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NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Brighouse 11.85 miles
£19,800 per year
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NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Home-based
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
£19,800 per year
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Support Coordinator

This is an exciting home based opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke. We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service based in Calderdale.

Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Location: Home Based in Calderdale with regular travel across the service area

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: Circa £19,800 per annum

Contract: Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2022

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, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 24th January 2021

Interview Date: 5th February 2021

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 Role

The 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 Stroke Association Support Manager, 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 strokes
  • Be accountable for volunteers, so experience of recruiting, training and managing volunteers would be an advantage.

About You

The post holder will have experience/background in:

  • A caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities.
  • Setting up and running support groups.
  • Excellent IT skills to enable you to capture your work on a database and provide support through virtual means as required.
  • You will be organised and able to work independently, to manage your priorities to deliver a quality service. 
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.

You must have the right to work in the U.K to fulfil this role.

In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. We offer a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.

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.

You may also have experience in areas such as Care Coordinator, Stroke Support, Stroke, Care, Care Worker, Support Worker, Carer, Care Team Leader, Support Team Leader, Volunteering Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Support Group, Support and Advice.

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Posted on: 05 January 2021
Closing date: 24 January 2021
Job ref: 2069
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker
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