Circa £22,500 per annum
Closing date
Monday, 2 April, 2018
Interview date
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018
Job type

Ref: S367 | Stoke and North Staffordshire; office based in Stoke on Trent | 35 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our stroke support team in Stoke and North Staffordshire. The role is office based in Stoke on Trent with regular travel predominantly in the Stoke and North Staffordshire area as well as 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 supporting those experiencing communication difficulties following their stroke.

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 a 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.

Our services are contract based; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 January 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 17 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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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.