We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.
There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.
We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.
We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.
Together we can conquer stroke.
Position: Volunteering and Community Officer
Location: Based at our Northampton office, covering Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire and Rutland
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: circa £13,800 per annum
Closing Date: 16 November 2018
Interview Date: 22 November 2018
About the role:
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Stroke Support Directorate within our Central England Zone, covering Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Reporting to the Volunteering and Community Manager Central, the Stroke Association Volunteering and Community Officer will:
-Be responsible for growing and sustaining our community volunteering footprint for the benefit of people affected by stroke with a particular influence on development in Herefordshire
-Provide support and links with the relevant internal and external stakeholders
-Provide a strong link with and support to local Stroke Ambassadors, Stroke Association Voluntary Groups &
-Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs across the zone
-Deliver organisational programmes
-Build and report upon a network of local stroke communities by providing local support, regular communications and ensuring national frameworks are embedded.
You’ll have a proven track record of supporting and developing groups, volunteers and community partnerships. You’ll also have a good understanding and experience of working in health, social care and/or voluntary sector.
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.
You may have experience of the following: Volunteering and Community Officer, Volunteering Officer, Community Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Officer, Project Officer, Project Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.