Headway Suffolk

Ipswich Hub 01473 712225

Bury Hub 01284 702535

Recruitment

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BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION ASSISTANTS – COMMUNITY

  • Hours:  Flexible and negotiable working hours available
  • Salary (Community):  Starting rate of £8.16 per hour
  • Area:  Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas

Headway Suffolk requires Community Brain Injury Rehabilitation Assistants to support clients with their independence at home or in their local community.

Our clients have a range of difficulties following their brain injury or neurological condition, which can include cognition, mobility and dexterity impairment.

Your role will be to promote and enable clients’ independence through daily living skills at home and in the community, which can include laundry, shopping, appointments, money management, medication and personal hygiene.

Your role will also be to promote and enable clients’ independence through taking part in leisure activities. This can be socialising in a cafe or pub, walking, going to the cinema or to a local club or event, improving fitness at a leisure centre or health club, or taking part in sports.

It is very rewarding and motivating work by making a positive difference to people’s lives through rehabilitation where you are given time to give quality care and support. You will typically spend a couple of hours at a time with a client.

Applicants should have a genuine desire to help people, a friendly, respectful and caring approach to care, the ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds, patience and a sense of humour, a willingness to learn and should be reliable and flexible.

At least a year of experience in care is desirable and a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care is an advantage but not essential as you will be expected to undertake the qualification.

A full, clean driving licence with business class 1 insurance is essential for this position.

Community staff are paid mileage (at 45p), expenses and time travelled.

Apply:  Submit CV to pennytansley@headwaysuffolk.org.uk outlining your desired hours in a covering letter. Contact Penny on 01473 276121 for more information.


BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION ASSISTANTS – HUB

  • Hours:  Full and part time working hours available
  • Salary (Hub):  Starting rate of £7.55 per hour
  • Area:  Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas

Headway Suffolk requires Hub Brain Injury Rehabilitation Assistants to support clients within a team in a Hub setting.

Our clients have a range of difficulties following their brain injury or neurological condition, which can include cognition, mobility and dexterity impairment.

Your role will be to promote and enable clients’ independence through rehabilitation activities using practical skills within the Hub.

Your role will include resourcing, planning and delivering such activities within the team.

This can include basic skills, crafts, fitness, cooking, music, IT, drama, communication, memory and recall activities.

It is very rewarding and motivating work by making a positive difference to people’s lives through rehabilitation where you are given time to give quality care and support.

Applicants should have a genuine desire to help people, a friendly, respectful and caring approach to care, the ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds, patience and a sense of humour, a willingness to learn and should be reliable and flexible.

At least a year of experience in care is desirable and a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care is an advantage but not essential as you will be expected to undertake the qualification.

Apply:  Submit CV to pennytansley@headwaysuffolk.org.uk outlining your desired hours in a covering letter.  Contact Penny on 01473 276121 for more information.

APPRENTICESHIPS

Join the Headway team as apprentice and get your career in health and social care started today! Contact us on 01473 712225.

STAFF TESTIMONIAL VIDEOS

Staff Profile Video 6 (Trina):  Trina has had progressive roles in 8 years at Headway, and has a bold ambition.
Staff Profile Video 5 (Theresa):  “I go home with a smile on my face” says Theresa, after a day’s work at Headway.
Staff Profile Video 4 (James):  James has just completed his first year as an apprentice and, in his words, “loved it”.
Staff Profile Video 3 (Nicola):  Nicola is Training & HR Co-ordinator after career progression at Headway.
Staff Profile Video 2 (Dawn):  Dawn has recently been promoted to Deputy Domiciliary Care Manager.
Staff Profile Video 1 (Lisa):  Lisa has worked at Headway Suffolk for 10 years.