Advocate for Adults with a Brain Injury (Lead Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Navigator)

Pay Scale: £26-29k pro rata
Hours of Work: Full Time (37hrs per week)

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Headway Oxfordshire is a registered charity (No 1156538) based in Kennington, Oxford and
affiliated to the national organisation Headway (UK).

Our aim is to improve the lives of those affected by brain injury in Oxfordshire and surrounding areas, by providing a range of effective support services. We presently have a vacancy for a Lead ABI Navigator.

This role has recently been developed as part of a new and exciting project entitled the
Oxfordshire ABI Support Service (OASS). As the Lead ABI Navigator, you will be supporting
the development of this project and leading a small team to make the positive outcomes a
reality. You will be making a significant and lasting impact in the lives of those affected by
brain injury, their family and carers. You will be assisting their journey through clinical
services, supporting their transition from hospital to community settings and assisting them
to maximise their community integration, longer term. Getting to see the real-world impact
of your work is one of the joys of this role, as is working creatively with our friendly and
supportive staff team.

We are looking for a highly committed professional who can demonstrate a track record of
leading staff teams and developing/managing projects. You will be an effective advocate
and support worker in your own right and able to support other staff to attain the required
level of skill and output. You may have experience of working as a Social Worker, OT or have
a nursing qualification. Could this person, be you? In this key role, you will act as a
representative of Headway Oxfordshire whilst working within hospital environments,
Headway Oxfordshire’s facilities and with the general public. You will have excellent
communication skills and the ability to organise and work to the needs of individuals. As
such you will need to be self-motivated able to effectively engage with different teams
(including clinicians and social workers) to maximise positive outcomes for our client group.

A flexible working package will be considered.

To apply, please fill out the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to opsmanager@headway-oxford.org.uk 

If you have any questions, please call 01865 3326263.

Closing date for is 5pm Friday 11th September