Stroke Association Vacancy

Support Coordinator

Ref: S439 | Liverpool (two roles) & Knowsley (one role) but based in the Liverpool office – North Zone

28 hours per week
Salary: Circa £18,400 per annum
Closing date: Friday, 28 September, 2018
Interview date: Tuesday, 9 October, 2018, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
Job type: Part time

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to deliver support following stroke.

We are looking for innovative, passionate and professional individuals to join our teams in Liverpool & Knowsley. Working closely with the hospital and community multi-disciplinary teams you will provide emotional and practical support to stroke survivors, their families and carers, both in hospital and at home

he service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, providing a range of innovative support solutions. A key part of the role will be to recruit, train and manage a team of volunteers, to support service users and the delivery of the service. Referrals are received from the Acute and Community Stroke Teams in the local areas, families and other healthcare professionals.

Applicants are likely to have a background in the caring profession, preferably with knowledge of stroke. You must have all round flexible skills in listening, communication, organisation, IT and resourcefulness.

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.

This is a fixed term role until 31 March 2019.  Our services are contracted; we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2019.


Please complete and submit the application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  For assistance in completing the form please refer to the guidance.

E-mail the completed application form to northwest.recruitment@stroke.org.uk by the closing date 28 September 2018.  Interviews to be held on 9 October 2018 for the Knowsley post and 11 October 2018 for the Liverpool post.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfil our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and e-mail it to equalops@stroke.org.uk which is managed by our HR team.  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 recruitment@stroke.org.uk.

If you’re still unsure about applying for a role with us or just want to get an idea of the benefits of doing so please visit the benefits page or see what we do.

Role Profile

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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.

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