Work for us

If you’re looking for a rewarding career that makes a real difference to the lives of local people, then a job with Headway Devon may be for you.

For over seventeen years we have been providing a lifeline to people whose worlds have been turned upside down by brain injury. Our services support people across Devon and Torbay and reach over a hundred people each week.

Headway Devon are an Investor in People, which means that we are committed to developing our staff team and ensuring that this is a positive and productive place to work.

Our current vacancies are listed below, but we also welcome volunteers to work in our centres, with our fundraising department, and on our board of Trustees. For more information click here.

Fundraising Manager Temporary Maternity Cover

Location: Exeter based with some regional travel required

Hours: 11.25hours per week (required Monday 3.75 hours then opportunity for flexible hours)

Salary: £17,714 – £22,212 pro rata

Additional Notes: Some evening and weekend work required

We are currently offering a great opportunity for an individual keen to work in a highly rewarding fundraising environment.  The ideal candidate would be an experienced and enthusiastic charitable fundraiser with excellent communication, organisational and self-management skills.  This is an exceptional opportunity to get involved with a friendly and client focused organisation dedicated to making a real difference to survivors of brain injury, their families and carers.

The post will be based at our office in Exeter, but some travel around the region will be required and there will be occasional out-of-hours events and meetings. A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:

  • To manage fundraising, marketing and media,
  • To increase funds raised and decrease the charity’s reliance on statutory funding by exploring new areas of fundraising potential whilst consolidating and extending existing ones
  • To increase awareness of acquired brain injury

For full details please see the attached documents below.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th September at 5pm.

Job Pack – Fundraising Manager Temporary Maternity Cover – Cover Letter

Job Pack – Fundraising Manager Temporary Maternity Cover – Job Description, Person Specification and Terms

Application Form

App Form Guidance Notes

EO Monitoring Form

Community Support Workers

We have flexible work available in the Exeter, Mid Devon and South Devon areas

This rewarding role will involve enabling people with acquired brain injuries to overcome their difficulties and pursue their goals. Every client is different and no two days will be the same, but activities may include anything from supporting people to prepare meals, helping out in the garden or supporting someone to attend exercise classes, to enabling someone to do the weekly food shop or assisting them to look for employment.

Working arrangements are flexible but some evening and weekend work will be required. Successful applicants will have a full driving license and access to a car. We are offering a competitive salary for this post with paid travel time and expenses.

An NVQ2 in care is desirable, but not essential. People from all backgrounds are welcomed and a full training programme is provided. Applications should be submitted to

Job Description – Community Support Worker

Application Form

EO Monitoring Form