This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in Coventry. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to join us in delivering a Stroke Recovery Service across the city.
Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator
Location: Coventry (office based in Coventry with extensive travel across area)
Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: Salary circa £18,400 per annum
Contract: Permanent. 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: 12 July 2020
Interview Date: 29 July 2020
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
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
Applicants are likely to have a background/experience in:
- 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.
This role is office based, but extensive travel is required across Coventry 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.