Rehabilitation Support Worker

Could you enthusiastically promote and facilitate a wide range of activities to support our members’ rehabilitation programme?

Salary
£22,921 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Conwy
Closing Date
Closing date is 3PM on 24 May 2019

Llandudno

35 hours per week, including some weekend and evening working

Blind Veterans UK supports blind and visually impaired ex-service men and women, offering a range of services to enable them to retain their independence. We believe that no one who has served their country should battle blindness alone.

Could you enthusiastically promote and facilitate a wide range of activities to support our members’ rehabilitation programme? You would also strive to ensure all our blind veterans feel a sense of wellbeing, purpose and family during their time at the Centre, providing practical support and information for within our Centre at Llandudno.  Our members are former members of the armed forces who visit for holidays, events or specific rehabilitation to overcome the challenges of severe sight loss and, in some cases, additional disabilities. 

The successful applicant will have experience of organising and facilitating activities, and worked with vulnerable people previously to maximise their well-being. You will have nationally recognised qualification in fields such as health and social care, sports, recreation, IT, or art and an understanding of the rehabilitation process and its impact on people with disability.

Experience of working with the elderly, people with sight loss or other disabilities would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be able to multi task and have excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills. You will also be a confident user of technology and have a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.  A full UK driver’s licence is essential.

 

Closing date:                                  Friday 24 May 2019 at 3 pm                    

Recruitment & Selection Day:   14 June 2019

This position is subject to Enhanced disclosure and barring service checks

Benefits include free life assurance, pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of gymnasium, employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment.  Further information about the Llandudno Centre can be found in this video.

To apply, please complete an application form and personal details form (which can be downloaded below) and return both to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk.  CVs will not be accepted.  

We're often lucky to receive many enquiries and applications for our vacancies. If we receive a high number of applications for this post, we may close the vacancy earlier than the stated closing date, so please be sure to get your application to us promptly if you wish to be considered.

Because of the number of applications we receive we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up.

 

Application Form

Personal Details Form - DBS

Rehabilitation Support Worker job description - May 2019.docx