NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Bedford, Bedford
Luton, Luton
Northampton, Northamptonshire
£18,480 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Support Coordinator


We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Life After Stroke services team in Bedford on a permanent basis.


Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Location: Homebased, Bedford with extensive travel across the area

Hours: 28 hours per week

Salary: Circa £18,480 per annum

Contract: 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: 27 June 2021

Interview Date: 2 July 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 Coordinator will, as part of a small team, deliver support to all stroke survivors in Bedford.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • To help stroke survivors and carers to identify their needs and provide support to achieve their desired outcomes (goals) through the development of a stroke recovery plan
  • To work collaboratively with other professionals and organisations involved in the care of stroke survivors and carers to ensure the best possible support is provided throughout the stroke pathway
  • To run an effective service for stroke survivors and carers, ensuring that confidential and accurate records are kept on our CRM data base
  • To recruit, develop and coordinate volunteers with the support of other relevant team members to support stroke survivors and carers in a range of settings including the home and community


About You

You will have experience and have a proven record of:

  • Using technology and IT systems
  • Providing person centred support to vulnerable people
  • Working with health and social care professionals in a variety of settings             
  • Working with people with a disability or long term health condition and their carers
  • Recruiting, training and supporting others
  • Group facilitation


This role will operate predominantly in Bedford, but travel will be required across Bedfordshire and Luton at times, 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: 16 June 2021
Closed date: 27 June 2021
Job ref: 2384
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker