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Community Support Worker Vacancies

Friday, September 27, 2019

About Us: Headway Shropshire is a Registered Charity providing care, support and rehabilitation to people with acquired brain injuries within Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and the surrounding areas.

Job Summary: To provide personal care and rehab support to people with an Acquired Brain Injury; to enable them to live within their own communities and to empower them to live as independently as possible. You will become part of the highly regarded ABICS (Acquired Brain Injury Care and Support) Team, which prides itself in providing a first class, personalised service for our clients.

Pay Scale:

Day £8.40-£8.69 Depending on Experience (NVQ/QCF) Higher rates available with specific service users.

Sleep Nights

Wake Nights  £9.69ph - £10.20ph depending on experience.

Hours: Monthly Contractual Hours (16-37 hour contracts per week)

Working Patterns: 5 days over 7 with every other weekend off

  • Bonuses
    Mileage paid at £0.30p per mile
Travel time paid at £8.40-8.69ph.
  • Mobile phone allowance provided (£10 per month)
  • 28 days holiday pro rata
  • Free DBS checks
  • 4 weeks paid induction program
  • Paid Training
  • QCF training program available
  • Care certificate program
  • In House training provided
  • A friendly and supportive working environment


  • Vehicle and full driving licence.
  • Smart Phone.

To apply for the position of Community Support Worker, please complete the application form on the link below


Alternatively you can send an updated CV with full employment history via email to


Headway Shropshire Job Vacancies

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Name of Post:                       Community Care/Support Worker


Office Base:        Headway Shropshire, Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 5HJ.


                                    (Working throughout the Shropshire &Telford area)


Salary:                         £7.50 per hour unqualified

                                    £8.34 per hour – Level 2 QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care (Adults)

                                    £8.50 per hour – Level 3 QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care (Adults)


Hours of work:         Full Time and Part Time positions available.

Monday-Sunday inclusive.

Flexible: Additional hours may be required.


Annual Leave:         28 days pro rata


Accountable to:        Registered Manager


Revision of Job        The Job Description can be reviewed following consultation between the post‑holder and the Registered Manager           


Job Summary:          MUST be car owner/driver


To provide care and support to people with an Acquired Brain Injury, thereby enabling them to live within their own communities and to empower them to live as independently as possible.

                                    You will become part of the highly regarded ABICS (Acquired Brain Injury Care and Support) Team, which prides itself in providing a first class, personalised service for our clients.


Additional Information:


Excellent Annual Leave allowance

30p per mile. We pay mileage and travel time between clients.


Main Duties


            To carry out individual programmes with clients based on clients’ needs and strengths.


            To attend to clients’ personal care needs as they arise.


            To assist with keeping clients homes clean.


            To maintain individual client records.


            To assist clients with daily living skills (cooking, cleaning, shopping, budgeting).


            To assist clients with mobility and exercise.


            To initiate activities with individual clients.


            To plan activities and provide structure and choices with clients


            To keep the ABICS Registered Manager and Chief Executive fully informed of any issues arising for clients.


            To offer emotional support to clients.


            To identify risk and risk assess situations.


            To liaise with other organisations and agencies when necessary.


Additional Duties



            To contribute to review meetings about clients.


            Any other duties as reasonably required by the organisation.


            Undertake training as deemed necessary by the Chief Executive.



To apply please send your C.V. and covering letter to Kerry Lord at


Headway Shropshire

Holsworth Park,

Oxon Business Park,




Or email





Person Specification






  •   Car owner/driver

 - First Aid qualification or willing to work towards NVQ II or III in Health & Social Care





  • - Must be able to assist clients with personal care and mobility if required (including clients who use wheelchairs)



  • - Working with people with disabilities in either a professional or voluntary capacity.






  • - Ability to communicate in a professional capacity and retain confidential information.


  •  - Ability to complete forms and reports.




Personal Qualities:

- Able to take initiative and to organise and motivate individuals.
  • - Able to work unsupervised.
  • Patient.
  • - Must be able to organise others and themselves, especially with daily living skills (to enable clients to cook, wash, budget etc.)
    • - Common Sense


  •   - Out‑going personality.
  •   - Good social skills.
  •   - Sense of humour.
  •   - Good listener.
  •   - Competent literacy.
  •   - Caring nature.



Essential criteria will need to be evidenced before offer of employment.


Due to the nature of the work being with vulnerable adults any person appointed will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Scheme enhanced check.

Community Support Workers

Wednesday, March 09, 2016



Community Support Workers required due to expansion
Car Owner / Driver essential
Various hours available
Working throughout Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin
Experience not nececessary as full training given
Please see job description via link below

Community Support Workers Full Job Description

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to






Headway Shropshire logo

Headway Shropshire

Holsworth Park

Oxon Business park



United Kingdom


Tel:   01743 365565

Fax:  01743 365563

Email: admin@headwayshropshire.org.uk

Headway Shropshire is a Registered Charity (No. 1100376) and is a Company Limited by Guarantee

(No. 4884834) registered in England.