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Rehabilitation Officer – Visual Impairment: Vision Rehabilitation Specialist

This vacancy is eligible for a joining bonus of £1,000.

Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Flexible  
Interview date: TBC

We are seeking qualified Rehabilitation Officers to work with visually impaired adults in our Northumberland Service.

As part of the role you will:

  • Meet and support service users by undertaking comprehensive assessments to identify the options available to meet their needs
  • Manage own case load
  • Undertake case recording
  • Develop person centered support plans linked to outcomes
  • Provide professional/appropriate advice and assistance to the service users and when required signpost them to other services

To be successful for this post:

  • Have experience of working with visually impaired people
  • Be able to undertake needs led assessments, rehabilitation,
  • Able to manage a comprehensive case load
  • Be able to use the internal database. 

It is essential that you have a Diploma in Rehabilitation studies.

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with a visual impairment and hold a full driving license* with access to a vehicle, then we would like to hear from you (*reasonable adjustments are in place for people with a disability).

Apply now

To apply for this role, you can email your CV to us with a supporting statement, apply online or complete our application form and email this to us. If you are Deaf, we welcome applications in BSL. Find out more here.