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Support Coordinator

Employer
NFP People on Behalf of Stroke Association
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Support Coordinator This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke. We're looking for innovative, passionate and professional coordinators with excellent communication and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service based across the Leeds area. Position: Stroke Association Support CoordinatorLocation: Home Based- Leeds with regular travel across the service areaHours: 35 hours per weekSalary: Circa £23,100 per annumContract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022. Our services are contracted, we currently have funding for the contract until 31 March 2022Benefits: 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: 26 SeptemberInterview Date: To be confirmed Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application The RoleThe service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, by providing a range of innovative support solutions, supporting them to meet their desired outcomes. 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. Reporting to the Service Delivery Coach, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will:Support new stroke survivors and their carers from hospital discharge into the community.Provide personalised information, advice and support.Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokesDeliver and complete person centred holistic comprehensive 6 month reviews with stroke survivors. We welcome applications from existing coordinators who have availability to offer hours to the fulfilment of the contract. This is including the addition to the service of delivering and completing 6 month reviews with stroke survivors. About YouThe post holder will have experience/background in:A caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities.Setting up and running support groups.Be confident in using IT.Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Able to work effectively as part of a team. We're working to improve the diversity of our team. Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we're particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities. To fulfil the requirements of the role you must abode and have the right to work in the U.K Please submit your CV and a covering letter 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. Please also state the reference number to the role you are applying for. About the OrganisationStroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke. 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. We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it's a team effort to get there. We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. We're working to improve the diversity of our team. Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we're particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team. In 2019, we developed a bold new corporate strategy so that we can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people's lives. To help us deliver our 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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