Circa £14,000 per annum
Closing date
Monday, 2 April, 2018
Interview date
Monday, 16 April, 2018
Job type

Ref: S369 | Stoke on Trent and North Staffordshire; office based in Stoke on Trent | 25 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to support our work with stroke survivors and their families following stroke.

We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent communication, interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service team in Stoke and North Staffordshire.

The Stroke Recovery Service Assistant will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the service under the guidance of the Stroke Recovery Coordinators.

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.

The role is varied and includes administration and data capture, liaison with stroke survivors, families and other organisations, volunteer support and coordination.

Applicants are likely to have experience of supporting people with disabilities and working with volunteers.

Excellent IT skills, a flexible approach to your role, use of your own car and the ability to drive are essential.

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 16 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.

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.