08/27/2021Return to view all job openings
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist/ Assistive Technology Specialist
Background: The Conklin Davis Center is unique to the United States. It is a residential facility located in beautiful sunny Florida near the beaches. The facility is 27,000 square foot building located on 8 acres. The facility contains 16 dormitories, 3 apartments and many classrooms. The grounds are outstanding with wheelchair accessible nature trails, waterfall, pond and gazebos and greenhouses. The center is designed to serve blind individuals who have an additional disability, such as hearing impairment, cognitive or other disability in addition to blindness. The program is centered on obtaining skills to become employed and live independently. Our success rate is approximately 85%.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Rehabilitation Teaching from an accredited college or university
Certification from AER (CVRT)
Experience preferred, but not required
Work effectively with clients on a one-on-one basis or in small groups
Assess Clients’ functioning levels and develop an individualized training plan for each client
Teach daily living and assistive technology skills to clients with multiple disabilities
Familiar with various adaptive devices for assistive technology and daily living instruction
Develop individualized independent living plan for assigned clients enrolled in the Center’s AT & Independent Living Programs.
Provide independent living instruction on an individualized and small group basis
Assist with the reviewing & revising the AT/Independent Living Curriculum
Maintain and update all assigned required client records
Prepare reports as required by the President/CEO.
Assist with maintenance of educational supplies and low vision aides and devices inventory
Assist the clients in identifying and purchasing appropriate aides
This is a full-time 40 hour a week position. Work hours are flexible. The agency has been in existence for over 30 years and is located in beautiful sunny Central Florida near beaches and the Florida attractions.
Health insurance with Blue Cross