Circa £18,000 per annum
Closing date
Monday, 2 April, 2018
Interview date
Thursday, 12 April, 2018
Friday, 13 April, 2018
Job type

Ref: S366 | Reading and Wokingham | 28 hours per week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for two passionate and professional individuals with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service team serving Reading and Wokingham.

One role is office based in Reading; the other will be home-based predominantly serving Wokingham. Both entail regular travel, predominantly in and around Reading and Wokingham but also further afield.

Stroke Association Support Coordinators balance busy caseloads and work across a range of care, community and home settings. You will provide regular reviews and create client-centred intervention plans to support people to achieve their desired outcomes. The ability to provide clear, personally tailored information and advice is essential. Experience of recruiting and managing a team of volunteers would be highly beneficial.

Reporting to the Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinators will join an innovative and vibrant team in supporting stroke survivors and their families from hyper acute stroke admission through to adapting to life after stroke.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven track record of effective time management. You will have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities.

You will have excellent IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.

A flexible approach to your role, the use of a car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role are essential.

Our services are contract based; we currently have funding until 31 March 2019. 


Please complete and submit the application formCVs will not be accepted. For assistance in completing the form please refer to the guidance.

Email the completed application form to by the closing date 2 April 2018. Interviews to be held on 12 April 2018 and 13 April 2018.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfil our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and email it to which is managed by our HR team. Do not send it with your application or send your application to this email address.

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If you’re still unsure about applying for a role with us or just want to get an idea of the benefits of doing so please visit the benefits page or see what we do.

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.

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About us

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.