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Patient Engagement Coordinator

NFP People on behalf of the Stroke Association
Circa £23,550 per annum (FTE £32,970)
Part-time (25 hours per week)
Contract (12-month fixed term contract)
Job description

Patient Engagement Coordinator


We’re looking for a motivated individual to lead the implementation of strategies and plans to improve the involvement and impact of patients and the public in and across the Greater Manchester Neurorehabilitation and Integrated Stroke Delivery Network (GMNISDN).


Position: S1100 Involvement Coordinator

Location: Home-based, Greater Manchester. Travel around Greater Manchester will be required as part of this role

Hours: Part-time, 25 hours per week (Flexible hours considered between 21 and 25 hours per week)

Salary: Circa £23,550 per annum (FTE £32,970)

Contract: This is a 12-month fixed term role from start date. This contract is funded, we currently have funding for 12 months.


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: 3 December 2023

Interview Date: 14 December 2023. Interviews will be held in person in Manchester. Location to be confirmed. 


The Role

This role is for a Patient and Carer Involvement Coordinator, hosted by the Stroke Association on behalf of the GMINSDN. 


Reporting to the Stroke Association Engagement Lead, and working closely with the GMNISDN managers, key responsibilities will include:

·       Developing and enhancing the existing PPI initiatives including the patient and carer groups and strengthening their impact.

·       Improving engagement with the clinical stakeholders and voluntary sector to develop more holistic, patient centred pathways of care.

·       Increasing the opportunities for participation of underrepresented groups to help reduce health inequalities in stroke and neurorehabilitation services.


About You

You will have a proven record of:

·       Embedding patient and public involvement practices into health services including designing and delivering inclusive activities.

·       Building collaborative relationships using diplomacy and tact.


This Stroke Association based role will be putting people affected by stroke and neurological conditions at the heart of the GMINSDN, partnering with them to shape our work wherever their insight and expertise can add value.


You will:

·       Be curious, with the ability to think differently and creatively.

·       Share our commitment to enhance patient involvement.

·       Have excellent knowledge of patient and public involvement best practice, with practical experience and the ability to ensure that everything we do is inclusive.

·       Have strong strategic thinking ability.

·       Have excellent project management and communication skills.

·       Have a good understanding of the impact of health inequalities and how to ensure these are identified and addressed.   


This role is based at home and will require regular travel across the Greater Manchester locality.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can meet this requirement of the role.


To fulfil the role you must reside in the UK and have the right to work in the UK.


When you click to apply, you will be able to see the full responsibilities and person specification for further information on the role.


Please submit your CV AND a supporting statement, 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. Applications from individuals who are seeking flexible working options, including reduced hours or job shares are welcomed. Please state any preferences for flexible options in your covering letter.


About the Organisation

Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.

When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.


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.


We’re working to improve the diversity of our team.  Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke.


We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we’re particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities. 


Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.


In 2019, we developed a bold new corporate strategy so that we can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help us deliver our strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!


You may also have experience in areas such as Impact, Impact and Engagement, Engagement, Impact and Involvement, Patient Impact, Patient Involvement, Impact Officer, Impact and Engagement Coordinator, Community Engagement.


PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 17 November 2023
Closed date: 03 December 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: 5447
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management