Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment

  • Location:

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Part Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Madge Smith

  • Contact email:

    madge.smith@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/559652

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-29

  • Start date:

    10/08/2020 15:53:09

Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment
Warrington
£14.30 - £16.16 per hour

Do you have experience as a Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment?

We are looking to recruit a Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment on a temporary basis. (22.2 hours per week).

Responsibilities of the role:

* To identify and deliver specialist rehabilitation interventions to visually impaired people to enhance their skills and confidence and maximise their independence.
* The post holder will support people at risk from harm or becoming dependent on others due to their sight loss.
* He/she will act as an advocate for visually impaired people and the Council by helping to promote accessible services, dignity, equality, social integration and understanding of the impact of sight/sensory loss.
* The role will involve working across a variety of service user groups including (but not exclusively), people with dual sensory loss, physical or learning disabilities, cognitive impairments or mental health conditions.
* To undertake specialist, person-centred, visual impairment assessments, in collaboration with the visually impaired person to identify their needs, aspirations and desired outcomes.
* To plan, implement, evaluate and review services to the visually impaired person aimed at maximising and maintaining independence, safety, dignity and choice. Rehabilitation may include, but not be restricted to: daily living activities; communication skills; mobility training; low vision training

To be considered for this role you must be:

* Eligible to work in the UK
* References


Please call Madge on 0161 835 8772 for further details or email your CV to; madge.smith@search.co.uk

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