Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Officer

Location Brentwood, Essex, England
Salary £23 - £25 per hour
Discipline
  • To undertake specialist visual impairment assessments with the visually impaired person to identify their needs and aspirations to promote independent living.
  • To monitor the waiting list for service users with visual impairment waiting for assessment or information and advice.
To refer to other professional teams, agencies i.e housing, social care and voluntary organisations where further assessment or support is needed in these areas.
  • To plan a programme and support plan to meet the assessed rehabilitation needs which may include:
  • Communication maximising residual vision for reading and writing and exploring the use of equipment for listening and guidance.