Support Coordinator - Part Time
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to coordinate their Health Promotion and Engagement Service in Southampton.
Rebuilding lives after stroke.
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt. Our clients specialist support, research and campaigning are only possible with the courage and determination of the stroke community.
They believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.
They provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.
Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help them rebuild them and join their team.
Position: Stroke Support Coordinator – Health Promotion and Engagement
Location: Southampton (Homebased)
Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: circa £18,400 per annum
Contract: Permanent (Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 25 July 2021)
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement.
Closing Date: 27 May 2019 | Interview Date: 4 June 2019
Reporting to the Stroke Support Manager, the Health Promotion and Engagement Coordinator will work with providers across the stroke pathway to engage stroke survivors and carers in the continual improvement of services.
The coordinator will focus on health promotion and primary stroke prevention, working directly with members of the public to disseminate health promotion messages and raise awareness of stroke, including how to prevent a stroke, the effects of stroke and how to recognise a stroke (FAST).
The service coordinator will also work with other generic health promotion agencies within Southampton City area, such as health trainers, smoking cessation teams etc. to cascade specific messages around stroke to people they are working with
You’ll have a proven track record of working with health and social care professionals in a variety of settings and demonstrable experience in facilitating service user feedback in different formats.
You will have:
- Knowledge and experience of stroke or disability
- Experience of recruiting and managing a team of volunteers (would be highly beneficial.)
- A proven track record of excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
- Excellent demonstrable IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.
This role is home based, please see our clients homeworking agreement for full details.
The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
You may also have experience in roles such as Care Worker, Support Worker, Care Supervisor, Care Team Leader, Care Coordinator, Stroke Worker, Stroke Support.