Fife Headway Group

Charity registered in Scotland SC025047

To help head injured gain a better quality of life, in turn, helping carers . We are aware of people out there in fife who have not heard of Fife Headway and if we can get support to them we will be completing the mission of helping in regaining confidence and make them feel better.


Current opportunities

Fife Headway exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). They aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI to have more control over their lives. The Fife group meets monthly in Kirkcaldy and they are looking for volunteers! This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in Fife. Duties: -To arrange appropriate food and beverages in advance of the group (specifics will be provided) -Setting up and clearing away for the group -Arrange activities for the group and source materials -To distribute literature from Headway UK to members including competitions and information -Liaise with other volunteers to produce quarterly newsletter

Fife Headway are looking for a new Secretary to join the Board of Trustees! This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in Fife. Headway Fife exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). They aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI to have more control over their lives. Duties: Preparing for meetings- Sending notices of all meetings to members within the time required by the governing document, arranging meetings, preparing the agenda in consultation with the Chair and distributing the agenda with any background papers Participating in meetings- Ensuring that the minutes of the previous meeting are accurate, agreed and signed and dated on each page by the Chair, taking and producing minutes of the meeting, distributing minutes in a timely manner. Various new members of the board are needed as due to a mixture of health and personal reasons, the current volunteers are seeking to step down.

Fife Headway exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). They aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI to have more control over their lives, as well as supporting family and friends. Duties: Liaise and build relationships with providers/businesses to include hospitals, GP surgeries, physiotherapists, and local authorities, who can assist Fife Headway in recruiting members (people with an ABI) who will benefit from their services. and to raise awareness of the charity. Occasionally meet new members at the monthly group and be part of welcoming them. They are looking for volunteers who are outgoing and friendly. This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in Fife.

Be a Vice Chairperson for a charity providing vital support and information for people with brain injury, their families and carers. Build your experience and share your skills for Fife Headway. This role is vital to help them run the work that they do. The role is varied and may include the following: Planning the annual cycle of board meetings and set the agendas; chairing and facilitating the board meetings; giving directions to board policy making; monitoring that decisions taken at board meetings are implemented; representing the organisation at appropriate events, meetings or functions; acting as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate; attend monthly board meetings, participate in other tasks as they arise from time to time, such as interviewing new staff, helping with fundraising; keep informed about the activities of the organisation and wider issues which affect its work. New role holders within the board are needed as due to a mixture of health and personal reasons, the current volunteers are seeking to step down.