NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Birmingham, West Midlands
Telford, Shropshire
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Wrekin, Shropshire
Circa £9,900 per annum
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Support Coordinator

 

We’re looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our Stroke Association Service in Telford and Wrekin, as a Support Coordinator.

 

Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Location: Office based in Telford with regular travel covering Telford and Wrekin

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary: Circa £9,900 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: 26 April 2020

Interview Date: 12 May 2020

 

The Role

Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will:

  • Work with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their careers.
  • Provide personalised information, advice and support.
  • Complete formal post stroke reviews with stroke survivors across Telford and Wrekin.
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers that will support the service.

 

About You

As Support Coordinator, you will have:

  • A background in a health or caring profession, ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities and stroke.
  • Excellent IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.

 

Much of this role will be spent travelling around the Telford and Wrekin area. We recommend discussing any mileage claims queries at interview stage, along with working hours (patterns).

 

A flexible approach to your role is essential, as is willingness to travel. The use of a car with business use cover is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the 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.

 

 

Posted on: 06 April 2020
Closed date: 26 April 2020
Job ref: 1747
Tags: Advice, Information, Care Management