Working in partnership with statutory and third sector professionals you will engage as soon as possible after a stroke to provide bespoke information, advice and support to stroke survivors, their families and carers maintaining contact on a needs-led basis for up to a year following diagnosis.
In this rewarding role, you will provide support to stroke survivors by giving personal budget information and advice. You’ll empower individuals to select their own personal support packages, thereby promoting choice, independence and well-being.
We are seeking a professional individual with a keen intellect and an aptitude for mastering large amounts of information very quickly, who can provide support and assistance to the Director of Life After Stroke Services – North of England and to the Regional Head of Operations, North West as required.
The role will require you to coordinate the activities of the Involv Project funded by Ulster Garden Villages, University of Ulster and the Stroke Association. This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors, carers, SLT graduates, volunteers, schools, further education colleges and universities. The project offers a programme of stroke and health and well being awareness, training and education initiatives.
£5,904 to £7,740 per annum │14 hours per week│3 year FTC
This is a one year post qualification Graduate placement programme as part of the Involv project funded by Ulster Garden Village, University of Ulster and the Stroke Association. Twelve placements are available to existing Stroke Association volunteers who are newly qualified practitioners (NQP)/Speech and Language Therapists.