Rehabilitation Officer for Visually Impaired People (ROVI)

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Closing date: Tuesday 28 November 2023
Location: Derby, DE1 1UR
Hours: Full-Time and Part-Time
Salary: £33,150 per year
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: None. Rolling advert so please apply as soon as possible.

Sight Support Derbyshire is looking to recruit a qualified Rehabilitation Officer(s) to be part of our dedicated team supporting the delivery of high quality services for blind and partially sighted people in Derbyshire.

You will need to be a ‘self-starter’ and able to work on your own initiative to ensure that the services run smoothly and deliver the required outcomes. You will carry out holistic person-centred assessments of need and provide rehabilitation programmes for orientation and mobility, communication, and independent living skills for visually impaired people.

We are ideally looking for someone to work full time, but we are happy to consider part-time applicants if we can recruit to the total hours we need. We can offer flexibility in work patterns. (Please telephone if you wish to discuss options before applying.)

It is essential that you are a qualified rehabilitation worker, holding one of the profession based qualifications available through national training establishments. You should be registered or willing to register with the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network.

Extensive travel is an essential part of the role, and as many areas in the county are hard to reach by public transport, it is likely that access to a vehicle will be needed (own car or Access to Work).

We can offer you a challenging and rewarding environment, a competitive salary and pension, and generous annual leave entitlement. You will be part of a friendly, helpful and supportive team who are all dedicated to improving the lives of visually impaired people.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal discussion call Claire Winfield CEO, on 01332 292262

For an application pack, please email:

Sight Support Derbyshire is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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