Merton Vision: Habilitation Officer

Merton Vision: Habilitation Officer

Job titles: Habilitation Officer

Salary: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: 7 hours per week (flexible)

Closing date: Friday 31 August 2018

Interviews date: week commencing 10 September 2018

MertonVision is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and committed Habilitation specialist to join our successful team within the Sensory Service, supporting children and young people with visual impairment across the Borough of Merton.

This is an opportunity to work with a committed team that supports children with visual impairment through Primary and Secondary Resources and outreach to families and settings.

Your role will be to work in the Sensory Service supporting the habilitation needs of children and young people with a visual impairment. You will develop individually tailored programmes and training based on the identified needs of children and young people 0 – 25 years. You will ensure positive transitions from home into all settings including into adult services as appropriate. You will work in home, school and public settings with children, their families and other professionals.

The successful candidate must have:

Nationally recognised qualification in Habilitation training for children and young people with a visual impairment.

To receive further information and an application form please contact the Office Manager, MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, SW19 2DX

Tel: 020 8540 5446