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Rehab Assistant

20-35 hours per week

£12.50 per hour

3% contributory pension

25 days holiday pro rata per annum in addition to public holidays.

The post-holder will be based at Headway Surrey’s centre, at Headway House, 21 North Road, Guildford, GU2 9PU.  Occasional remote working may be offered either permanently or ad hoc with Services Coordinator’s prior agreement.    

3 months probation

On the job training will be provided at all times to help develop your skills and knowledge. 

After successful completion of probation, the post holder will be required to undertake a self-study Brain Tree Training Course, called Cognitive Rehabilitation for Professionals which will be paid for by Headway Surrey.  Assignments, exercises, and self-tests are included throughout the coursework—some of which are mailed or emailed to a course tutor for feedback.  Headway Surrey will provide 2 hours a week paid study time.  The course should be completed within 6-12 weeks.

Training on Headway Surrey’s CRM database, Charitylog will be given.

A clean driving licence must be held.   Car mileage allowance for travel to meetings in connection with work

JOB PURPOSE:                               

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Carry out tasks allocated by the Services Manager;
  • assist the Rehab Coordinators with a range of administration tasks and session support.
  • support clients during workshops and with other admin tasks.

A Rehab Assistant will play a key role in achieving Headway Surrey’s objectives by supporting the Rehab Team to achieve our vision and mission:

Vision - To be known as the go to place for acquired brain injury in Surrey.  Supporting people in Surrey from all circumstances with traumatic and acquired brain injury, their carers, and families, are supported to improve their quality of life by optimising recovery and maximising independence.

Mission – Headway Surrey supports people with head injuries, their families, and carers, and promotes understanding of the implications of head injury throughout Surrey.

ROLE OVERVIEW 

The key areas of responsibility include:

To support Centre Day Workshops which run on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-2.30pm.  Under the direction of a Rehab Coordinator and with the assistance of volunteers:

  • Prepare worksheets for clients.
  • Support clients to complete worksheets.
  • Help to present sessions.
  • Stimulate conversation and managing correct behaviour in a classroom environment.
  • Oversee other sessions throughout the day, which may include art, boardgames, discussions, brain injury education workshops etc.

To attend team meetings as required, either in-person or zoom.

To provide administration support to enable new enquiries (clients and carers) to access Headway Surrey’s rehab services.   Undertaking assessments after training has been completed.

To record accurately all details on CRM (CharityLog), eg. documents, medical evidence, client contract forms, GDPR consents, details of phone calls, emails etc. 

To support clients to complete Brain Injury ID Card application forms, issued by Headway UK. 

To support clients by liaising with adult social care or Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) and signposting where appropriate.

As part of the team, you are required to clean and tidy the centre, as necessary.

INITIALLY                     

To undertake an induction program given by the Services Manager and other members of staff.  Observation of sessions, training on CRM, telephone system and other processes/systems.

OTHER TASKS                                

As a small organisation we plan carefully, but sometimes, medical and unplanned absences may present themselves.  We may need you to cover / help the team.  Training will be given, so that you are prepared for these eventualities.

To provide occasional support in the wider administration duties of the organisation as directed by the Office Manager.

Headway Surrey is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is based solely on a person's merit, skills, experience and qualifications directly related to professional competence.  Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of disability, age, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

How to apply

For an informal telephone discussion ring 01483 454433 maggee@headwaysurrey.org 

To apply, please send your CV and a short email, highlighting anything that will support your application to show why you are a great fit for our job.     

No closing date:  Position needs to be filled as soon as possible.  2 interviews (1 on zoom and 1 at the Guildford centre), references, DBS check.

Send to Maggee Fulleylove, Joint CEO maggee@headwaysurrey.org


 

Temporary Supply Brain Injury Teacher and Support Worker  

 

WORKING FROM:                  New Headway House, North Road, Stoughton, Guildford, Surrey GU2 9PU.

 

JOB PURPOSE:                       To cover long-term staff sickness in a temporary supply role. 

 

The role will be to deliver when needed a group session(s) to 10-12 adult clients with brain injury on a Thursday and also related client admin.  

 

The group have a mid-morning session from 11am-12noon on issues that impact their lives and living with brain injury.  The role will involve delivering sessions and holding group discussions on memory skills, information processing strategies, managing fatigue, behaviour and emotions, assertiveness, planning and well-being, etc.

 

The afternoon session is held from 1-2.30pm which is a mixture of art, board games, boccia, cooking or discussions.  This is mainly client led.  All sessions are supported by volunteers.

 

Some client admin may be involved, such as preparing worksheets, making telephone calls, sending emails and recording of details, issues arising and individual goals etc on Charity Log CRM system (training will be given).

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:                   CEO/Office Manager

 

CONTRACT:                            Temporary supply hourly contract

 

HOURS PER WEEK:                3-6 hours per week

 

HOURS OF WORK:                 Thursday 9am-3pm

 

HOLIDAY:                               25 days pro rata

 

PROBATION:                                1 month

 

SALARY:                                          £15 p h.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                 After induction:

  • To deliver Thursday 10-11am day centre sessions and/or afternoon sessions 1-2.30pm.

 

  • To plan session activities in conjunction with Rehabilitation Coordinator.

 

  • To ensure centre sessions start and finish on time.

 

  • To report to Office Manager any significant issues or safeguarding issues arising from the sessions and if applicable record on CRM.

 

  • To ensure the safety and welfare of individuals supported by Headway Surrey.

 

  • To ask volunteers to support individuals during session.

 

  • To ensure the main room is tidy and resources for sessions are ready.

 

  • Client admin may include telephone calls and email and recording on CRM.

 

  • To have weekly check-in and supervision with Office Manager as required.

 

  • To carry out other reasonable duties relating to the role as directed by the Office Manager.

 

INITIAL KEY TASKS                 To undertake the basic induction program provided in-house which will include familiarisation of centre and observing a Headway Surrey Centre Day being run by another member of staff, plus CRM training.

                                                          

OTHER                                    No personal care of clients is undertaken.  Clients who need this type of support will have a PA/carer in attendance.  

 

Headway Surrey is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is based solely on a person's merit, skills, experience and qualifications directly related to professional competence.  Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of disability, age, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

For an informal telephone discussion ring 01483 454433 maggee@headwaysurrey.org 

To apply, please send your CV and a short email, highlighting anything that will support your application to show why you are a great fit for our job.     

No closing date:  Position needs to be filled as soon as possible.  2 interviews (1 on zoom and 1 at the Guildford centre), references, DBS check.

Send to Maggee Fulleylove, Joint CEO maggee@headwaysurrey.org


We hope to have more vacancies soon, please get ahead of the game and send us your CV and a covering letter. Send to enquiries@headwaysurrey.org 

 


Get in Touch

If working for Headway Surrey interests you, then please send your CV and a short covering email stating whether you are looking for volunteering or paid full, part time, bank or occasional sessions to enquiries@headwaysurrey.org 

Please also view our volunteering vacancies. 

Headway Surrey is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is based solely on a person's merit, skills, experience and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of disability, age, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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