This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke. We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join the Stroke Recovery Service based in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex area.
Position: Stroke Support Coordinator
Location: Home based, Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex, with regular travel across the service areas
Hours: We are recruiting for 50 hours within the service area, which can be made up of full time and or part time posts.
Salary: Circa £23,100 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Contract: This is a fixed term contract until 31 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: 6 August 2021
Interview Date: 20 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 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 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.
- 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.
- Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers
- You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
The Stroke Association Support Coordinator 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 ability to drive and the use of a car with business use cover are essential 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.
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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