We’re looking for an innovative and passionate individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our busy stroke support team in Birmingham and Solihull, as a Support Coordinator.
Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator
Location: Birmingham and Solihull (office or home based)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: circa £13,800 per annum
Contract: Permanent (our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2020)
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: 7 July 2019
Interview Date: 24 July 2019
The role can be office-based or home based and will be focussing on North Birmingham initially, although regular travel across the city and further afield is required.
Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will:
- Work with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their carers.
- Provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews throughout.
The Stroke Association Support Coordinator 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.
- Ideally have experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and community engagement.
- Have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
The use of your own car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role is essential.
It is optional for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreementfor full details.
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.
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 as a Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Stroke Support, Stroke, Care Worker, Care Liaison, Care Coordinator.