SW3647 - Rehabilitation Worker (Deaf)Vacancy posted: Monday, 10 October 2016
Salary: £27,433 - £30,481
Location: Falkirk (Town)
Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: FLK02009
A new and exciting opportunity now exists for a qualified Rehabilitation Officer to work across the Falkirk Council area.
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing services to Falkirk Council's sensory
impaired population. The service works with adults and children, and the team work very closely with colleagues in Opthalmology services at FVRH.
As part of the sensory impairment service you will be expected to undertake assessments of the
individual needs of visually impaired people and their carers, and develop appropriate rehabilitation programmes and care plans. You must have the ability to undertake a full range of skills, training, including daily living skills, communication skills, assessments in a variety of settings.
Applicants must hold a Certificate\Diploma in Rehabilitation studies or equivalent.
Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
About Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south.
The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth.
The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of ÃâÃ£344.8 million for 2012/2013.
Falkirk CouncilÃ¢Ã¢â¬Ã¢â¢s aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.
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