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SUPPORT WORKER (PART TIME) closes 15/02/22

HABILITATION OFFICER (PART TIME) closes 22/02/21

SUPPORT WORKER (PART TIME)

Salary circa £21,840 pro rata depending on experience

Part-time post 22 hours per week

MertonVision is a local charity providing services to people with a visual impairment in Merton. We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton.

We are looking for a Support Worker who must have excellent communication and IT skills. Your role will be to support the Working Age Outreach Worker in her duties and provide support to overcome digital and practical tasks which may be difficult due to her sight loss. Part of the role is to visit visually impaired people in their homes so a car driver/owner is essential.

We can offer you a challenging, developing and rewarding environment, and a competitive salary.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role we’d love to hear from you.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We encourage applications from all members of the community.

                      Closing date: 15/02/2021                     Interview date: Week commencing: 22/02/2021

Job description and person specification: Support Worker Job spec Jan 2021

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to: info@mertonvision.org.uk

For further information contact The Office Manager, MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon road, Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2DX. Tel: 020 8540 5446. Email: info@mertonvision.org.uk

MertonVision is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

www.mertonvision.org.uk   Merton Voluntary Association for the Blind    Registered Charity Number 1075388

HABILITATION OFFICER (PART TIME)

Band 6 (Actual Salary Range £32,400 to £37,500) depending on qualifications and experience

7 hours per week pro rata

We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton.

MertonVision is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and committed Habilitation Specialist to join our successful team within the Sensory Service, supporting children and young people with visual impairment across the borough.

This is an opportunity to work with a committed team which supports children with visual impairment through Primary and Secondary Resources and outreach, to families and settings.

Your role will be to support the habilitation needs of these children and young people. You will develop individually tailored programmes and training based on the identified needs of children and young people 0 – 25 years. You will ensure positive transitions from home into all settings including into adult services as appropriate. You will work in home, school and public settings with children, their families and a range of professionals.

We encourage applications from all members of the community.

The successful candidate will have a nationally recognised qualification in Habilitation training for children and young people with a visual impairment

Closing date: 15/02/2021                                  Interview date: Week commencing: 22/02/2021

Job description and person specification

AnchorPlease apply with your CV and covering letter by 15/02/2021 to: info@mertonvision.org.uk

For an informal chat concerning applications please call Kevin Gregory, Services Manager

MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, SW19 2DX Tel 020 8540 5446

www.mertonvision.org.uk Merton Voluntary Association for the Blind  Registered Charity Number 1075388