Vacancy: Community Support Worker (South)

Headway Cambridgeshire is looking to recruit Community Support Workers to join our team for work across the county. We are particularly in need of workers in the Fenland, Hunts and Cambridge area just now.

Location: Cambridge City and South

Salary: £18 to £20K depending on experience.

Responsible For: Delivery of client focused psychosocial individual and group support interventions across Headway Cambridgeshire services to enable people to achieve their goals.


Headway Cambridgeshire is a well-established local charity providing holistic, person centred support and services to people with a brain injury.

We are looking to recruit highly motivated male and female Community Support Workers to work within our dynamic team at Headway Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Community Support Workers provide support to clients to enable them to achieve their goals in the community.

These could include:

* Re-learning how to use public transport

* Learning how to use the local library

* Meal planning and shopping

* Budgeting

* Managing cognitive challenges

* Researching and identifying appropriate community facilities

* Support into volunteering

Successful candidates should ideally have relevant experience of working in a support role or relevant community work, flexible communication skills and a good level of written English. An ability to show an understanding through experience of the client group would be an advantage. Other relevant experience will be considered as Brain Injury Training will form part of the induction process.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 May 2021.

Interview date: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Download Job Description

Download Person Specification

Download Application Form

Post completed Application Form to:

HR, Headway Cambridgeshire, The Old Maltings, Ditton Walk, Cambridge, CB5 8PY

Download Application Form (online version)

Email completed Application Form (online version) to: hr@headway-cambs.org.uk

For further details contact: Sharon Buckland, Service & Development Manager, on 01223 576550 or e-mail sharonb@headway-cambs.org.uk

Applications by our form only, CVs will not be considered.

Ever since Headway has been involved, my son’s life has completely turned around.
Chris, Headway client