Rehabilitation Worker for the Visually Impaired Trailblazer Apprenticeship Briefing

9 June 2017
Source: RNIB

April 2017 Overview This briefing gives an overview of what the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard is, how it affects different organisations and progress to date regarding the rehabilitation worker for the Visually Impaired Apprenticeship Standard. What is the Trailblazer programme? As part of the government’s ambition to have 3 million apprentices by 2020, they have created the Trailblazer Programme. What is

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Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Committee

21 February 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation and Low Vision Committee

Please find attached the papers for the VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Committee, the details of which are as follows: Date: 21 February 2017 Time: 1230 – 1530 (Note: earlier than usual time of 1300 – 1600) Venue: Meeting Rooms 2 & 3, Lower Ground Floor, RNIB, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE Prior to the meeting, please have a look at

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Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Cmte, 210217
Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Cmte, 210217
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Rehab & Low Vision Cmte, 241116
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Rehab & Low Vision Cmte, 241116
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Attach 3 - Action Log For VISION 2020 UK Rehab & Low Vision Cmte, 210217
Attach 3 - Action Log For VISION 2020 UK Rehab & Low Vision Cmte, 210217
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Attach 4a - Item 3 - Notes Of VISION 2020 UK Rehab & LV Sub Cmte Effectiveness Of Rehab Study, 160117
Attach 4a - Item 3 - Notes Of VISION 2020 UK Rehab & LV Sub Cmte Effectiveness Of Rehab Study, 160117
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Attach 4b - Item 3 - RNIB Research Day 2014 Notes
Attach 4b - Item 3 - RNIB Research Day 2014 Notes
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Attach 4c - Item 3 - Future Research Main Themes
Attach 4c - Item 3 - Future Research Main Themes
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Attach 5 - Workplan For VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Cmte 2016-17 Revised Dec 2016
Attach 5 - Workplan For VISION 2020 UK Rehabilitation & Low Vision Cmte 2016-17 Revised Dec 2016
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Attach 6 - NHS Accessible Information Standard Review
Attach 6 - NHS Accessible Information Standard Review
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Henshaws Seven Steps Poster A2 A1 A0 Manchester
Henshaws Seven Steps Poster A2 A1 A0 Manchester
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Henshaws Seven Steps Poster A4 A3 Manchester
Henshaws Seven Steps Poster A4 A3 Manchester
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Update on the development of an apprenticeship standard for a Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment) from Josh Feehan. Project Manager – Evidence and Service Impact. RNIB .

19 December 2016
Source: RNIB

Dear All, As you will all be aware, we are currently in the process of developing an apprenticeship standard for a Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment). This standard is being developed as part of the government’s Trailblazer initiative to create more employer-led apprenticeships.  During the summer the expression of interest was approved and we are now seeking comment on the apprenticeship

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Trailblazer Standard Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment EG Approved 12.16
Trailblazer Standard Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment EG Approved 12.16

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Caerphilly Council Vacancy: Rehabilitation Officer Visual impairment (ROVI)

26 October 2016

Application closing date: 10/11/2016 Location: Caerphilly SalaryGrade 9 (£29,033 – £32,164) Pro rata Package: Part Time, Permanent, 21 Hours Job description: The Physical Disability and Sensory Impairment Team, is seeking to recruit a permanent part-time Rehabilitation Officer Visual impairment to join the existing sensory impairment service. The service works with individuals over the age of 18 and covers all areas

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1 X Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment
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BID Services Vacancy: Freelance Qualified Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Worker

19 September 2016
Source: BID Services

Location: Northumberland Salary: up to £30 per hour depending on experience (plus mileage) BID Services are keen to engage with experienced qualified rehabilitation workers that can commit to working in the Northumberland area with people who have a visual impairment on an ad-hoc basis. You will have a current DBS certificate and possess appropriate insurance cover. Visit our website to

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Blind Veterans UK: National sight loss charity hosts tour at Brighton centre for senior eye health professionals

9 August 2016
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Staff at Blind Veterans UK’s care and rehabilitation centre in Brighton hosted a tour for Ramesh Sewoodhary, Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmic and Adult Nursing and Lavona Dampies, Lead Nurse from the Ophthalmology Theatres at Royal Berkshire Hospital on Friday 5 August 2016. Blind Veterans UK provides rehabilitation and training for veterans at three centres, in Brighton, Llandudno and Sheffield.  At

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Henshaws, Vacancy: Specialist Rehabilitation Officer

8 July 2016
Source: Henshaws

Harrogate Closing date: Wednesday, 27th Jul 2016 Hourly rate: £13.87 per hour, £25243.40 per annum Working Hours: 37 per week Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 statutory holidays Location: Henshaws College, Harrogate At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times

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