Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Posting date20 May 2020

Closing date19 June 2020

Salary£13,800 per year, Circa £13,800 per annum

LocationCrewe

CompanyStroke Association

Job typeContract

HoursPart Time

Reference4261368

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Stroke Association Support Coordinator | Crewe (office based in Crewe with extensive travel across surrounding area) | Fixed term maternity cover until July 2021 | Ref: S635
Salary circa £13,800 per annum | 21 hours per week
Our services are contracted, we currently have funding for this contract until March 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in Crewe. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to join us in delivering a Stroke Recovery Service across the region.

Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the coordinator will work with the local Health and Social Care services to receive referrals and support stroke survivors and their carers. The coordinator will provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews throughout, including a formal six-month post stroke review.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Completing Needs Assessments with stroke survivors and supporting them to develop a stroke recovery plan
• Undertaking formal post stroke reviews at six months with all stroke survivors.
• Be accountable for volunteers, so experience of recruiting and managing volunteers would be an advantage.

You will:
• Have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities.
• Be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.
• Have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.

This role is office based, but extensive travel is required across Mid/South Cheshire and occasionally further afield.

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.

About Us
Stroke 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.

Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.

Closing Date: 7 June 2020 | Interview Date: 17 June 2020

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