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Assistant Manager - Occupational Therapist Qualified  

Headway Birmingham & Solihull are a leading Acquired Brain Injury Charity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Manager (Occupational Therapist Qualified) to join our Team. The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Service offers brain injured people a steppingstone back into society, promoting independence and supporting recovery across our 3 Hubs located in

Moseley, Rubery and Sutton Coldfield  

Our clients will have been through formal clinical rehabilitation, however, for many, whilst this can be the start to getting on the road to recovery, they often have some specific issues that need further support.

An acquired brain injury can be a journey travelled for the rest of their lives and they may find they have changing needs at different points of the journey.


We are looking for a qualified, enthusiastic and self-motivated Occupational Therapist with excellent leadership, interpersonal and organisational skills who is confident in motivating others and who can manage multiple tasks and pressures to meet company objectives


Location: Birmingham & Solihull. All 3 Hubs (Headway House, Moseley/ Leighton House, Rubery/ Sutton House, Sutton Coldfield) or any other community activities..

Salary: £35,015 -37K for full time, (pro-rata) - (£23,556.00pa actual for 25 hrs) depending on experience/qualifications and age

Hours: 25 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Duration: Permanent

Date Posted: 15/01/24

Closing Date: 19/02/24


Job Summary: -

  • To jointly (with other Manager) oversee day-to-day operations of all HUBs and activities in the community under ABI programmes, ensuring we meet staff ratios and high-level activities.

  • To ensure efficient co-ordination of the daily activity programmes, risk management and the client welfare.

  • To be responsible for delivery and development of client areas – e.g. assessments/reports and outcome monitoring of clients across all Hubs.


Experience and requirements: -

  • Have an Occupational Therapist qualification and ILM Level 5 Management qualification (or be working towards a relevant management qualification)

  • Have knowledge and experience of OT Work Assessments, planning, and leading activity sessions.

  • Have previous experience of working with people with disabilities and knowledge of brain injury (desirable)

  • Have a full UK driving licence, full use of own car and business insurance.

  • The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS, the cost of which will be met by the employer.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment and many benefits to our staff.

To formally apply:

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this opportunity you can contact our Personnel Department 0121 457 7541(option 5), Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9am - 3pm.

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