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Rehabilitation Officer Vision Impairment

Employer: London Borough Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council

  • Reference: R004691
  • Published on: Tue 08/08/2017 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 05/09/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £27,198 - £31,998 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Richmond Upon Thames

The London Boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who work together in a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

The Rehabilitation Officer Vision Impairment plays an important role in the Access team providing effective, accessible, customer-focussed support in relation to sensory loss. This involves providing accurate assessment, planning and providing rehabilitation support including daily living skills, mobility training, equipment provision, communication support and low vision assessments as well as providing good quality information and advice to people contacting via telephone, correspondence and in person.

ROVI’s support independence and informed choice by providing pertinent information and advice covering a range of topics including: care and support; prevention of needs; finances; health; and safeguarding.

ROVI’s deliver and evaluate professional rehabilitation interventions to people with vision loss or dual sensory loss to enhance their skills and confidence to maximise their independence.

For an informal discussion please contact Service Manager Peter Young at or 07958 596718.

Closing date: 05 September 2017

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

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