

By |March 4th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re hiring!

We currently have 2 great vacancies within our service delivery team for an: Assistive Technology Officer - 25 hours per week Social Activity Assistant - 10 hours a week. For full details of the roles, job description, person specification and how to apply click here.    

By |March 4th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Walsall Society for the Blind celebrate after receiving £200,000 in National Lottery funding

Walsall Society for the Blind celebrate after receiving £200,000 in National Lottery funding Walsall Society for the Blind based on Hatherton Road, Walsall is celebrating today after being awarded £200,865 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. Walsall Society for the Blind will use their [...]

By |June 13th, 2023|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Information Officer vacancy

We're looking for a confident, pro active, people person to help us reach out to the visually impaired community of Walsall and support them to access relevant sight loss support services.   You will promote the services that we offer to people affected by sight loss, by making connections and interacting with individuals in a [...]

By |February 7th, 2023|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Walsall Council launch consultation to help inform and improve the delivery of day activities

Walsall Council has launched a consultation to help inform and improve the delivery of day activities and opportunities for people in the borough. Meaningful day opportunities and activities are an important part of the support offered to people with eligible needs, such as older people, people with dementia, people with learning or physical disabilities, sensory [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re recruiting

We are currently seeking two exceptional people to join our team. Assistive Technology Officer Community Officer Vacancy For more information about either role please email us now.

By |March 16th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

As of 19.3.2020 I have closed the centre to the general public and to our Social Activity Groups and all Volunteers.  This is to allow full risk assessment of the current situation to be completed and also to look at how we can adapt our services to meet the needs of our clients. The Society [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Were Recruiting

Vacancy Walsall Society for the Blind requires an Administrative Assistant Post:                             Administrative Assistant             Hours                           27 hours per week Salary/Band:               £11,934  p.a Band 1a Location:                     Hawley House Responsible to:          Chief Executive Officer Working hours:          Monday & Thursday 10.30 – 3.30                                       Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9.00am - 3.30pm                                       ½ hour unpaid lunch per day      [...]

By |October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Habiliation Experience for children and young adults

Walsall Habiliation Experience day A4 poster

By |August 28th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Work Experience

A big  THANK YOU shout out to Daisy and Dan who choose to do their work experience with us at the Society. We have enjoyed you being here with us and wish you all the very best for the future x  

By |July 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Our Services in audio production

We offer a wide range of services, for individuals within the Borough of Walsall, who have a visual impairment. By clicking the link below, you will be taken to the audio production of the services we offer.  If you or someone you know could benefit from our services, please do get in touch. Services from [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments


We don't want the fun to end!! we are all really enjoying our new trees and what's more, thanks to Octopus Energy we could be in with a chance of receiving free funding prizes of between £2,000.00 and £8,000.00. All you have to do is vote for us, ask your friends, family and neighbours, anyone [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Octopus energy

We all had a fabulous time planting trees on Friday 5th April, with the lovely folks from Octopus Energy. The weather held for us as former Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins, Tim Troy from Octopus Energy and Journalist Eugene Costello came to visit us, to help spread the love for trees and the affect they have on the environment. We also had [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Black Country Living Museum Audio Descriptive Tours

BCLM starts Audio Descriptive tours for blind and partially sighted visitors throughout the year. Each visit promises to be a sensory explosion of fun and discovery from our vintage vehicle journey’s  to sensory smells of  Emile Doo’s, the chemist. Come and take a turn in rolling your own pills, handling equipment and learning about the [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments


SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 10.00 - 14.00 AT ST JOHNS METHODIST CHURCH HALL, BLOXWICH WS3 3HS. A FREE TO ATTEND over 50's Lifestyle Event with local companies showcasing holidays, health, wellbeing, crafts, wills, pensions and finance.  This event will also incorporate a local craft fair with handmade goods from the area.  Come and speak to our [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Coalpool Methodist Church

Walsall Society for the Blind were welcomed  at Coalpool Methodist Church - Thursday Fellowship meeting, as we were honoured to be named their charity for 2018. Our Community Officer and Registration Officer were invited to the meeting and gave a short talk on the work we do and the services offered at Walsall Society for the [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments


Text giving is one of the easiest and most convenient ways, for our supporters to give to our cause, supporting individuals with sight loss. That's why we have joined the Text Giving platform donr. Now every whole amount from £1 through to £20 can be given by donors as a one-off or a regular donation. To [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Enoch Evans LLP

We would like to say  thank you to the staff at Enoch Evans LLP Walsall, who over the past year, have taken part in a variety of fundraising challenges, in support of Walsall Society for the Blind. Staff held dress down days, Easter egg competitions and sweepstakes to raise funds to help WSB continue to support [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments