Support Coordinator

Stroke Association
Salary / Benefits
£26700.00 Per Annum Circa £17,189 per annum (FTE circa £26,700 per annum)
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Support Coordinator

We are looking for an innovative, passionate, and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join the Stroke Recovery Service based in Central Bedfordshire.

Position: S11170 Stroke Support Coordinator

Location: Home-based, Central Bedfordshire, however frequent travel will be required as part of this role (to include home visits, team meetings or other work-related meetings)

Hours: Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

Salary: Circa £17,189 per annum (FTE circa £26,700 per annum)

Contract: Services are contracted and there is currently 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: 2 June 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: 10 June 2024

Interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.

The Role

Reporting to a Service Delivery Coach in the East of England, you will have the ability to support stroke survivors to identify their goals. Using strong assessment skills and a person-centred approach enabling them to maximise their recovery and improve communication.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting new stroke survivors and their carers to adjust to life after stroke following hospital discharge into the community.
  • Providing personalised information, advice and support.
  • Enabling stroke survivors to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes.
  • Working with other health and social care professionals across the stroke pathway to ensure high quality support.

About You

You will have experience in:

  • Experience/ background of providing person centred support to people with a disability or long-term health condition and their carers.
  • Excellent IT skills and an ability to maintain accurate records.
  • An affinity with the values of the Stroke Association.
  • A flexible approach and an ability to effectively manage a caseload.

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.

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 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.

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!

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