Headway Birmingham & Solihull are looking to recruit a FLOATING ACTIVITY ASSISTANT to work Monday to Friday (25 hours per week) across our 3 hubs based at Headway House Centre in Moseley, Headway site in Rubery and Sutton Coldfield as required.

Location: Birmingham & Solihull

Salary: £12,077pa, grade 4 pay spine 10 (dependent on age and experience)

Hours: 25 hours per week – Monday - Friday

Duration: Permanent

Date Posted: 22/12/21

Duties include: -


  • Plan, prepare and run training sessions within the agreed programme to include areas of educational skills, IT, BI deficits, art & crafts, social skills, communication and attending college courses & social activities

  • Update records after sessions.Produce reports and feedback as required, ensuring confidentiality and discretion.

  • Ensure clients are always supervised and responding to daily occurrences during on- and off-site activities.

  • To predominantly cover offsite activities with an occasional need to cover onsite group sessions with clients.

  • Current First aid At Work and Driving Category D1 license would be advantageous but not essential

  • Previous work with groups of disabled individuals in the community would be advantageous


An interest or understanding or various sports would be advantageous along with previous experience of working with people with disabilities and knowledge of brain injury.

Previous experience of working with people with disabilities required and delivering activities an advantage.  Experience and knowledge of brain injury is desirable.

NVQ or similar Level 2/Train the Trainer etc. or willing to gain a Level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care at own expense.  Desirable brain injury experience.


We offer competitive salary, extensive induction, training and ongoing mentoring and support to our workers.


We will require an enhanced DBS disclosure, expense of which will be met by employer.


Download full JOB PACK


To formally apply, please either:-


Download our APPLICATION FORM and email to  or post to

Personnel Department, Leighton House, 20 Chapel Rise, Rubery, Birmingham. B45 9SN



Submit a full CV detailing education and employment to date, and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability and experience for the role against the criteria provided in the person specification. Please include your interest and motivation in applying for this position. 

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this opportunity you can contact our Personnel Department;

  • Donna Rowe on 0121 457 7541


If selected for interview you will be required to supply further information and complete our internal Ethnic Monitoring Form.