We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join a Stroke recovery team in the Swansea Bay Health Board area.
Position: Stroke Support Coordinator
Location: Homebased Wales, Swansea Bay University Health Board area
Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: Circa £18,480 per annum
Contract: Permanent. Services are contracted and there is currently funding for this contract until 31 March 2022
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: 14 May 2021
Interview Date: 25 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
Reporting to the Stroke Support manager, the Stroke Support Coordinator will support stroke survivors and their families and carers by assessing the needs of each stroke survivor and their family.
Key responsibilities with include:
- Supporting people to make lifestyle changes based on their identified risk factors
- Giving information and helping Stroke survivors to set personal goals and plans to work towards them.
- Providing support to help build confidence of people enabling service users to regain their control and improve their quality of life after stroke.
- Be required to be IT efficient and have experience of recording data to generate reports.
- Have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities, preferably with knowledge of stroke.
- Be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.
- Have the ability to use basic Microsoft system.
- Have all-round flexible skill in listening, communication, organisation and resourcefulness.
This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across the local area and occasionally further afield.
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
To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K
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 charity 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 organisation 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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