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VACANCY: Rehabilitation Support Worker (Bury)

Rehabilitation Support Worker   Location: Bury Salary: £10.00 per hour Contract: Permanent, part time 24 hours per week, four 6 hour shifts to include alternate weekends   About Us   We are a passionate rehabilitation company providing support to children and adults across England, specialising in acquired brain injury, spinal injury and other complex conditions. […]

A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager


A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager Have you ever wondered what the Registered Manager does? We’ve quizzed Jane Dee who was one of the founding members of Support for Independence to explain … Where are you from? I was born in Ramsbottom, Bury. I have travelled and lived in various places […]

The Team Support Hats for Headway Day 2019


We are proud to be supporting this year’s national ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ (20th -26th May 2019) we are joining in the celebrations of 40 years of the national charity Headway. As well as helping raise awareness of brain injury and it’s affects, we are also taking part in the annual ‘Hat’s for Headway Day’ […]

A Day In The Life Of… Carrie Leach – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Carrie Leach

Where are you from? I was born and raised in Bury but lived in Germany for eight years and Canada for three years. I moved back to Bury in 2010 and began working for RfI in 2013. Where did you study? I am currently studying for my BSc Degree in Occupational Therapy at Salford University […]

A Day In The Life Of… Susan Ormerod – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor


Where are you from? I am from Manchester (Crumpsall originally) but its not as bad as people may think! I have always lived in or around the city centre but now live in Bury. Where did you study? I went to Coventry University to study occupational therapy, but didn’t complete the course due to illness […]

Kitchen for work with clients installed – kitchen available to hire


We are pleased to announce the installation of a full kitchen in our brand-new offices! Integrating the process of cooking into therapy has many benefits and can enable people to become more independent through redeveloping important life skills such as: • Concentration• Fine Motor Skills• Safety Awareness• Money Management• Task Analysis• Social Engagement• Confidence• Sequencing […]