Support Coordinator (Stroke Charity)

EasyWeb NFP
circa £23,000 per annum
14 Sep 2018
05 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Support Coordinator (Stroke Charity) 

Our client is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. 

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability. 

Our client is continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. They deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. They also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, their fantastic supporters and their strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community. 

They work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team. 

Together we can conquer stroke. 

Position: Stroke Association Support Coordinator 
Location: Office based in Bromsgrove with regular travel covering Worcestershire County area 
Jib Type: Fixed term until March 2019 with possibility of extension (Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2019). 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: circa £23,000 per annum 

Closing Date: 5 October 2018 
Interview Date: 22 October 2018 

About the role: 

They are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join their busy stroke support team in Worcestershire. The role will be office based in our Bromsgrove office with regular travel across the Worcestershire County 

Reporting to the Support Manager, the Support Coordinator will support new stroke survivors and their carers from hospital discharge into the community. The coordinator will provide personalised information, advice and support. 

About you: 

You will ideally have a background in a caring profession with experience of supporting people with disabilities. 

As you will be accountable for volunteers, experience of recruiting and managing volunteers is a benefit. 

You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role. The use of a car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role is essential. 

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 

You may have experience of the following: Communication Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Support Coordinator, Advice, Support Coordinator etc.