Think Ahead Stroke are looking to recruit a Project Delivery Officer. Please see the Job details below, including how to apply.

Job Description

Think Ahead – Project Delivery Officer
Location: Wigan Borough
Responsible To: Think Ahead Executive Manager
Salary: £24,907 - £30,401 pro-rata
Hours of Work: 24 per week (may consider full-time post for right candidate)


Background:

Founded in 2000, Think Ahead Stroke is a support, advice and information charity. First and foremost Think Ahead is dedicated to improving the lives of stroke survivors, their carers and families by rebuilding health, hope and confidence through support,
advice and friendship.

The charity regularly evaluates the types of support available to stroke survivors and carers locally, and considering how best it can change and improve lives. The charity provides: person-to-person mentoring to allow those recently affected by stroke to learn from others who have a shared personal experience; structured, step by-step seminars and courses covering all aspects of the stroke journey and recovery – including physical and mental wellbeing; and a range of activities for stroke survivors and carers aimed at meeting their ongoing physical, social and emotional needs.

Purpose of the Job:

• The Project Delivery Officer will liaise with hospital and community based teams
from statutory and voluntary services, which support stroke survivors and
carers and provide information and advice to other professionals and carers.
• To connect and integrate with all other Stroke Care Pathway partners promoting
our offer of support and identifying any gaps in support.
• Work closely with colleagues, beneficiaries and partner organisations to
develop our offer of support in-line with our 5-year plan.
• Participate in the development and monitoring of services in conjunction with
colleagues and trustees.
• In a supervisory role, assist in induction, supervision and education of
volunteers, staff, tutors and students.
• To raise awareness of stroke and promote healthy lifestyle choices across the
Borough.

Principle Tasks:

Clinical
• Risk assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of activities for stroke
survivors and carers.
• Liaise with hospital and community based teams from statutory and voluntary
services, attending MDT’s (multi-disciplinary team meetings), and clinics, as
required.
• Link with services which support stroke survivors and carers and provide
information and advice to other professionals and carers.
• Develop links with all GP surgeries across the Borough.
• Maintain records in accordance with professional guidelines. Record and
collate all activity information for monitoring purposes.
• Evaluate activities and interventions and use reflective practice within
supervision to improve care.
• To continue to develop knowledge of stroke and participate in Greater
Manchester Integrated Stroke Delivery Network groups and events as required.

Organisational
• Develop, implement, supervise and review stroke specific activity groups to
meet the assessed needs of stroke survivors and carers referred to the charity.
• Develop, and assist with the delivery of, educational groups and workshops for
stroke survivors and carers, volunteers and other professionals
• Update, and assist with the development of, social media, website information
and promotion of the charity
• Produce written reports of activity and events and other significant information
for submission to executive manager and trustees
• Organise and attend promotional events
• Organise and attend fundraising events
• Develop an excellent understanding of Think Ahead and its core values and be
able to represent the organisation in various settings
• Attend all necessary training offered by Think Ahead or other partner agencies.
• Responsibility to maintain the charity’s core activities.

Professional
• To participate in regular personal supervision and training and also work within
a supervisory framework.
• To participate in the development and monitoring of services in conjunction with
the charity team and trustees.
• To assist in recruitment, induction, supervision and education of staff,
volunteers and students as required.
• To participate in own supervision and training, as required in compliance with
professional guidelines.

Person specification:

Before applying, be sure to read the person specification for the role. You can do so by clicking here.

How to apply:

If you believe you would be a great fit for the role, then please apply by sending your CV at the first instance to [email protected]