Stroke Support Coordinator - Communication Support
Stroke Association

Job Description

Stroke Support Coordinator - Communication Support

Scunthorpe

c.£7,500 per annum | 12 hours per week | Fixed-term until March 2019
 

Reporting to the Support Manager, The Stroke Association Support Coordinator – Communication Support, provides stroke survivors, carers and families personalised support around their communication needs.

The service is designed to enable stroke survivors to achieve the best possible level of communication whilst improving confidence and independence.

The purpose of the role is:

  • To ensure the communication needs of stroke survivors and carers are identified and addressed throughout their stroke recovery
  • To work collaboratively with a range of organisations, clinicians and other professionals to create meaningful networks, providing the best possible support throughout the stroke pathway and into the community
  • To recruit, develop and coordinate volunteers to support the service, ensuring a wide range of accessible and innovative support options are available

You will have excellent listening and communication skills, be organised and resourceful, with strong IT skills. 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

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.

Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until March 2019.

To find out more about this exciting role and to apply please click on the Apply link now.

Closing date: 19 August 2018.

Interview date: To be confirmed.