Current Vacancies at Headway

CURRENT VACANCIES

 

VACANCIES – Benfleet, South Essex

 

For over 35 years, Headway Essex has specialised in supporting people living with acquired brain injury.  Our person centred 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 a proactive charity, whose services are always in demand.  Following a successful application, we are delighted to have been awarded funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to set up a new day service in South Essex – This is an exciting opportunity and we are actively recruiting individuals who will share our passion for supporting adults living with acquired brain injury in their local area and responding to their needs.

 

 

ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT – Part time 15 hrs per week – £17.5k (pro-rata) per annum

We are looking for a highly motivation individual who will be providing activities relating to education, self-development and social rehabilitation for adults with acquired brain injury.   You will be integral to the smooth running of the service, assisting with training and supporting volunteers and providing administrative and telephone support as necessary.

 

Qualifications/Experience

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

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

Previous experience of working in an environment supporting clients with diverse needs is highly desirable.

You should have an understanding of safeguarding and health and safety.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER (South Essex) Full Time 37.5 hrs per week £20k per annum (part time considered min 30 hrs)

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 South Essex Day Service.

 

Qualifications/Experience

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, 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.

 

Benefits

Weekday work 9.00 to 17:00

Enrolment into our Pension Scheme

Mileage allowance in line with company policy

Time off in lieu for any overtime worked.

Death in Service benefit.

 

These posts are 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:

admin@headwayessex.org.uk 

Shortlisting for these roles may take place as applications are received.  We therefore reserve the right to close these vacancies once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

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

We would also appreciate if all applicants could complete a diversity monitoring form which will be supplied upon application.

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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