Support Coordinator (Stroke Association) - Stoke on Trent
We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.
There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.
We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.
We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.
Together we can conquer stroke
Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator
Location: Stoke and North Staffordshire; office based in Stoke on Trent
Job Type: Permanent (Our services are contracted, we currently have funding until 31 January 2019)
Hours: Full time, 35 per week
Salary: circa £22,500 per annum
Closing Date: 2 April 2018
Interview Date: 17 April 2018
About the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our stroke support team in Stoke and North Staffordshire. The role is office based in Stoke on Trent with regular travel predominantly in the Stoke and North Staffordshire area as well as further afield.
Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will support new stroke survivors and their carers from hospital discharge into the community. The coordinator will provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews, including supporting those experiencing communication difficulties following their stroke.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population.
You will ideally have a background in a caring profession with experience of supporting people with disabilities. As you will be accountable for volunteers, experience of recruiting and managing volunteers is a benefit.
You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role. The use of a car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role are essential.
You may have experience of the following: Stroke Recovery Service Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Advice, Administration etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.