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Are you passionate about making a difference to people’s lives following a brain injury?


Do you have an interest in brain injury, psychology, cognitive rehabilitation, mental health and wellbeing, and have a naturally caring and motivational approach to helping others?


This is much more than just a carer or support worker role!


If you would like to work in a unique and rewarding job where you get to provide specialist support for people to recover and rebuild their lives after brain injury, then this is the job for you.


We welcome applications from anyone who has excellent interpersonal skills, a can-do attitude, the ability to motivate and empower, to problem solve and use their initiative. In return we provide specialist brain injury training, learning and development opportunities, regular supervision, 28 days annual leave (pro rata), pension scheme, flexible working.


About Us:

Headway Bath & District provides specialist rehab and support to adults who have suffered acquired brain injuries, along with their family members and carers.


We offer a variety of day services, groups, virtual support and 1:1 outreach rehab support – in people’s homes or in the community. We provide our specialist services across Bath & North East Somerset, and parts of Wiltshire, and work closely with local health and social care services. Our day centre and main office is located in Bath. 


We are looking for someone to join our team on a part-time basis, and although the basic contract available is for 8 hours per week, there is flexibility on this, and there are likely to be more hours available.


Job details:

Responsible to: Operations Manager

Hours of work: 8 hours per week (hours/days flexible) with potential for overtime

Job Type: Fixed term contract 12 months (to be extended subject to funding)

Pay: £10.50 per hour

Job benefits: 28 days annual leave pro rata (including bank holidays), time off in lieu, pension scheme, regular training and supervision.


*This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance

*A car driver with access to own vehicle is required for this post



Job purpose:

To assist people with acquired brain injuries in their rehabilitation and recovery by supporting them to improve independent living skills, cognitive rehabilitation, and social engagement, to maximise independence and quality of life. 


This will involve preparation and planning of activities, 1:1 support and participation in group sessions. Duties are conducted either within our day centre, in individuals’ homes or out in the community, across the BANES and North/ West Wiltshire regions


To listen to and understand the needs of clients and help agree and create support plans


To understand the risk management process including identifying safeguarding concerns and preparing risk assessments


To monitor progress and update support plans / I-Statements on a regular basis


To assist in the development of activities, progress monitoring and adhere to all reporting procedures


To work as an effective member of a supportive and cohesive team.



For a full job description, person specification and application form, or if you would like an informal chat about the role, please email Carla Snell on or call on 07985 412 133. 


We look forward to hearing from you!

Rehabilitation Assistant


£10.50 per hour


8 hours per week (flexible)

Contract Type:

Fixed term 12 months - possible extension


Bath and North East Somerset, and parts of Wiltshire, some remote working

Close Date:

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Email Contact:

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