Support Coordinator (Stroke Association)
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
Location: Bishop Auckland
Job Type: Permanent (Our services are contracted, we currently have funding until 31 March 2019)
Hours: Part time, 21 per week
Salary: circa £13,500 per annum
Closing Date: 29 March 2018
Interview Date: 17 April 2018
About the role:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team in Bishop Auckland. Working closely with the hospital and community multi-disciplinary teams you will provide emotional and practical support to stroke survivors, their families and carers.
Reporting to the Regional Management Team, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will provide support and information to stroke survivors and their families both on the ward and at home. By assessing the needs of each stroke survivor and their family, you will aim to reduce the risk of further strokes by supporting people to make lifestyle changes based on their identified risk factors, along with helping them to set personal goals and work towards them. The service operates within Durham and the surrounding areas, with referrals being received from the Community Stroke Team, families and other healthcare professionals.
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 ability to drive and use of a car with business cover are essential for this role.
You may have experience of the following: Stroke Recovery Service Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Advice, Administration etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.