Working with us

Are you seeking a career where every day you can make a profound impact on people's lives? At Headway - the brain injury association, we are dedicated to supporting individuals affected by brain injuries and their families.

Working at Headway means more than just a job; it's an opportunity to contribute to a cause that matters. Every task you perform, every project you undertake, directly supports individuals on their journey to recovery and rebuilding their lives after a brain injury.

Join our team and be part of a compassionate, mission-driven organisation that changes lives for the better.


Financial Security 

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Pension - You’ll be automatically enrolled into the Pensions People with Headway contributing between 5 – 8%.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme – Increasing with length of service.
  • Death in Service Benefit - You’ll have the security of knowing if anything happens to you your loved ones will be provided for.

Flexible Working

  • Remote working – For the majority of our office-based roles we can facilitate fully remote or hybrid working.
  • We understand that a healthy work-life balance is essential for our team to thrive. Headway UK offers flexible working arrangements, promoting well-being and ensuring you can take care of yourself while you care for others.


  • You’ll benefit from a fully comprehensive 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including access to counselling services.
  • Eye Test Vouchers.
  • Mental Health First Aiders.

Holidays and leave

  • You’ll get 25 days leave incrementally increasing to 30 days based on service plus Bank Holidays.
  • You’ll have access to a range of occupational leave entitlements such as compassionate leave and emergency leave for if life’s ups and downs.


  • You’ll have access to a range of shopping and lifestyle benefits and discounts through our IMHR Plus Privilege membership.

If you're looking for a career with heart, where you can touch lives, offer hope, and drive meaningful change, Headway - the brain injury association, is the place for you. Join us in our mission to make a difference in the lives of those affected by brain injuries.

Start your journey with Headway today and be a part of a team that's dedicated to transforming lives, one step at a time.

Headway - the brain injury association

We have offices in Nottingham and London and lots of our staff work from home.

Headway Retail

We currently have 27 retail spaces over the UK.

Headway Groups

We have a network of locally run groups across the UK and Channel Islands providing a wide range of services.