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Job Alert

April 23

ROYAL SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND LIVERPOOL

The Royal School for the Blind (RSB), Liverpool offers educational placements for children with visual impairments and moderate to severe learning disabilities. Placements at the school are for both day and residential children.
It is the aim of the School to provide the highest educational and care opportunities for all our children. The ages of the children range from 2 – 19 years old.

Habilitation and Mobility Officer
Start Date: Summer Term
Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience.
Location: Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ
Hours: Negotiable
Contract term: Negotiable


We require the services of a Habilitation and Mobility Officer to maximise the independence of children and young people with visual impairments through targeted Mobility and Life Skills training. We are looking for a motivated and suitably experienced person to contribute to our sensory services on site. This is an opportunity to work with a committed team that supports children with a range of visual impairments and complex needs.

The role is to review the needs of all children and develop individual programmes based on their needs, provide support and training for staff to contribute to the programmes, actively engage in relevant meetings, liaise with a range of professionals and support parents.

You will have excellent communication skills, be a team player, keen to promote the needs of our children, the school’s vision and to strive for excellence across all age ranges of the School. It is desirable that you will have experience of working with children with multiple disabilities, emotional and behavioural difficulties and visual impairment. You will have a flexible outlook, be enthusiastic and have good listening skills with the ability to be firm but compassionate in nature. The successful candidate will have a nationally recognised qualification in habilitation of children and young people.

The School and Residential provision are rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
If you would like to apply for job opportunity, please request a service specification for further details and then submit an application in writing. Your application should cover the following elements:
• An overview of yourself
• Details of your qualifications and experience, including copies of qualifications;
• How you would establish the role at the Royal School for the Blind;
● How you would deliver the outcomes as specified in the service specification
● Three relevant references;

Last day to be considered: Friday 25th May
Applications will be considered and a meeting with the Head of School arranged to discuss in more detail if deemed suitable.
The post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For further information about us please visit our website  www.rsblind.org

For a service specification please email alison.quirk@rsblind.co.uk (please CC vanessa.lawrence@rsblind.co.uk)

Return applications to: Email: alison.quirk@rsblind.co.uk (please CC vanessa.lawrence@rsblind.co.uk) or post to
Alison Quirk, The Royal School for the Blind Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ. Tel: 0151 733 1012