Apprenticeship – Vision Rehabilitation Specialist

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Closing date: Monday 03 June 2024
Location: Surrey
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: Apprenticeship Salary £23,495 Qualifying Salary Range £30,000 to £35,000
Interview date: 10/06/2024

Apprenticeship – Vision Rehabilitation Specialist X 3

36 hours per week

Apprenticeship Salary £23,495

 Qualifying Salary Range £30,000 to £35,000

(Mileage to be paid at 45p per mile)

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey has been established for over 100 years and is the major provider of services for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted, and deafblind in Surrey.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Vision Rehabilitation Specialist. The successful candidate will start as an apprentice on a full-time fixed term contract while completing a 2-year apprenticeship course and off the job training.

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship course, you will be employed as a Qualified Sensory Specialist Worker on a permanent full-time contract supporting people with vision impairment and/or combined sight and hearing impairment.

As an apprentice your starting salary will be £23,495 and upon successful completion, salary for a Qualified Sensory Specialist Worker is £30,000 to £35,000

You must be committed to academic learning and able to work towards a professional qualification. You will receive a dedicated workplace mentor who will support you in your learning and off the job training.

You will join a network of learners internally and externally. Working alongside a highly supportive and compassionate multi-disciplinary team, passionate about promoting accessible services for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted, and deafblind.

You will be learning with our preferred provide Apprenticeships | VR2024 ( who offer a bespoke online learning platform with learning days in London.

If you would like to know more about the recently revised apprenticeship, please follow the link below.

Enrolment starts May/June or September/October 2024

We can offer you:

  • A generous annual leave allowance (full time annual leave entitlement is 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays).
  • Investment in your development, with this qualification and workplace mentoring
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Pension contributions 6% matched with the Pensions Trust.
  • Annual flu vaccinations and an eye test every two years with a contribution towards work related glasses.
  • Wide range of training opportunities suitable for your role.
  • A growing range of other staff benefits.
  • Student membership with Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network Ltd
  • A fun and friendly team!

A Disclosure and Barring Service will be required which we can arrange.

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 3rd June 2024

Interview Date: Monday 10th June 2024

For an application pack please contact Sophia Eyre,  or by post to Sophia Eyre, Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey, KT22 9JX.  For further details please telephone 07396 820 717.

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident. Website:

Registered Charity No: 1121949, Company No: 06309405

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey website:

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