Job Vacancies

Our friends at Headway Luton are looking for one Senior and one Junior Rehabilitation Support Worker to join their team.

Senior Rehabilitation Support Worker:

Headway Luton has a male client in his early forties who sustained a brain injury resulting in physical, cognitive and communication difficulties. He currently lives in the family home and requires support to meet his care needs and implement his therapy rehabilitation programme, guided by his Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist to develop his independence.

Headway Luton is looking for Senior Rehabilitation Support Workers to be part of an established support team. The role will include leading the shift whilst working with junior staff, providing training to junior staff and suggesting suitable activities for the client. You will support him through all daily activities including personal care, therapy appointments, leisure pursuits and cognitive rehabilitation based activities. There will be supervision and support sessions from the Clinical Psychologist as required.

Headway Luton particularly requires support for either, or all, of the following: weekdays, Saturdays and evenings at present with the intention of implementing sleeping nights in the future.  Where possible they will look to offer set weekly shifts to fit with the team and your availability.

The successful candidate will offer:

  • Have experience with clients with brain injuries or clients with physical/cognitive/behavioural difficulties
  • Experience of working with a multi-disciplinary team and/or in a community setting
  • A psychology degree or working toward a Psychology, OT or Physiotherapy qualification would be ideal
  • A good sense of humour
  • An open, flexible and creative approach to the role
  • An interest in current affairs, music or sport is also ideal
  • Ability to act on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to maintain clear concise records
  • A clean driving license is essential

In return Headway Luton can offer:

  • Great rates of pay – £18/hr with enhanced rates for weekends
  • Comprehensive fully funded training package
  • On-going supervision
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Generous annual leave allowance and sick leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to work alongside experienced therapy team
  • Opportunity to work in a small, bespoke friendly team on specific goals to make a difference to the client’s life
  • Opportunity to gain experience for OT, Physiotherapy or Clinical Psychology Training.

For further details please contact Louise Hawkley at Hawkley Rehab on 07818 051025 or email  louise@hawkleyrehab.co.uk 

Junior Rehabilitation Support Worker 

Headway Luton has a male client in his early forties who sustained a brain injury resulting in physical, cognitive and communication difficulties. He currently lives in the family home and requires support to meet his care needs and implement his therapy rehabilitation programme, guided by his Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist to develop his independence.

Headway Luton are looking for Rehabilitation Support Workers to be part of an established support team. The role will include working with a Senior worker to provide support through all daily activities including personal care, therapy appointments, leisure pursuits and cognitive rehabilitation based activities. There will be supervision and support sessions from the Clinical Psychologist as required.

Headway Luton particularly require support workers for either, or all, of the following: weekdays, Saturdays and evenings at present with the intention of implementing sleeping nights in the future. Where possible they will look to offer set weekly shifts to fit with the team and your availability.

The successful candidate will offer:

  • Preferably have experience with clients with brain injuries or clients with physical/cognitive/behavioural difficulties
  • Experience of working with a multi-disciplinary team and/or in a community setting
  • A good sense of humour
  • An open, flexible and creative approach to the role
  • An interest in current affairs, music or sport is also ideal
  • Ability to act on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to maintain clear concise records
  • A clean driving license is essential

In return Headway Luton can offer:

  • Great rates of pay – £12/hr with enhanced rates for weekends
  • Comprehensive fully funded training package
  • On-going supervision
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Generous annual leave allowance and sick leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to work alongside experienced therapy team
  • Opportunity to work in a small, bespoke friendly team on specific goals to make a difference to the client’s life
  • Opportunity to gain experience for OT, Physiotherapy or Clinical Psychology Training.

For further details please contact Louise Hawkley at Hawkley Rehab on 07818 051025 or email  louise@hawkleyrehab.co.uk

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