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Rehabilitation Officer - Visually Impaired

  • Job reference: ROCC
  • Location: Bodmin, Cornwall
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Rehabilitation Officer needed for Cornwall Council, £24 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - Full or Part Time available
Pay rate - £24 ltd an hour
Team - Visually Impaired
Location - Liskeard, Bodmin or St. Austell

*To be responsible for undertaking all Rehabilitation Officer tasks within national and departmental prescribed timescales and standards
*To manage own caseload with appropriate supervision and support
*To accept responsibility for work with complex cases where customers might be vulnerable or at risk
*To provide a full assessment, information and advice service. To work with the customer empathetically to assist them to cope with their sight loss and adjust to living with a disability
*To undertake statutory Sight Impaired and Severely Impaired registrations. To enable Cornwall Council to maintain the register of sign impaired and severely sight impaired individuals
What is required?
*Skills in assessing the needs of visually impaired adults
*Skills in mobility training, accessing the community and provision of specialist equipment to assist the visually impaired or those with complete loss of sight to maintain independence
*UK Driver's License and Access to Car
*Degree/diploma in rehabilitation work or equivalent recognised qualifications
*Ability to work under pressure, to take responsibility
*Extensive experience of rehabilitation work with visually impaired people

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.