Ref: S506 | Stockport (Office based) | 28 hours per week
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke.
We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service team in Stockport. Working closely with the hospital and community multi-disciplinary teams you will provide emotional and practical support to stroke survivors, their families and carers, both in hospital and at home.
The service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, by providing a range of innovative support solutions, supporting them to meet their desired outcomes. A key part of the role will be to recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers, to support service users and the delivery of the service.
Applicants are likely to have a background in a caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities. You must have all round flexible skills in listening, communication, organisation, IT and resourcefulness.
The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
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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.