NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
£12,540 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Support Coordinator


This is an exciting 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 Leicester.


Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator

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

Hours: 19 hours per week

Salary: Circa £12,540 per annum

Contract: Permanent. 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, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.


Closing Date: 16 May 2021

Interview Date: 20 May 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:

  • Provide personalised information, advice and support.
  • Complete needs assessments with stroke survivors and support them to develop a stroke recovery plan.
  • Provide regular reviews to support people in establishing and achieving their own personal goals. 
  • Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes.


About You

The Stroke Association Support Coordinator will have experience/background in:

  • A caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities.
  • 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. 


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.


To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K


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, Social Care, Case, Stroke Recovery, Charity, Carer Support, Support Service, Vulnerable Adult.


Posted on: 22 April 2021
Closed date: 16 May 2021
Job ref: 2263
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker