Rehabilitation Officer ROVI / Occupational Therapist

Location
Brighton
Salary
£31393 per annum
Posted
13 Jan 2017
Closes
10 Feb 2017
Ref
00063412
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rehabilitation Officer for people with a Vision Impairment

This national charity is looking for a motivated, flexible and dedicated professional to join their team of Rehabilitation Officers. The successful candidate will provide the full range of VI rehabilitation and training services to their members including assessments and training in orientation and mobility, communications, low vision and independent living skills, with some flexibility needed outside core working hours. You'll also carry out regular home visits to their members, which may require overnight stays.

The Rehabilitation Officer will have a DipHE in Rehabilitation Studies (VI) or an equivalent qualification in a rehabilitation or relevant field (eg. Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Reablement, Health or Social Care); be computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have excellent communication skills. They are willing to provide in-house training for the right candidate.

This national charity believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. Their Rehabilitation Officers are at the forefront of their mission to ensure that blind veterans have access to the finest quality of services.

This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).

Benefits include free life assurance, generous pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite gym and swimming pool, employee assistance programme, free parking and an excellent working environment.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Thursday 26 January 2017
Interview date: Thursday 2 February 2017

To apply, please submit your CV including a supporting statement, detailing your relevant skills and experience.

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