VACANCY: WELLBEING/THERAPIES CO-ORDINATOR
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: £32,442-35,007 pa Pro Rata-dependent on qualification and experience (Band 6 Equiv)
Hours: 15 hours per week – Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday TBC (5hrs per day - flexibility required
Date Posted: 21/01/23
Closing Date: 10/02/23
Job Summary: -
To ensure the daily wellbeing & Therapy programmes/rotas are adequately organised and run efficiently and contribute to future planning and development of the services and systems.
To work as an integrated part of the multi-professional team (Physio, OT and SALT).
To at all times take responsibility for safety and wellbeing of clients at the Wellbeing Hub.
To provide an accomplished OT service as required as part of the overall ABI services
To supervise and support the Therapists and Therapy Helpers
To deliver/support wellbeing sessions were required.
Experience and requirements: -
To possess a qualification in either Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, accreditation British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists or CBT or Occupational Therapy Post Grad
Willing to manage own continued learning and registration
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, and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability and experience for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org or
request an application pack from email@example.com
If you would like to have an informal conversation about this opportunity you can contact our Personnel Department 0121 457 7541