Ref: S370 | Calderdale; based at Brighouse - North Zone | 21 hours per week
We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Stroke Association Support Coordinator to join the life after stroke services team in Calderdale.
Based in Brighouse, reporting to the Stroke Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will provide a comprehensive and professional support service to stroke survivors, carers and volunteers in Calderdale.
You will be required to:
- Facilitate and manage Calderdale’s ‘Expert by Experience’ peer mentoring model
- Recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers to support service delivery
- Visit service users and their families in their own homes following referral, offering emotional support and information on stroke
- Facilitate and manage groups for stroke survivors and carers that will influence service delivery and planning
You will have a proven track record in a similar environment and demonstrable experience in managing volunteers, and the ability to communicate with people at all levels, including health professionals.
You should have a background of working with people with a disability or long term health condition. You must have a good telephone manner and excellent administrative and IT skills.
The use of a car and the ability to drive are essential and you must be prepared to travel throughout Calderdale and occasionally the wider region.
Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2019.
Email the completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date 1 April 2018. Interviews to be held on 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 email@example.com which is managed by our HR team. Do not send it with your application or send your application to this email address.
If you have any queries please email the HR team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.