Habilitation Specialist

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
Salary range based on 30hours Term Time (39 weeks): £19,236 - £20,509
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
12 Dec 2021
Job Ref
REC#28898
Contact
Social Work Recruitment Team Worcestershire Children First
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

Habilitation Specialist for Children and Young People with Vision Impairments – Worcestershire. Part time 30 hours, term time only.

Salary range based on 30hours Term Time (39 weeks):

£19,236 - £20,509

We are a highly regarded team supporting learners with a sensory impairment in mainstream settings across the county. This is an opportunity to join the team as a Habilitation Specialist for Children and Young People with Vision Impairments, to provide assessment, teaching and support for children and young people with vision impairments from birth – 25 years. Support will be in family homes, early years settings, mainstream schools and FE colleges across Worcestershire.

We are seeking to appoint a committed, experienced and highly motivated practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills, the confidence to manage a caseload of children and ability to travel across the county. We welcome applications from Qualified Habilitation Specialists for Children and Young People with Vision Impairments as well as from those who are currently undertaking the qualification, or other experienced practitioners in the field of VI who would be willing to undertake the Mandatory PGDiploma training course.

For any informal enquires please contact Mel Boxall, Team Lead for Sensory Impairment. Tel: 01905 845685 or Email: mboxall@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken and right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. 

Job share will be considered.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter detailing the reasons why you should be considered for the role to socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

We’re looking to start people in January 2022 if possible.

Closing Date: Sunday 12th December 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 16th December 2021

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