Circa £15,000 per annum
Closing date
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Interview date
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
Job type

Ref: S352 | Sheffield; North Zone | 21 hours per week

The psychological impact of stroke can be devastating and our Emotional Support Service aims to improve the emotional well-being of both stroke survivors and carers. We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with relevant counselling/Psychotherapy qualifications to join our Stroke Recovery Service team in Sheffield.

We are seeking to recruit an individual who displays a flexible approach with excellent planning, communication and organisational skills and who will be willing to take an active role in the development of the service. You will have an expert knowledge of delivering best counselling practice and be capable of working in a complex and challenging environment.

You must have a background of working with people with a disability or long term health condition. Excellent IT skills, use of your own car and the ability to drive are essential.

Applicants are required to hold a Diploma in integrative, humanistic or person-centred counselling/psychotherapy with BACP registration/accreditation (COSCA Accreditation also applicable for Scotland). 


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 23 February 2018. Interviews to be held on 7 March 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.

If you have any queries please email the HR team at  

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.

Role profile

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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.