Rehabilitation Worker - Visual Impairment

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
PE7 3AZ
Seven Healthcare £ 33.0 - 33.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 33.0 - 33.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
18 Aug 2021

Job Description

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Rehabilitation Worker to work with people with a visual impairment in the Peterborough area. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £33.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The post holder will provide assessment of adults and older people with a visual impairment living in the community. The role will identify the need for specialist interventions which will include rehabilitation, simple and complex equipment needs and mobility training taking into account the needs of the client and their relatives and carers. Emphasis will be placed upon rehabilitation, health promotion, equipment and adaptations, access technology and assistive technology where appropriate, while maintaining links with other members of the team and health care professionals. The post holder will work under the guidance and support of a senior occupational therapist within the team to gain best practice and consolidation of knowledge and liaise with specialist VI workers within Cambridgeshire.

Key Responsibilities:

To perform a specialist Rehabilitation Worker role with people with a visual impairment and a range of health, social, psychological /psychosocial needs and who have been referred through the Adult Early Help referral system.

To assess the functional needs of people with a visual impairment and those with a Dual Sensory loss and deaf/blind people in the community as well as people who have been newly certified/registered as sight/severely sight impaired.

Work with visually impaired people who have additional sensory or complex needs, such as people with a dual sensory loss,deaf/blind, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, those with mental health issues (recognition of the cumulative effect of additional disabilities). To liaise with other specialist workers and promote working.

* To develop, implement and review rehabilitation programmes to enable service users to achieve independence, maximise potential and resolve difficulties with their physical, emotional and social environment.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: A relevant degree.

* 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: 37.5 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.

Ref: 52771

Job Details

Rehabilitation Worker - Visual Impairment

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 33.0 - 33.0 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
18 Aug 2021

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