Vacancy: Senior Community Support Worker (North)

Are you ready to join a growing dynamic team and change lives for the better?

Location: Based in Peterborough and required to work across sites in North Cambridgeshire and Fenland with occasional travel to Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire.

Salary: £22k per annum

Responsible For: for leading the delivery of a range of Headway Cambridgeshire’s services across Peterborough, Fenland and North Cambridgeshire. You will provide a range of services designed to aid recovery and rehabilitation and promote independence.

Headway Cambridgeshire is looking for a highly motivated, adaptable professional to join our team providing specialist services to people with a brain injury. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within an energetic and creative organisation.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of delivering services which promote enablement and personal growth. They will have a facilitative approach to all aspects of work, leading by example and developing both staff and clients to their full potential. A confident communicator with strong leadership skills, they will work collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop services to meet the needs of people with a brain injury. The role will also include key working, leading client reviews, report writing and some personal care.

This role would suit someone with a social care, rehabilitation, health, psychology or occupational therapy background.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 May 2021.

Interview date: Monday 17 May 2021

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Post completed Application Form to:

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

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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.


Thank you for the support and advice that you have been giving my husband. This has in turn taken a lot of pressure off me and has helped me through his bad days and angry spells.
Christine, wife of Headway client