NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
West Midlands
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£23,100 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Support Coordinator


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


Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Location: Home based, Sandwell with extensive travel across the area

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £23,100 per annum

Contract: Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 30 June 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, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.


Closing Date: 12 March 2021

Interview Date: 26 March 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

Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will work with the local Health and Social Care services to receive referrals and support stroke survivors and their carers. You’ll provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews throughout.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their careers
  • Providing personalised information, advice and support
  • Completing Needs Assessments with stroke survivors and supporting them to develop a stroke recovery plan
  • Providing regular reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals


About You

As Support Coordinator 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 experience being solely responsible for the delivery of a project or service.
  • Have the ability to use basic Microsoft system.


This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across the local area 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.


You will be asked to submit your CV and a Covering Letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.


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: 18 February 2021
Closed date: 12 March 2021
Job ref: 2143
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work