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Senior Habilitation Specialist

Salary: £16,000 per annum (Full time equivalent salary £32,000 p.a. pro rata)

Part-time: 18 hours per week, mileage to be paid at 40p per mile

Sight for Surrey are pleased to announce they will be expanding their Children & Young People’s Service following a successful grant from the National Lottery and Children in Need.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Habilitation Specialist who will supervise and support a small team of Habilitation Specialists to co-ordinate all aspects of the provision of Habilitation (Mobility and Independent Living) training for Children and Young People who are vision impaired or have a multi-sensory impairment. The post holder will also have responsibility for assessing and delivering mobility and other independent living skills of children on their own case list. The children/young people will be aged 0-25 years and living within the county of Surrey or who attend a Local Authority Surrey school with a VI unit.

The post holder will need to have a Specialist Graduate Diploma in Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People) or equivalent qualification which specifically meets all the learning outcomes arising from the ‘Quality Standards’ and have been qualified for a minimum of three years. For further details of the role please see the job description. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service will be required which will be arranged.

Closing date: 3 January 2020

Interview date: 28 January 2020

For an application pack for the above post or for a copy of the application form in word, please contact Sandra Chenery by email:, Tel. 01372 869962, Fax: 01372 360767.   Alternatively you may download the forms and job description from the links below:

Senior Habilitation Specialist Job Profile

Application Form Senior Habilitation Specialist

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Please send your completed application form, equal opportunities form and signed GDPR Privacy Notice to Sandra Chenery, email address as above or by post to Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey KT22 9JX.

Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident. Registered Charity No: 1121949, Company No: 06309405

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