Ref: S273 | Homebased, Cumbria | 21 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 Support Services in Cumbria.
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 knowledge and experience of supporting people with disabilities. You must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels including health professionals.
Excellent IT skills, a flexible approach to your role, use of your own car and the ability to drive are essential.
This is a fixed term contract until June 2018. As our services are contracted, we currently have funding for this role until June 2018.
Email the completed application form to email@example.com by the closing date 17 November 2017. Interview date to be confirmed.
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 HR at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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.