Habilitation Specialist

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Closing date: Monday 28 August 2023
Location: Surrey
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £30,000-£35,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: TBC

Are you passionate about ensuring children and young people have the skills they need to reach their full potential?  Do you thrive on working in a team that offer a holistic approach?  Would you like to work for a local Surrey charity that has the flexibility to work in a variety of different ways to meet the needs of children, young people who have vision impairment or multi-sensory impairment and their families?

We are looking for a qualified Habilitation Specialist to work within a multi-disciplinary team, alongside other qualified Habilitation Specialists.

We are Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey – an ambitious charity offering a lifetime of support to people who are blind or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing.  Our mission is to support people to overcome their day-to-day challenges, achieve their potential and lead an independent life.  Established in 1922, we are a countywide charity based in Fetcham, near Leatherhead.

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 training opportunities available.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Pension contributions matched up to 6% using the Pensions Trust.
  • Annual flu vaccinations and an eye test every two years with a contribution towards work related glasses.
  • A growing range of other staff benefits.
  • A fun and friendly team!

Applicants are welcome from people holding Specialist Graduate Diploma in Habilitation (Children and Young People) or equivalent qualification.  However, we would also welcome applications from qualified Rehabilitation Workers who are interested in studying for the habilitation top-up qualification.

For further details of this role, please see the job description.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service will be required which we can arrange following job offer.  Mileage is paid at 45 p per mile.


For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Sight for Surrey website: https://sightforsurrey.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

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