Support Coordinator - Communication Support (Stroke Charity) .
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 Coordinator - Communication Support
Locations: Basingstoke - Office Based
Job Types: Part Time, Fixed Term Maternity Cover until March 2020
Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: circa £18,400 per annum
Closing Date: 25 January 2019
Interview Date: 31 January 2019 in Southampton
About the role:
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our stroke support team in Hampshire.
Reporting to the Stroke Support Manager the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will deliver support to stroke survivors and carers living with the effects of stroke and communication difficulties. The Stroke Association Support Coordinator will assess the needs of stroke survivors and communication partners and create client-centred intervention plans, creating opportunities to develop communication strategies and rebuild confidence to support people to achieve their desired outcomes. You will be working in the community, facilitating small groups of communication support.
You’ll ideally have knowledge and experience of stroke or disability, experience of recruiting and managing a team of volunteers would also be highly beneficial. You’ll have a proven track record of excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. You’ll have excellent demonstrable IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.
The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
You may have experience of the following: Communication Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Support Coordinator, Advice, Support Coordinator etc.