VACANCY: GENERAL THERAPY HELPER
Headway Birmingham & Solihull are a leading Acquired Brain Injury Charity.
We are excited to be starting a new service in April 2023. This will be a Wellbeing Hub, where as part of their programme, brain injured people will be able to access Physiotherapy, SALT and a variety of Wellbeing sessions. This will be in small groups and on a 1 to 1 basis.
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 seeking someone part time, but there is the opportunity for this to grow into a full time post if they so wish. This postholder would need to be able to develop the services and manage the small team, so similar experience would be advantageous.
Location: Birmingham & Solihull. Based at our Hub in Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield. The candidate must be prepared to work at any Headway site (Moseley and Rubery) on pre-agreed occasions and in client homes.
Salary: £22,141 - £24,373 pa Pro Rata-dependent on qualification and experience (Band 3 Equiv)
Hours: 14 hours per week – Monday & Tuesday (TBC) 7hrs per day - flexibility required
Date Posted: 21/01/23
Closing Date: 10/02/23
Job Summary: -
To work as an integrated part of the multi-professional team (Physio, OT and SALT).
You will be supported by specialist therapists to deliver a range of therapy programmes both 1 to 1 and to small groups of clients.
To deliver/support wellbeing sessions were required.
Contribute to the setting of appropriate treatment goals in liaison with the therapists and the client
Experience and requirements: -
NVQ/QCF level 3 in healthcare or equivalent /Practitioners Diploma or BTEC or equivalent
Previous experience of working with people with disabilities and knowledge of brain injury is desirable, but not essential.
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:
please submit a full CV detailing education and employment to date along with a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability and experience for the role to email@example.com or
request an application pack from firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to have an informal conversation about this opportunity you can contact our Personnel Department 0121 457 7541