Current Vacancies at Headway

Brain Injury Support Worker – Part-time Benfleet, Essex

We are seeking motivated and compassionate support workers to join our dedicated team. You will be working in our day centre providing therapeutic and post-rehabilitation activities for adults with acquired brain injury.

You will be expected to:

  • Key-work individuals; identifying support plans, setting goals and carrying out reviews.
  • Liaise with other professionals, agencies and organisations.
  • Be involved with activities such as planning and running, day centre activities and evening Social groups.
  • Assist clients with personal care requirements.
  • Oversee the administration of medication.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate computerised records.

You will have:

  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Be educated to GCSE grade 4 or above English and Maths or equivalent

Ideally you will have:

A minimum of 2 years experience of working in a health or social care setting, and/or an NVQ Level 2 in health and social care, or equivalent or a relevant degree e.g. psychology.

You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, have two suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy and the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory enhanced criminal records check.

  • 28 day holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Continuous on the job training
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Sick pay
  • Long Service Awards
  • Salary £18,540 to £21,500 (pro-rata) dependent on experience

Our Mission

Is to ensure everyone living with the effects of 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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