Support Coordinator (Stroke Charity)

Stroke Association
circa £19,700 per annum
02 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Support Coordinator (Stroke Charity) 

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: Stroke Association Support Coordinator - Communication Support 
Locations: Brighouse office; covering Kirklees area - North Zone 
Job Types: Fixed term until 31 March 2019 (Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2019). 
Hours: 30 hours per week 
Salary: circa £19,700 per annum 

Closing Date: 18 November 2018 
Interview Date: 29 November 2018 

About the role: 

We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual to join our team in Kirklees. Working closely with the hospital and community multi-disciplinary teams you will provide emotional and practical support to stroke survivors, their families and carers, both in hospital and at home. 

The service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, providing a range of innovative support solutions. A key part of the role will be to recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers, to support service users and the delivery of the service. Referrals are received from the Acute and Community Stroke Teams in the local areas, families and other healthcare professionals. 

About you: 

Applicants are likely to have a background in the caring profession, preferably with knowledge of stroke. You must have all round flexible skills in listening, communication, organisation, IT and resourcefulness. 

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: Communication Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Support Coordinator, Advice, Support Coordinator etc.

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