Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC018761

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is a Scottish health charity, caring for and supporting people after stroke, or diagnosis of a chest or heart condition. We offer vital advice and information to people and their families, delivering support services in the community. We believe everyone has the right to live life to the full, so we are committed to influencing public policy to ensure those affected get the services they so badly need. Our ambition is to be Scotland’s leading organisation for community driven support for people with these health conditions.

Current vacancies

Senior Digital Marketing Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th July 2024

Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Senior Digital Marketing Lead you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions and Long Covid to live life to the full again.

This role is essential to the development and delivery of CHSS’s digital marketing and social media strategy. It requires specialist digital marketing skills and experience and is key to delivering emotive and engaging digital content to promote the charity’s work and ambition that there should be No Life Half Lived in Scotland.

Working in the creative and innovative Content team within our Comms Directorate, you will play a key role in growing our reach, engagement and influence across all our digital channels. You will also be responsible for planning and delivering digital marketing campaigns including web, SEO, SEM, Google Ads, email and social media. You will need to be data-driven and able to delivery insightful reports on content performance to drive future campaigns and inform internal teams.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Manager, Portobello

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • On site: Portobello
  • Closing 28th July 2024

Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as an Assistant Manager you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart, and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services forms a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.

[We are looking for an Assistant Manager to join the team in our new Boutique store in Peebles, working 13 hours per week, including Sundays, but flexibility to work overtime when required. You will be working with the team to drive performance through processing stock, generating donations, and working alongside a great team of volunteers.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families, and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Peer and Involvement Coordinator North

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Remote: North (Grampian, Highlands and Islands)
  • Closing 25th July 2024

Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Peer and Involvement Coordinator you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.

We are looking for a Peer and Involvement Coordinator to join our amazing Peer, Participation and Engagement team. The Peer and Involvement Coordinators support and build positive relationships with and between our affiliated Peer Support Groups. You will provide advice and guidance to the Peer Support Groups in your coordinator area, connecting them with relevant services, activities and networks locally. You will manage a team of Peer Connector Volunteers responsible for clusters of Peer Support Groups in your geographic area.

We are looking for someone with drive and creativity to support the expansion of the Peer Support network in pursuance of our strategic aim to expand our Peer Support community from 3 thousand to 10 thousand members by 2028. You will work with Peer, Participation and Engagement colleagues to support the CHSS Participation and Involvement Framework by involving Peer Group members in our participation and engagement activity.

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude towards people with disabilities and long-term conditions; an understanding of the challenges faced by people with chest, heart, stroke and long covid conditions.

Applicants must have a car and a current valid driving licence (expenses are paid at mileage rate).

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Senior Project Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,472
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th July 2024

Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Senior Project Support Officer you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.

We are looking for a Senior Project Support Officer to join our amazing team of Project Support Officers and Project Managers. This role will lead and support many of our Service Development Projects. The successful candidate will lead in the planning and delivery of projects, as well as organising and chairing project meetings & producing reports.

The post holder will need to support, coordinate and communicate with teams on multiple projects and will be expected to manage their time effectively.

Candidates do not need to have medical knowledge as training is provided on our health conditions. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude towards people with disabilities and long-term conditions as well as an understanding of the challenges faced by people with chest, heart and stroke conditions.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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