Rehabilitation Officer for Visual Impairment

4 days left

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£30,095 - £34,373
Posted
01 Aug 2022
Closes
14 Aug 2022
Job Ref
WLV000004370
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

We have a fantastic job opportunity for a Qualified Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Worker, who will promote independence and well-being, by offering adults with visual impairment, professional rehabilitative support to retain or regain skills, and confidence and opportunities for development in their own home and in the community.

 

The post holder will:

· Have FdSc or Diploma of HE in Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) or equivalent

· work alongside people to assess their needs, explore their outcomes and provide appropriate interventions.

· deliver specialist orientation and mobility services, providing specialist holistic assessment of needs that will improve wellbeing in line with The Care Act 2014 requirements.

· have experience supporting and assessing the needs and capabilities of people with a visual impairment, promoting independence and choice.

 

WORKING HOURS: 18.50 hours per week, Monday to Wednesday.

 

Closing Date: 14/08/2022

 

 

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. For further information about this post please contact Caroline Bates (Service Manager ) on:

Telephone: 01902 552425

Email: Caroline.Bates@wolverhampton.gov.uk

 

 

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.

 

Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

 

Diversity

We are committed to building a workforce that is reflective of the diverse community we serve. We want to attract the best applications from people of all backgrounds and underrepresented groups because we strongly believe in adding value through diversity, inclusion, and equality. Our employees enable us to deliver services that are accessible, inclusive, and reflective of Wolverhampton residents.

We encourage, inspire and value an inclusive culture here at the council where employees can flourish, thrive and be themselves. We have four staff equality forums for employees to join. These help to ensure our workforce has a voice, employees feel empowered to speak up and where everyone is treated with respect - Learn more here

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

We are committed to the fair treatment of all our employees, potential employees, or users of our service regardless of offending background. The Council uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for any vacancies that require a DBS check to obtain information about applicants to assess their suitability for employment in positions of trust. We do not discriminate unfairly against any individual on the basis of a conviction or any other information revealed as a result of a DBS disclosure - Learn more here

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If you are considering applying for an apprenticeship or a role where the salary is £18,333 to £27,514 (Grades 2-5), and would like to visit us to learn about the application process and what it is like to work for us, please book onto one of our monthly briefings - Learn more here  

Working for us

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Supporting documents
JD VIRehabilitationOfficerFeb16.docx

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