Ref: S332 | Bracknell Forest; Office based | 35 hours per week
We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our stroke support team in East Berkshire. The role will be office based in Bracknell with regular travel predominantly within Bracknell Forest, but also across East Berkshire and further afield.
Reporting to the Stroke Association Support Manager, the Stroke Association 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 with regular reviews, including a review at 6 months which forms part of the national stroke audit.
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 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 is a fixed term contract until 31 April 2018 with the possibility of extension. Our services are contracted, we currently have funding for this post until 31 April 2018.
Email the completed application form to email@example.com by the closing date 4 February 2018. Interviews to be held week commencing 12 February 2018.
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In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.
We are 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.
We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We 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, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.
We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.
Together we can conquer stroke.