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Stroke Group Supporter (Stroke Association)
Location Throughout Northern Ireland
Description

Stroke Association

Stroke Group Supporter

Our Life After Stroke Service groups and Voluntary Groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors do not become socially isolated. They also help to build the confidence and self esteem of the people who attend. As a Stroke Group Supporter you will be part of a team who will assist in the running of these groups.

Role Description:

  • Assist Stroke Association staff and/or voluntary group committee members in arranging activities and events for the group by helping to provide information, researching and contacting local activity and/or service providers.
  • Supporting people to take part in activities organised for the group
  • Supporting Stroke Association staff and/or voluntary group committee members to set up and clear away venues where the group meets
  • Meeting and greeting group members
  • Preparing and providing refreshments
  • Potentially helping with other tasks that ensure the smooth running of the group such as risk assessments, first aid and compiling user feedback

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent listening skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Enjoy working with other people
  • Friendly and approachable manner

Benefits for you:

  • Practical experience of working with people who have been affected by stroke
  • An understanding and awareness of stroke and its effects and the challenges people face after stroke
  • An opportunity to enhance your CV or learn new skills
  • An opportunity to engage with your local community
  • An opportunity to gain experience with a well respected charity delivering sector leading services

Additional:

  • Support and training will be provided
  • Out of pocket expenses are reimbursed

     

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