Support Coordinator

3 days left

Location
Hillingdon
Salary
£13860 Per Annum
Posted
12 Apr 2021
Closes
09 May 2021
Ref
2236
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

Support Coordinator

We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional Support Coordinator with excellent communication and organisational skills to the Stroke Service in Hillingdon.

Position: Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Home based, Hillingdon with regular travel across the service area

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: Circa £13,860 per annum (inner London weighting £3,299 per annum or outer London weighting £1,755 per annum may be applied in accordance to where you live)

Contract: This is a fixed term contract until 30 September 2021. Services are contracted; there is currently funding for this contract until 30 September 2021 with stated intention for 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, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 9 May 2021

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

The Role

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
  • Support stroke survivors with communication difficulties
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers that will support the service.

 

About You

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 the willingness to travel. The use of a car is desirable but not essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.

This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across the local area and occasionally further afield.

Appreciating much of this role will be spent travelling in Hillingdon; the charity offer a Make Your Week Work for You and Those We Serve benefit, which in agreement with your line manager offers the opportunity to work flexibly. If you live within the service area, travel can be claimed from your location base, if you live outside of your service area, travel will be claimed from the service boundary.

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K

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. 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 rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Care Coordinator, Stroke Support, Stroke, Care, Care Worker, Support Worker, Carer, Care Team Leader, Support Team Leader, Volunteering Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Support Group, Support and Advice, Social Care, Case, Stroke Recovery, Charity, Carer Support, Support Service, Vulnerable Adult.

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