Current Vacancies at Headway

Brain Injury Case Worker – Full Time £20k per annum

For over 35 years Headway Essex has specialised in supporting people living with acquired brain injury.  Our person centered approach means our clients are at the heart of the work we do, providing support and advice at every stage of their recovery post hospital discharge.

We are looking for an experienced health and social care professional, who is prepared to travel around the county; leading support group meetings, conducting client assessments, providing support and advice to adults with ABI and their carers to help them lead a fulfilling life.

As and when required you will provide back up support running activities provided by the North Essex Day Service.

NVQ Level 2 or above in Health and Social Care or an equivalent is essential.

Educated to ‘O’ level (or equivalent) English and Math standard

You will need to have experience of working in an environment supporting clients with diverse needs.  You will have good IT skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers and others from a range of health/ social care, and community organisations.

You should have a good understanding of safeguarding and health and safety.


  • Weekday work Monday to Friday
  • Enrolment into our Pension Scheme
  • Mileage allowance in line with company policy
  • Time off in lieu for any overtime worked
  • Death in Service benefit

This post is subject to the right to work in the UK, a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.

Headway Essex is an equal opportunities employer.

If you want to be part of our friendly staff and volunteer team who improve the lives of adults living acquired brain injury, apply today and send your CV and covering letter to:

We are looking for an early start in September, so shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received.  We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

All applications will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Statement –

Our Mission

Is to ensure everyone living with the effects if acquired brain injury has the opportunity to lead a fulfilling life.

Our Vision

Is, through our work:

  • People with acquired brain injury will fulfil their potential
  • Families and carers will be better able to cope with their caring roles
  • The wider community will understand the cause and effects of acquired brain injury

As with many local charities, we rely on local fundraising to assist us in maintaining a high level of care and support. If you are interested in helping in anyway, we would love to hear from you.

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