Community Stroke Advisor - Otago

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Stroke Foundation of NZ


Stroke Foundation of NZ

Dunedin Based

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

Can you engage with whanau/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 national charity in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes and supporting people affected by stroke. Every day more than 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 whanau and carers in the community.

The Stroke Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Community Stroke Advisor (Part-time) based in Dunedin and serving the Otago region for 20 hours/week. This is an opportunity to make a real difference at a critical time in people‚Äôs lives.  This is a permanent position.

We are looking for a motivated and organised 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.

Skills Required:

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

Applications must be received by 5pm Sunday 16th Oct 2022.  Applications through the QJumpers site.

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