Blind Veterans UK: Vacancy: Rehabilitation Services Manager

31 August 2017
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Closing date:             Wednesday 6 September 2017   Blind Veterans UK Logo

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Brighton Centre for a forward thinking Rehabilitation Services Manager to lead the development and delivery of our holistic, bespoke rehabilitation service for our Blind Veterans.

35 hours per week

Brighton, with occasional UK travel

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Brighton Centre for a forward thinking Rehabilitation Services Manager to lead the development and delivery of our holistic, bespoke rehabilitation service for our Blind Veterans.

You will provide leadership (including clinical leadership) to our multidisciplinary health and wellbeing teams, including Rehabilitation Support; Sports and Wellbeing.; Rehabilitation (Visual Impairment); Technology; Art and Craft and Activities. These teams provide our beneficiaries with assessment and rehabilitation programmes, focusing on maximising independence, improving wellbeing and engagement in meaningful activity.

You will also be responsible for the delivery and development of our engaging themed rehabilitation weeks, along with our weekly in-house activities and evening entertainment programme for members staying at the centre.

As part of our Brighton Centre Leadership Team, you will share responsibility for creating a highly positive and solution focussed culture, reflecting the Charity’s values and vision for leading change. Together with the Centre Leadership Team you will be part of setting the future direction of our Centre.

You will have real drive, excellent relationship building skills and the desire to embrace our “one team” ethos, along with the ability to inspire and develop our multidisciplinary teams.

An experienced people manager, you will have an understanding of how meaningful activity can be used to maximise wellbeing. You will have a rehabilitation qualification in a related discipline, such as Occupational Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitative Studies (VI) etc, or equivalent experience.

This position is subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks.

Benefits include free life assurance, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite gym and swimming pool, employee assistance programme, free parking, a generous pension scheme and an excellent working environment.

Closing date:             Wednesday 6 September 2017
Interview date:         Tuesday 12 September 2017

To apply, please submit your CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of this role to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

Or if you prefer, please download the application form and personal details form below. Both completed forms should be returned to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

Blind Veterans UK believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We deliver life-changing services to vision impaired ex-Service men and women in the UK.

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