Vacancy: Senior Practitioner - hospital liaison and supported discharge

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

We have a vacancy for a Senior Practitioner – hospital liaison and supported discharge.

Salary £20 to £25K per annum, depending on experience. 37 hours per week.


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 post will involve working within the Cardinal team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital to provide information and at Peterborough Hospital to provide advice and support to people with a brain injury and their families and carers.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of delivering services which support clients and their families. They will have an analytical approach to all aspects of work, identifying new opportunities and developing a post-discharge pathway from hospital to community. A confident communicator with strong leadership skills, they will have experience of health & social care work and the ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to deliver services to meet the needs of people with a brain injury.


This position is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Interviews will be held on 5 & 6 October 2020 (please state availability in application).

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Post completed Application Form to:

HR, Headway Cambridgeshire, The Old Maltings, 135 Ditton Walk, Cambridge, CB5 8PY

Download Application Form (online version)

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


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

For further details contact: Sharon Buckland

01223 576550 or e-mail sharonb@headway-cambs.org.uk


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