Support Coordinator - Reading

Stroke Association
18000.00 GBP Annual + circa GBP18,000 per annum
09 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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 x 2
Location: 1 role office based in Reading and 1 role home based
Job Type: Permanent (Our services are contract based; we currently have funding until 31 March 2019)
Hours: Part time, 28 per week
Salary: circa GBP18,000 per annum

Closing Date: 2 April 2018
Interview Date: 12 and/or 13 April 2018

About the role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for two passionate and professional individuals with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service team serving Reading and Wokingham.

One role is office based in Reading; the other will be home-based predominantly serving Wokingham. Both entail regular travel, predominantly in and around Reading and Wokingham but also further afield.

Stroke Association Support Coordinators balance busy caseloads and work across a range of care, community and home settings. You will provide regular reviews and create client-centred intervention plans to support people to achieve their desired outcomes. The ability to provide clear, personally tailored information and advice is essential. Experience of recruiting and managing a team of volunteers would be highly beneficial.

Reporting to the Support Manager, the Stroke Association Support Coordinators will join an innovative and vibrant team in supporting stroke survivors and their families from hyper acute stroke admission through to adapting to life after stroke.

About you:

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven track record of effective time management. You will have a background in a caring and/or charity profession supporting people with disabilities.

You will have excellent IT skills and a strong understanding of how to use data to improve quality.

A flexible approach to your role, the use of a car and the ability to drive to fulfil the travel requirements of the role are essential.

You may have experience of the following: Stroke Recovery Service Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Health Care, Stroke Recovery, Third Sector, Charity, Advice, Administration etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.