Support Coordinator - Part Time

Location
Crewe
Salary
£18480 Per Annum
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Ref
2302
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

Support Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke. We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join a Stroke Recovery Service based in Crewe.

Position: Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Home Based, Crewe with regular travel across the service area

Hours: 28 hours per week

Salary: Circa £18,480 per annum

Contract: This a fixed term contract until 30 September 2021. Services are contracted and there is currently funding for this contract until 30 September 2021

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: 1 June 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

The service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, by providing a range of innovative support solutions, supporting them to meet their desired outcomes.

A key part of the role will be to recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers, to support service users and the delivery of the service.

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.
  • Deliver 6-month post stroke reviews
  • Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes.
  • Be accountable for volunteers, so experience of recruiting, training and managing volunteers would be an advantage.

 

About You

The post holder will have experience/background in:

 

  • A caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities.
  • Setting up and running support groups.

 

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 requirements of 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 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.

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.