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Job Reference: 48600

Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer (Temp)

  • Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £19.37 - £19.37

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer to work in Kensington and Chelsea. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £19.37 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The post-holder is responsible for assessing the needs of, and providing a range of services to, visually impaired people with the objective of enabling them to adjust to sight loss and live as mobile and independent a life in the community as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

      To undertake specialist assessments of the rehabilitation needs of visually impaired and/or dual sensory impaired people, whether or not they are registered, and to be aware of their carers needs in this respect. Work with adults from the age of 18 from a wide range of service user groups, including older adults, learning disability, mental health, Asperger’s and physical disability.

To maintain a service user caseload and provide rehabilitation services consistent with assessed needs.

To have an understanding of safeguarding policy and procedure, to alert to safeguarding concerns and support in safeguarding inquiries.

To identify and recommend specialist rehabilitation services, equipment, home adaptations and initiate requests for other community care services.

To issue appropriate aids and equipment, to promote service user independence and health and safety.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies (or equivalent).
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 36 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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