Qualified Rehabilitation Officer

Ollerton, Newark
12 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

Nottinghamshire County Council

Part Time Qualified Rehabilitation Officer

21.5 hours per week
£25,951 - £30,153 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Location: Thoresby House, Darwin Drive, Sherwood Energy Village, Ollerton, Notts, NG22 9FF

This is an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer role within the Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service (ADVIS). ADVIS is a multi-disciplinary team of Social Workers, Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officers, and Technical Officers for Deaf and Dual Sensory Communicator guides. ADVIS are a county wide team and work across Older Adults, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, and Physical Disabilities.

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and organised in your approach to delivering a quality service, be competent in communicating with service users, carers and other professional colleagues and be confident in making sound decisions.

You will undertake specialist assessments of the rehabilitation needs of visually impaired and/or dual sensory impaired people and be aware of their carers needs.

The ultimate aim of the service is to ensure people can live independently at home by delivering rehabilitation services.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

For more information please contact Karen Graham by clicking the apply button

Closing Date: 28 April 2017

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.  A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

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