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Support Coordinator

Employer
NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Location
Home-based, Chester however, extensive travel will be required as part of this role
Salary
Circa £25,500 per annum
Closing date
31 Mar 2024

Support Coordinator

We’re looking for an innovative, passionate, and professional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join the Stroke Recovery Services based in the Chester area.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to provide support following a stroke.

Position: S11129 Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Home-based, Chester however, extensive travel will be required as part of this role (may include team meetings or other work-related meetings)

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (flexible working)

Salary: Circa £25,500 per annum

Contract: Our services are contracted, we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2025.

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: 31 March 2024. We reserve the right to close these vacancies early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Interviews will 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.

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 stroke survivors to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes.
  • Work collaboratively with NHS colleagues and other areas of the community to make a difference in the lives of people affected by stroke.

 

About You

You will:

 

  • Have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities.
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.
  • Have experience of working with people who may have additional communication support needs.
  • Have the ability to use basic Microsoft system.

 

This role requires extensive travel across a large geographical locality to visit people at home and in community settings. Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can meet this requirement of the role.

To fulfil the role, you must be a resident of the UK and have the right to work in the UK.

When you click to apply, you will be able to see the full responsibilities and person specification for further information on the role.

Please submit your CV, (including details of your current address), and a supporting statement 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. Please state your preferred hours in your covering letter.

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.

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!

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, Carer Support, Support Service, Vulnerable Adult, Social Care and Support Officer, Rehabilitation Coordinator, Volunteering Manager, Care and Support Officer, Social Care Worker, Health, Health Care, Support Worker, Care Worker, Social Care Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Relief Support Worker, Support Worker Disabilities, Day Centre Support Worker, Rehabilitation Support Worker, Night Support Worker, Stroke Support Worker, Disability, Disability Support, Stroke.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

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