Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent
Volunteer Opportunity
Voluntary
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Job description

We’re looking for 1 Stroke Group Supporter to join our group based in Hanley, Stoke On Trent, West Midlands.

The day(s) required are yet to be confirmed but it would be a weekday (Monday – Friday), between 10am – 12pm.

Stroke Association Voluntary Groups provide long term social and peer support to people affected by stroke.  They organise events and meet together to reduce social isolation and rebuild the confidence of members.  Stroke group supporters assist in the running of one (or more) of these local groups and help support the group members.

The volunteer will:

  • Be someone who is good at working with people and helping to support them at meetings and events.
  • Enjoy helping with community group activities and working with others.
  • Need to have a friendly and approachable manner and be comfortable welcoming people to the group.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role.

Interested in this role?

Find out more by downloading the role description for the Voluntary Group Supporter role, attached.

If you are interested in this role please complete our application form and send it to Jodie Drust, contact details are within the role description.

We want to reduce barriers to inclusion. Help us understand who’s applying for and getting roles with us by completing our equal opportunities form. This helps us continue to identify anything that’s getting in the way for people looking to join us. This information does not form part of your application, so please don’t send it with your application form.

If you would like further information please contact Jodie Drust, Volunteering and Community Officer.

About Us

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.

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

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Role Description (.pdf)
Application Form (.pdf)
Equal Opportunities Form (.pdf)
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We're here to support people to rebuild their lives after stroke. We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke.... Read more

Posted on: 03 December 2019
Closing date: 02 March 2020
Job ref: V081
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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