This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in Birmingham and Solihull. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to join us in delivering a Stroke Recovery Service across the region, as a Support Coordinator.
Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator
Location: Birmingham and Solihull (Office or home based considered)
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary: Circa £16,500 per annum
Contract: Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2021
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: 5 April 2020
Interview Date: 23 April 2020
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, this can also include 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 regular reviews throughout and on some occasions a formal post stroke six month review.
As Support Coordinator you will:
- Have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
- Have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities. You will be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.
- Experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and community engagement is a benefit.
It is optional for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details, extensive travel is required across the area and occasionally further afield.
This role is either office or home based, but extensive travel is required across Birmingham and Solihull 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.
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.