Support Manager .
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.
Position: Stroke Association Support Manager
Location: Office based or home based Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire & Gloucestershire – Central Zone
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary circa £26,000 per annum
Closing Date: 20 January 2019
Interview Date: 5 February 2019
About the role:
We are seeking an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our management team.
Reporting to the Head of Support, the Stroke Association Support Manager will oversee a diverse team of coordinators and volunteers ensuring the teams are delivering high quality support to stroke survivors and carers.
You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, a track record of working in a proactive and flexible way with the skills to lead and manage a diverse team of staff. Ideally you will have experience of managing teams, commissioning and community development within the Health and Social Care sector or a similar environment.
The successful applicant’s base will be negotiated and the roles will require travel across the designated area and the wider central England zone.
It is optional for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details.
Excellent IT skills, a flexible approach to your role, use of your own car and the ability to drive are essential.
You will have experience in the following: Support Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Team Leader, Supervisor, Learning Disabilities, Senior Support Worker, Social Care Manager, Support Team Leader, Health etc.