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Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer - Harrow

Job Title: Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer - Harrow
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrow
Industry:
Salary: £33 per hour
REF: SD0711202201
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email: enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer - Harrow 

Are you a passionate, dedicated Rehabilitation Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer to join a team based in Harrow. You will be required to work with the vision impaired person and other key people to identify their needs and deliver the agreed rehabilitation programme. 

Pay Rate: £33 per hour

Duration: 3 months 

Hours: Monday to Wednesday 9am - 5pm, 21 hrs/ week - Hybrid

Rehabilitation Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Undertake assessments to identify their needs to promote independent living
  • Provide emotional and practical support
  • To identify, manage and where possible reduce risk to visually impaired people, family, carers, communities, self and colleagues
  • To plan, implement, evaluate and review rehabilitative services
  • Maximise and maintaining independence and safety
  • Rehabilitation may include daily living skills, communication skills, mobility training, low vision
  • Arrange adaptions and liase with all parties and other specialist workers in line with employer’s policies
  • Refer individuals to partners in local authorities, health service, education service etc..

Essential Requirements:

  • Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Rehabilitation Officer for the visually impaired qualification or Technical Officer/ Mobility Officer dual qualification
  • Experience of working with people who are visually disabled, of all ages
  • Experience of working with carers / family of people who are visually disabled
  • Knowledge of methods of communication including Braille, Moon, typing, new technology, resources for people who are visually disabled
  • Ability to encourage and motivate people to acquire and transfer skills
  • Understanding the psychological effects
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate registered onto the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Rehabilitation Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are a Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, sammyd@4recruitmentservices.com 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.