Work with us

If you would like to make a difference to the lives of clients living with an acquired brain injury in Sussex, why not consider working for us? You can find our latest vacancies listed here.

Our current vacancies


We have a team of staff based around Sussex working in roles ranging from outreach support, adult social care, counselling and administration. We also have a valued team of volunteers who help with day-to-day activities, as well as volunteer Trustees who help govern and steer the charity.

We welcome any enquiries from people interested in a career in supporting people living with a brain injury.  Full, part-time and sessional vacancies will be advertised here as well as on our social media pages and recruitment websites serving Sussex. If you have a specialist skill or a transferable skill and you want to join our team then let us know. We need you to be a car driver please or to travel reliably to and from work venues.

Community Wellbeing Support Workers

Would you like to be a member of our Community Living Well Team?

Are you a true people person, reliable, flexible, caring and motivated? Keen to make a very positive difference to other people’s lives?

Our charity supports adults living with a brain injury to rebuild lives and live well. We need to support more people in town communities across Sussex. We’re looking for people to join our team on a full-time or part-time basis (21hours +), working Monday to Friday.

If so, please read more on the link below and we look forward to hearing from you.

Part-Time Accountant - Interim or Permanent

We urgently need an experienced hands-on Accountant to continue to support the work we do. You will ideally have worked in the charity sector before or want to make a move to a future career in the rewarding not-for-profit sector. You will be able to engage directly with our clients, staff and external colleagues.

The role offers the chance to contribute a combination of skills as a key player in shaping our finance function with a new Client Service System about to launch.

You can work from home with flexibility and also make your mark in supporting CEO and Board level working with a great bunch of professional, supportive voluntary Trustee Directors.

You will need to hold an Accounting or AAT qualification and have relevant experience in use of an accounting system. With excellent Excel skills you will be competent in analysing and interpreting financial information and be highly organised with meticulous attention to detail. In return you will enjoy a good level of autonomy in representing us and will have scope to develop in line with your own aspiration.

If you are interested please just call for an informal discussion – we welcome all enquiries:- Jennie Musgrove, CEO on 07741 855 009

Facilities & IT Lead

We have an opportunity for someone with excellent IT skills and experience of managing facilities and health and safety, who can take responsibility for leading the implementation of our case management database and ensuring the safety of everyone involved with our services.

Your role will include the administration of the CRM system, developing policies, carrying out risk assessments, investigating incidents, providing IT support to the team, supervising mandatory training and recruiting volunteers.

Our team supports the reablement and wellbeing of people living with acquired brain injury and their families.

Headway is now operating Sussex-wide and gearing up to grow, so we need to ensure a safe environment and effective working practices for all our staff and service-users across the county.

If you would like to work in a friendly, forward-thinking, specialist charity, and you think the role is for you, please….

  • email a short summary of your interest with your CV to Jennie Musgrove
  • or email to request a call back

Interviews will be arranged in response to expressions of interest

This can be a full or part-time role.  Salary: £25k  for full time 37.5 hours (pro-rata for part-time)

Volunteer Trustees

Do you live in West Sussex? Can you help lead and develop our specialist charity?

We hope to find new voluntary Trustees with experience in the following areas and will warmly welcome your enquiry:

  • Property or Development
  • HR & People Management
  • Digital and IT
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • NHS and Adult Social Care

Our very special charity supports people living with an acquired brain injury and their family carers. Established for 32 years we need to continue to grow to reach new town communities and help more people in West Sussex.

We would like to hear from people who are dynamic and can inject new ideas, particularly from women and others in LGBTQ and minority ethnic communities.

Can you bring a health, care or business perspective to our decision-making? You may have lived experience of brain injury or be a carer or be from an under-represented background.

For an informal chat or for more information please call our Chair of Trustees, Michael Gaughan on 07796 140 963.

Get Involved

We are developing as a membership organisation and invite you to join us. If you’d like to make a difference why not become a member, make a donation, volunteer, sponsor an event or even organise your own! We can’t do what we do without community support. We always need skilled volunteers and welcome anyone keen to fundraise for Headway.