- Various Locations, ML1 1AB
- £36,073 - £41,592 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
INTERNAL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY VIA MYSELF
This vacancy is internal and open to applications from employees of North Lanarkshire Council and Associated Employers* only. The "Apply now" button is not activated for this role. Please log into your MySelf account for further instructions on how to apply as an internal candidate.
*Fusion Assets, NLP LLP
North Lanarkshire Council is committed to delivering positive outcomes and supporting the welfare of adults and children within our communities.
We are currently recruiting for a Rehabilitation and Mobility Officer to join our team based in Airdrie Locality Support Services, however, you may be required to work from any Social Work Office throughout North Lanarkshire.
You will provide a rehabilitation and mobility service to people with sensory impairments and work in an integrated way with social work and health colleagues, third sector and other statutory agencies, to provide a quality assessment and care management service to people with sensory impairments, other disabilities, their families and carers.
You will also provide specialist rehabilitation services to this care group, which includes assessment and care management and provision of appropriate rehabilitation package's
In addition you will produce reports, assessments, care plans and interventions in line with demand and service priorities and record all work undertaken in accordance with service policy and procedures.
Possession of a Dip. H.E./foundation degree in rehabilitation studies (visual impairment) or postgraduate diploma in low vision rehabilitation or equivalent is essential.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 27 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub
North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a Smarter Working Policy.
Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.
*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
North Lanarkshire Council is committed to #KeepingThePromise. This means that if you have ever been in care (looked after at home with a social worker, lived with a relative other than your parents, experienced foster, residential or secure care) you are entitled to a guaranteed interview for this post, as long as you meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description. This is one way North Lanarkshire is demonstrating our commitment to supporting Care-Experienced People.
The Plan for North Lanarkshire is to be the place to live, learn, work, invest and visit. The Council recognises that work is an important part of adult life and is critical to our wellbeing and shaping how we live. The Fair Work Convention’s Framework defines Fair Work as work that offers effective voice, fulfilment, opportunity, respect and security. We believe Fair Work can boost creativity, realise untapped potential and increase productivity. To find out more click on the link.
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The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process: Easy Read – My NL
***PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVS IN PLACE OF THE APPLICATION FORM. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY YOU MUST ENSURE AN APPLICATION FORM IS SUBMITTED. ANY CV SUBMISSIONS WILL BE DISREGARDED.***