Support Coordinator

Home based, Ashford, East Kent area with extensive travel across the service area
£18480 Per Annum
08 Jul 2021
05 Aug 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Support Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team in Ashford, East Kent. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to join the charity in delivering a Stroke Recovery Service across the region.

Position: Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Home based, Ashford, East Kent area with extensive travel across the service area

Hours: 28 hours per week

Salary: Circa £18,480 per annum

Contract: This is a fixed term contract until March 2022. Services are contracted and there is currently funding for this contract until 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: 10 August 2021

Interview Date: 24 August 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 work with the local Health and Social Care services to receive referrals and support stroke survivors and their carers. The coordinator will provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews throughout.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Completing needs assessments with stroke survivors and supporting them to develop a stroke recovery plan
  • Advice and Support for stroke survivors, carers and families
  • Providing regular reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals.
  • Working with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their careers.
  • You will be organised and able to work on your independently, to manage your priorities to deliver a quality service.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.


About You

The Stroke Support Coordinator will have experience/background in:


  • Have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities
  • Have experience of setting up and running support groups.
  • 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 an ability to drive and the use of a car with business use cover are essential to fulfil the requirements of the role.


This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across Ashford, East Kent service 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 abode and have the right to work in the U.K

Please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.

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. We offer 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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