What will I be doing?
ï¿½Supporting stroke survivors whose communication has been affected by their stroke in order to build confidence and promote independence within a group setting.
ï¿½Assist group members in undertaking therapy activities under the direct supervision of a Speech & Language Therapist.
What skills and experience do I need?
ï¿½You will have good communication and listening skills.
ï¿½You will be patient and have a flexible approach.
ï¿½You will be friendly and sociable.
ï¿½You are willing to learn and develop skills to support and facilitate communication.
ï¿½You are willing to take direction from staff.
ï¿½You are willing to try new things and able to adapt to the needs of the service user.
What skills and experience will I gain?
ï¿½The opportunity to work alongside a Health Professional.
ï¿½An ability to communicate using a range of different methods.
ï¿½An awareness and understanding of disability.
ï¿½An insight into rehabilitation after stroke.
ï¿½An understanding of stroke and its effects.
When do you need me?
ï¿½Wednesdays between 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Any age restrictions?
ï¿½Over 18 years of age.