Support Coordinator

Recruiter
NFP People on Behalf of Stroke Association
Location
Homebased Wiltshire, with extensive travel across the service area
Salary
Circa £19,140 per annum (full-time equivalent £23,100)
Posted
24 Sep 2021
Closes
10 Oct 2021
Ref
2688
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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 enthusiastic, motivated and professional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to deliver the Stroke Recovery Service across Wiltshire.

Position: Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Homebased Wiltshire, with extensive travel across the service area

Hours: Part-time, 29 hours per week

Salary: Circa £19,140 per annum (full-time equivalent £23,100)

Contract: Permanent. Services are contracted and there is currently funding for this contract until 31 March 2023

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: 15 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

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.

 

  • Reporting to the Service Delivery Coach, the Stroke Support Coordinator will:
  • Support new stroke survivors and their carers after discharge from hospital into the community.
  • Provide personalised information, advice and support.
  • Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes.
  • Provide reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals.

 

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 working with people who may have additional communication support needs

 

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.

You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.

This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across Wiltshire 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 full fill the role you must abode within the U.K and have the right to work in the U.K

About the Organisation

When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.

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.

The organisation is working to improve the diversity of the team. Because individuality leads to a richer experience for its people and better support for those affected by stroke.

People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. And particularly applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities.

Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help rebuild them and join the team.

In 2019, the charity developed a bold new corporate strategy so that they can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help deliver the strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!

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