Rehabilitation Officer for People with a Vision Impairment

We are now looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our rehabilitation team at our Llandudno Centre

Salary
£28,704
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Conwy
Closing Date
Closing date is 5PM on 12 February 2018

Salary, up to £28,704 per annum, depending on experience

Llandudno with some UK travel

35 hours per week

 

At Blind Veterans UK we believe that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone.   Our Rehabilitation Officers are at the forefront of our mission to ensure that blind veterans have access to the finest quality of services and they do this by providing a comprehensive rehabilitation service as part of diverse multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Service.

 

We are now looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our rehabilitation team at our Llandudno Centre. The successful candidate will provide the full range of assessments and VI rehabilitation programmes including mobility, orientation, communication and independent living skills. The ability to work in a holistic way with willingness to engage in the wider activities provided by the Rehabilitation Service and generally within the centre is a vital element of this post.

 

The ideal candidate will have up to date knowledge and experience of undertaking assessments, developing and implementing rehabilitation programmes with appropriate and timely report writing skills.  They will have a DipHE in Rehabilitation Studies (VI) or an equivalent adult rehabilitation qualification (eg Occupational Therapy or Reablement), as well as an holistic approach to rehabilitation with a can do, positive attitude.  

 

Benefits include free life assurance, generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, use of gym facilities and an employee assistance programme in an excellent working environment with a highly motivated and skilled team.

 

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

Closing date:     Midday 12 February 2018

Interview date: Friday 23 February 2018

 

For an informal chat to discuss your personal situation or to discuss the working schedule please telephone Andrew Jones Visual Impairment and Technology Team Leader, on 01492 868700

 

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

 

To apply, please download the application form and personal details form below. Both completed forms should be returned to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk.

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

Personal Details Form - DBS

Application Form

ROVI - job description.doc