Support Coordinator - Communication Support

Recruiter
Stroke Association
Location
Birmingham
Posted
07 Aug 2018
Closes
26 Aug 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Coordinator - Communication Support (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: Support Coordinator - Communication Support (Stroke Charity)
Location: Birmingham; flexible location base with frequent travel across Birmingham and the wider zone
Job Type: Fixed term maternity cover for 6 months with the possibility of extension
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary circa £16,000 per annum

Closing Date: 24 August 2018
Interview Date: 5 September 2018

Would you like to work with us in a dynamic, leading stroke charity to support stroke survivors and families in the community with their life after stroke, developing effective communication strategies and rebuilding confidence?

With a background in health or social care, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator – Communication Support will have the ability to enable service users to identify their needs and desired outcomes; using strong assessment skills and a person centred approach to enable stroke survivors to maximise their recovery.

Utilising your excellent IT and organisational skills you will be able to manage your priorities to deliver a quality service and to manage the team of volunteers who support it.

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.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.a

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