Rehabilitation Worker

Birmingham, West Midlands
£25,951 - £32,486
08 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
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Rehabilitation Worker

£25,951 - £32,486

Elwood Day Centre and Home Based

Working 36.50 hours per week

To work as a member of an integrated Visual Impairment Team in the assessment and rehabilitation of people with sight loss.

To work with people with sight loss to promote their independence, primarily skills training, to enable them to regain choice and control over their lifestyle.

To assess the functional abilities and needs of people with sight loss, including carrying out joint assessments if appropriate (e.g. where the client has other issues to be considered in addition to sight loss).

To plan and provide skills-based rehabilitation programmes to people with sight loss (e.g. travel skills, kitchen skills, communication skills, more effective use of residual vision), either alone or in partnership with other team members, either in the clients own home or another location, as agreed with the Senior Rehabilitation Worker, including the issue of appropriate equipment in accordance with the service guidelines.

Requirements of the role include:

This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

DipHE in Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment)

DipHE in Rehabilitation Studies

Under the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement to appoint females only into this position. 

Informal enquiries to Andrew Sheehan 0121 303 7282

Ref: PE2362017

Closing date:  21 August 2017     

A Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau) check will be undertaken.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”


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