Habilitation Specialist (CYPVI)
Salary Range: £23,398pa - £32,486pa
Job Number: HCC08004
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date: 14/06/17
Integrated Services for Learning is part of Hertfordshire's Children's Services. It is a multi-disciplinary service comprising, specialist advisory teachers, educational psychologists and specialist support staff, statutory SEN services and Educational Support Centres.
We currently have an opportunity for a Habilitation Specialist within SEND Specialist Support Services. You will plan and deliver programmes that develop the orientation and mobility skills, and independent living skills of children who have a visual impairment. This will involve working with children in schools and pre-school settings county-wide and with parents.
You need experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs, particularly visual impairment. Knowledge of mobility work is advantageous.
You will preferably already hold the recognised Graduate Diploma, Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People). If you do not hold the qualification you will be expected to obtain this within three years.
You’ll need to be flexible and have excellent interpersonal skills. We offer a supportive working environment, specialist training and a lease car is available.
For an informal discussion, please contact Liz Cullen on 01707- 320697
Closing date: 14th June 2017
Interview Date: TBC
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and enter job number HCC08004.