Caseworker

Headway East London
Title
Caseworker
Job Reference
CW-0622
Organisation
Headway East London
Borough
Barnet,Camden,Enfield,Haringey,Islington
Location
E2 8AX with travel across North/East London
Salary
£26,107.32 pro rata
Sector
Care Homes (Residential and Nursing)
Hours
Part Time
Closing Date
08/07/2022
Posted 58 days ago

Caseworker

Are you passionate about advocacy and social justice? We're looking for a Caseworker to join our team at an exciting time of growth. You'll be supporting brain injury survivors and their families in a variety of ways: through our support groups, our Better Together project at the Royal London Hospital and through information provision and advice related to a number of issues including benefits, housing, finances and more.

About Us

Headway East London (www.headwayeastlondon.org) is a charity supporting people affected by brain injury. Working across 13 London boroughs we offer specialist support and services for survivors and their family. We offer therapies, advocacy, family support and community support work alongside our day service: a community venue where people can make the most of their abilities and interests. We also promote awareness and understanding of brain injury by providing information to the public, and offering training to university students, professionals and businesses. Our vision is to build a community where people with brain injury are valued, respected and able to fulfil their potential.

Your Role

Deliver Casework & Family Support services for people affected by brain injury in a variety of settings across Headway East London’s catchment area. Support people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and/or their families through appropriate advice, information and advocacy services. • Manage a caseload of referrals in a flexible and holistic way, responding to each individuals needs and circumstances. • Become familiar with our waiting list and allocate time/systems to triage and complete information gathering assessments. • Be approachable and empathetic to all stakeholders and maintain a welcoming environment. • Make appropriate referrals to other HEL services, social services, local authorities, statutory agencies, advocacy services, community rehabilitation teams & others

About You

Are you passionate about advocacy and social justice? You'll be supporting brain injury survivors and their families in a variety of ways: through our support groups, our Better Together project at the Royal London Hospital and through information provision and advice related to a number of issues including benefits, housing, finances and more.

Your benefits

You'll also gain access to a range of employee benefits available to all Headway staff.

Apply or Information

Please submit your application form to recruitment@headwayeastlondon.org by the closing date 9am 8th July. Interviews will take place 14th July.