We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join the Stroke team in Surrey.
Position: Stroke Support Coordinator
Location: Surrey - Home based, with regular travel across the designated work area of Surrey
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: Circa £13,860 per annum
Contract: Services are contracted and there is currently funding for this contract until 1 July 2021 with the aim being contract renewal.
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: 16 August 2020 Midnight
Interview Date: 26 August 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application
Reporting to the Stroke Support Manager, the Stroke Support Coordinator will:
- Support stroke survivors and their carers from hospital into the community.
- Provide personalised information, advice and support.
- Provide regular reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals.
- Facilitate six-month review meetings with stroke survivors and to produce accurate six review reports
- Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers that will support the service.
Applicants are likely to have:
- A background in a health or caring profession, ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities and stroke.
- Excellent IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.
A flexible approach to your role is essential, as is willingness to travel. 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.
Appreciating much of this role will be spent travelling in Surrey; the role offers Make Your Week Work for You and Those We Serve benefit, which in agreement with your line manager offers the opportunity to work flexibly from home. Daily travel time and expenses are claimed over your usual commute to your designated work area of East Surrey, this area is periodically reviewed. Home working and travel will be discussed further at interview along with working hours.
This role is home based, please see the homeworking agreement for full details.
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. The organisation offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.
About the Organisation
Rebuilding lives after stroke.
Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. The charity provides specialist support, funds critical research and campaigns 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.
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