Circa £14,500 per annum
Closing date
Sunday, 25 February, 2018
Interview date
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
Job type

Ref: S291 | Oxford | 23 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Stroke Support Directorate. You shall be based in our Oxford Office covering Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, within our Central Zone.

Reporting to the Head of Volunteering & Community Central, the Stroke Association Volunteering and Community Officer will:

  • Be responsible for growing and sustaining our community volunteering footprint for the benefit of people affected by stroke
  • Provide support and links with the relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide a strong link with and support to local Stroke Ambassadors, Stroke Association Voluntary Groups & Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs across the zone.
  • Deliver organisational programmes
  • Build and report upon a network of local stroke communities by providing local support, regular communications and ensuring national frameworks are embedded.

You will have a proven track record of supporting and developing groups, volunteers and community partnerships. You will also have a good understanding and experience of working in health, social care and/or voluntary sector. 

The use of your own car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role are essential.


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 25 February 2018. Interviews to be held 7 March 2018.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfill our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and email it to HR at  

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 the Stroke Association 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.

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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.