Support Coordinator

Location
Isle of Wight
Salary
circa £17,100 per annum
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
1319
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our clients Stroke Support Team on the Isle of Wight, as a Support Coordinator.

Position: Support Coordinator - Communication Support

Location: Isle of Wight (home based or office based)

Hours: 26 hours per week

Salary: circa £17,100 per annum

Contract: Permanent (our client’s services are contracted; they currently have funding for this contract until 30 September 2020)

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, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 30 July 2019

Interview Date: 6 August 2019

The Role

Reporting to the Stroke Support Managerthe Support Coordinator will:

  • Support stroke survivors whose communication has been affected by stroke and their carers in the community.
  • Work with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their carers.
  • Provide personalised information, advice and support, along with regular reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals.
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers that will support the serviceso experience of recruiting and managing volunteers would be an advantage.

 

About you

The Support Coordinator will:

  • Have experience in a health or caring profession, ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities and stroke.
  • Have excellent IT skills and have a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.

 

It is optional for this role to be home based, please see the home working 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.

In return…

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. Our client offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Our client believes 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 us rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Care Coordinator, Stroke Support, Stroke, Care.