We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our clients busy stroke support team in the Blackpool area, as a Stroke Support Coordinator.
Position: Stroke Support Coordinator
Location: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre (office based) with regular travel across the service area
Hours: 21 hours per week – working pattern open to discussion
Salary: circa £13,800 per annum
Contract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2020 (Our clients services are contracted; they currently have funding for this contract until 31March 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: 8 September 2019
Interview Date: 17 September 2019
The role will be office based in the Blackpool office with regular travel across the Fylde Coast.
Reporting to the Stroke Support Manager, the Stroke Support Coordinator will:
- Support new stroke survivors and their carers from hospital discharge into the community.
- Provide personalised information, advice and support.
- Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes
- Be accountable for volunteers, so experience of recruiting and managing volunteers would be an advantage.
The Stroke Support Coordinator will have experience/background in:
- A caring profession with experience of supporting people with disabilities.
- Setting up and running support groups.
You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
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 – essential travel will be reimbursed.
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.