We are looking for an innovative and passionate individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our clients stroke support team in Buckinghamshire. The Support Coordinator role is home-based with regular travel, predominantly within the county but also further afield.
They are the leading UK stroke charity and have been leading the fight against stroke for over 20 years. They influence and campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery.
This is a very exciting time for the charity and they hope you will join them on their journey. They believe in a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need. They fund world-class research to develop new treatments and ways to prevent the devastation of stroke. Breakthroughs in treatment have halved the number of people dying from stroke in the UK, but it is still the second biggest killer in the world. That is why they are involved in projects across the globe.
Together we can conquer stroke.
Position: Support Coordinator
Location: Buckinghamshire (homebased)
Job type: The services are contracted; they currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2020.
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: circa £23,100 per annum
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.
Closing Date: 31 March 2019
Interview Dates: 18 April 2019
Reporting to the Support Manager, the Support Coordinator will work with the local Health and Social services to receive referrals to support stroke survivors and their carers from 6 month’s post stroke onwards. The coordinator will provide personalised information, advice and support with regular reviews, including a review at 12 months.
You will have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities. You will be able to demonstrate previous experience of working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve joint ambitions.
Two key objectives for the service are growing volunteer numbers and community stroke prevention awareness. Therefore, experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and community engagement is a benefit for the Support Coordinator role.
You will 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 are 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. This role is home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details when you apply. The role will require you to have your own car with business use cover and a current driving licence.
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