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Recruitment

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunity employer, Head First welcomes applications from all sections of the community, and seeks not to discriminate on any grounds. At Head First we fully value diversity and promote equality of opportunity and endeavour to continually uphold these values. We select all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Some roles we advertise meet the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants for these roles who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (an Enhanced Disclosure) before an appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as unspent and spent convictions which are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions Order) 1975 (as amended).

Working for Head First

The benefits of working for Head First include the provision of ICT equipment, software and support, matched enhanced auto-enrolment pension contributions, accidental death in service insurance, accident and illness insurance, occupational sick pay, a competitive holiday allowance, a generous annual personal training budget and regular clinical supervision. (Some benefits require qualifying service).

Our Case Management service is supported by experienced in-house Administrative, Human Resources, Finance and Payroll personnel.

For information about advertised Case Management and Admin vacancies within Head First, please contact Human Resources on 01580 752275, or email hr.team@head-first.org

Working for Head First’s clients

Support Worker vacancies include details of who to contact on a job-by-job basis below.

Brain Injury Clinical Case Manager Role
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Our work includes setting rehabilitation goals with clients and Support Workers in the home setting; facilitating the client's and family's adjustment to the injuries; recruiting, training and supporting support workers; and managing care regimes. Training opportunities for continuing professional development are offered both internally and externally, and clinical supervision and training are provided by our Clinical Supervisors.

All applicants for the role of a Brain Injury Clinical Case Manager must be qualified in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Social Work or Nursing etc. and currently be registered to practice in the UK. You will need to have experience of working with brain injured adults and/or children, and have an understanding of their needs, and the needs of their families.

After a period of office-based training and induction, most of our Case Managers are given the opportunity to work from home. After this period, all Case Managers are required to attend our offices in Hawkhurst four-weekly for in-house training, and at least one further day per fortnight to provide support in the office and to participate in clinical supervision sessions. All Case Managers will be included on our out-of-hours on call duty rota. Our client base is predominantly the South/South East and London and the Home Counties, and clients are allocated, where possible, within reasonable travelling distance of the Case Manager’s home address.

Case Management roles are full time - 37.5 hours a week.

Details of current Case Management opportunities will be posted here as they arise. Please check back regularly for updates.

* We may consider offering trainee positions to those applicants who would require additional training, supervision and experience in order to reach the level of competence and confidence required of a Case Manager.


Admin
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Our Case Management service is supported by experienced in-house Administrative, Human Resources, Finance and Payroll personnel.

Details of current vacancies and how to apply will be posted here as they arise.

Please check back regularly for updates.


Support Worker Information
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As and when necessary, we recruit Support Workers on behalf of our clients. Whilst we manage the recruitment, employment and payroll on behalf of the client, the Support Worker is officially employed by our client. Every client's needs are different, and so Support Worker hours, roles and responsibilities can vary greatly.

Details of current vacancies for Support Workers, and how to apply will be posted here as they arise.

Please check back regularly for updates.


Current Vacancies

 

Clinical Vacancies

CM RECRUITMENT: HF/10/16

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Support Worker Vacancies

FEMALE SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED - A FULL-TIME TEAM LEADER AND PART TIME SUPPORT WORKERS - PURLEY AREA

Click here to download information re Support Worker & Team Leader job ref: UU/06/17

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Click here to download Job Description & Person Specification re Team Leader job ref: UU/06/17

PART-TIME AND BANK SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED - FOREST ROW

Click here to download information SXS/03/17

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TEAM LEADER/SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED - BURGESS HILL

Click here to download information re job ref: MC/04/17

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PART-TIME FEMALE SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED - GUILDFORD

Click here to download information re job ref: TRO/06/17

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PART-TIME AND BANK FEMALE SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED - CAMBRIDGE

Click here to download information re job ref: GLM/06/17

Click here to download Job Description & Person Specification re job ref: GLM/06/17