Community Stroke Advisor - Tauranga and Coromandel regions

Listed 9 days Ago
Stroke Foundation - Midland
Non-profit - Social Services

Are you looking for a role that makes a real difference in life outcomes for people?

Can you engage with families and individuals offering support, problem solving skills and connection with the community?

Can you present information in an engaging and informative manner?

The Stroke Foundation is the only charity in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes and supporting people affected by stroke. Every day another 24 New Zealanders have a stroke and we need exceptional people working in our team to provide a consistent service for stroke survivors and their families in the community.

The Stroke Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Community Stroke Advisor (Parental Leave Cover) to provide support to stroke people and their families / whanau based in Tauranga and serving the Coromandel/Thames/Bay of Plenty region for 37.5 hours/week. This is an opportunity to make a real difference at a critical time in people‚Äôs lives.  Anticipated start date is 28th April 2021 for 12 months.

We are looking for a motivated person with the ability to support a family during a time of crisis, leading them through the challenges of their post-stroke recovery and enabling them to achieve their goals.

Ideally the appointee will also have presentation and community education skills, and interest in supporting our national health promotion work.

The position will suit someone with experience in working with disabled persons. Preferred applicants will have a community health/disability background, with associated networking skills, and should have knowledge of the effects of stroke and strategies for their day to day management.

Applications must be received by Tuesday 23rd March 2021.  Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held on Monday 29th March.

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