Head of Stroke Support

NFP People
Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire or Yorkshire and the Humber (office based or home based)
£37000 - £37000 Per Annum
16 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our clients seeking an experienced professional with the right skills to become an integral part of their North of England Leadership team, as a Head of Stroke Support.

Position: Head of Stroke Support (2 roles available)

Location: Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire or Yorkshire and the Humber (office based or home based)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: circa £37,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

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: 6 June 2019

Interview Date: 14 June 2019

Reporting to the North of England Director, the Head of Stroke Support is responsible for a specified geography within which they strategically lead the activity of the charity.

The Role

The Head of Stroke Support will play a key role in:


  • Commissioning.
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Quality improvement.
  • Ensuring all staff and volunteers are developed.
  • Developing our clients support services.


About you

The Head of Stroke Support will have:


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an understanding of systems leadership.
  • A track record of working to develop a person-centred support.
  • The ability to be proactive, flexible with the skills to coach and lead a diverse team.
  • Excellent IT skills, with the ability to use data to underpin decision making.


It is optional for this role to be home based, please see our clients homeworking agreement for full details. The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to fulfil the requirements of the role.

In return…

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. Our client offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

The successful applicants’ base will be negotiated and the role will require regular travel across the designated area and the wider zone.

About The Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Our client believes everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. They 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 our client rebuild them and join their team.

You may also be interested in this role if you have worked in areas such as Head of Support, Head of Operations, Head of Care Support, Care and Volunteer Manager, Development Manager, Regional Support Manager, Regional Manager.

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