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

Stroke Nurse/Stroke Educator

  • Full time
  • Circa £31,930
  • Highland
  • Closing 23rd December 2022

Everyday 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 Stroke Nurse/Stroke Educator 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.

This is an exciting new role; we are looking for a stroke nurse who has experience of working with patients who have had a stroke or TIA. This is a unique post offering the opportunity to provide direct care to patients following discharge from hospital as well as providing the scope to deliver stroke education to staff aligned to the National Stoke Education Pathway. As Stroke Nurse/Stroke Educator, you will be key in providing support to stroke survivors, their families, and carers to ensure they receive the help and support they require to live the best lives they can. You will also be key in providing stroke education to staff and colleagues within the NHS, Health & Social Care Partnership, and other partner organisations working with colleagues in the CHSS Education Team promoting the highest standards of care. This is a permanent full-time post of 32.5 hours per week. Driving is a requirement of this post and a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

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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Community Support Coordinator Lothian

  • Full time
  • £21,836
  • Lothian
  • Closing 5th December 2022

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 Community Support Coordinator Support 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.

Do you enjoy working with people? Do you know someone with our health conditions or do you have the skills to help someone live their life to the full?

We are looking for a Community Support Coordinator to join our amazing team in the Lothian area. This role is focused on making sure that people affected by chest, heart and stroke conditions get the help they need and get back to doing the things that matter to them.

Through our Community Support Services, you will support people to have the confidence and tools to self-manage their health condition and live as independently as possible. You’ll also help people get back to doing the things that are important to them – from simple things like walking to their local shop following a stroke, to returning to a sky-high hobby of gliding!

You’ll be directly involved in supporting people with chest, heart and stroke conditions through both one-to-one and group services in both community and hospital settings. You’ll work with the rest of the Community Support Services team in Lothian, and manage a team of incredible volunteers, to make a real difference to the lives of people with our conditions.

Candidates don’t 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; an understanding of the challenges faced by people with chest, heart and stroke conditions including Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, our mission is to ensure there’s No Life Half Lived in Scotland – and you can be a vital part of that. We are Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

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

Applications will be considered from candidates living outside the Lothian area, but within a commutable distance.

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 PVG 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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Do you enjoy working with people? Do you know someone with our health conditions or do you have the skills to help someone live their life to the full?

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 Support Involvement Coordinator you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

We are looking for a Peer Support Involvement Coordinator to join our amazing team. The role of the Peer Support Involvement Coordinator is to support and build positive relationships with the affiliated Chest, Heart and Stroke Peer Support Groups in a designated area. Currently there are approximately 120 peer support groups in Scotland. The post holder will be required to coordinate regular visits, communicate and update the groups within their defined geographical area/s.

The Peer Support Involvment Coordinator will be required to work with other CHSS colleagues who can support the relationship with the groups by providing; advice and information, and through the development of new Peer Support Groups in a safe and sustainable way.

Candidates don’t 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; an understanding of the challenges faced by people with chest, heart and stroke conditions including Long Covid.

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.

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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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,540
  • Glasgow, Partick
  • Closing 30th November 2022

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 (insert role) Support 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.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days including Saturday’s.

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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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,540
  • Erskine
  • Closing 30th November 2022

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 (insert role) Support 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.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days including Saturday’s.

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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Assistant Manager

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Portobello
  • Closing 4th December 2022

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 Shop 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 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.

(Running store 3 days a week and flexing up to support the store to cover annual leave throughout the year)

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organizational 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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Kindness Call Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,836
  • Home Based
  • Closing 5th December 2022

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 Kindness Call 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.

The role of the Kindness Call Coordinator is to manage a telephone support service operating across the country, assisting those living with our conditions, who have become lonely or socially isolated.

Our Kindness Call Service is designed to provide a listening ear and an opportunity for those using the service to talk about what matters to them, helping to alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation and supporting them to live life to the full. Our trained kindness volunteers make regular calls, forming reassuring and encouraging relationships and are supported by the Kindness Call Coordinator.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

As this post is not a face to face role, applicants can be situated anywhere in the country.

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 PVG 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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Board of Trustee Recruitment

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

We are excited to share this great opportunity. It is a very important time for the charity as we continue to work to fulfil our No Life Half Lived strategy. We are recruiting up to four positions and would particularly like to take this opportunity to speak with people who have one or more of the following areas of knowledge, skills and experience:

· Lived experience of our conditions, particularly chest or heart conditions

· Finance

· Qualified accountancy

· Retail

· Clinical practice and medical research

· Governance and audit

· Fundraising

We welcome applications from everyone. However, we would welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on our Board, including:

· Women

· People from Black & Minority Ethnic backgrounds

· People under 50

· People with disabilities

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Stroke Nurse – Grampian

  • Full time
  • Circa £30,000
  • Woodend Hospital, Eday road, Aberdeen. AB15 6XS
  • Closing 9th April 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

The role of the Stroke Nurse is to facilitate a smooth transition from hospital back into the community, for people who have had a stroke and their families. The Stroke Nurse helps them adjust to the changes associated with the stroke, through the provision of information, advice and support.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is organized and motivated, with good communication skills. Candidates must have a first level general nursing qualification and have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in either a hospital or community setting. Experience working with people affected by stroke is desirable.

Access to a car is essential.

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

For an informal discussion please contact Dawn Manders, CHSS Lead Stroke Nurse, Grampian, on 07918723772 or email: dawn.manders@nhs.scot

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £15,717 pro-rata
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 16th April 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Shop at 3-7 Park St, Galashiels TD1 1BZ.

If you:

  • Are enthusiastic about retail?
  • Are sales driven?
  • Can generate stock?
  • Have a flair for fashion?

Come and join us!

Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.

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

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Safeguarding Administrator

  • Full time
  • £17,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th April 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

Keeping our people safe and well is not only a statutory obligation, it is central to our ethos and values as a charity. The understanding and knowledge of the importance of safeguarding is growing and the trust and confidence that the public and our stakeholders have in us is something we value and respect.

To support the development of a safeguarding culture and to ensure robust safeguarding procedures, we are looking for someone with outstanding administrative skills to join our People Driven Development Team.

In line with the values of CHSS, you will provide comprehensive administrative support for our Safeguarding practices as well as administrative support for the wider People Driven Development team. This will include undertaking PVG and Basic Disclosure applications and reference checks.

Your excellent organisational and communication skills will play an essential part in our team and ensure that CHSS is effective and accountable in all that we do.

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

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Community Involvement Coordinator – Long Covid

  • Part time
  • Circa up to £22,400 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 16th April 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The purpose of this role is to engage with people effected by Long Covid to influence the design and development of the services which matter to them.

COVID 19/Long COVID is a relatively recent condition that has been added to CHSS services. People with long COVID are facing real challenges in getting support and guidance on managing their condition, together with the increased burden of isolation and mental health.

The role holder will use the principles of community development to understand the collective needs across the condition. The role will then explore what services and pathways are needed to enable people to live well.

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

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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Bothwell
  • Closing 16th April 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Shop at 73-75 Main St, Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8ER.

If you:

• Are enthusiastic about retail?

• Are sales driven?

• Can generate stock?

• Have a flair for fashion?

Come and join us!

Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.

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

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Shop Managers (Glasgow)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Glasgow: Giffnock and Newton Mearns
  • Closing 14th April 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Shop at 172-174 Fenwick Rd, Giffnock, Glasgow G46 6XF and 102 -104 Ayr Rd, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 6EG.

If you:

  • Are enthusiastic about retail?
  • Are sales driven?
  • Can generate stock?
  • Have a flair for fashion?

Come and join us!

Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.

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

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Health Defence Lead (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • Circa £33,000
  • Home based currently – covering Drumchapel and Maryhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 25th April 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness, and challenge where people can help each other, secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support, and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people living with our health conditions.

We are seeking maternity cover for the post of Health Defence Lead, who will be integral in delivering the CHSS Health Defence Programme and line management of the Health Defence team.

The CHSS Health Defence programme focusses on the secondary prevention and self-management of chest, heart, and stroke conditions. Funding granted by the Glasgow Communities Fund enables Health Defence 2.0 to build on the foundations of our pilot project in Drumchapel, with expansion into the Maryhill community.

The post holder will be responsible for the development and delivery of health improvement services that meet the needs of the communities that we serve. This includes the evaluation of the existing Health Defence programme; community engagement, co-design, and delivery of the new Health Defence 2.0 programme; and the evaluation of Health Defence 2.0.

We are seeking an individual who is organised, motivated, with good communication skills and who has experience in delivering health promotion services. Candidates must have an Allied Health Professional/First Level Nursing qualification and/or qualifications in Health Promotion/Public Health; and have evidence of continued professional development. Access to a car is essential.

This post is fixed term for 12 months.

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

For an informal discussion please contact Michelle Bremner by email Michelle.Bremner@chss.org.uk to arrange a mutually convenient time.

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Shop Manager – Dunfermline

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Shop at 6 East Port, Dunfermline KY12 7LJ.

If you:

  • Are enthusiastic about retail?
  • Are sales driven?
  • Can generate stock?
  • Have a flair for fashion?

Come and join us!

Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.

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

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Interactive Content Developer (Home Based)

  • Full time
  • £24,800
  • Base: (Home working)
  • Closing 17th May 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland as an interactive content developer within the eLearning team.

In this role, you will be developing and updating innovative digital content for individuals who are affected by chest and heart conditions or have suffered a stroke, as well as professionals and the public. These learning materials to date, have been accessed by over 4 million users across Scotland, UK and worldwide.

This role would suit someone who is enthusiastic about learning, with strong personal organisational and project management skills. Experience as media content developer, eLearning developer role or similar is essential.

You will need to be able to manage multiple work projects simultaneously and work closely with the eLearning manager and working groups who provide the ‘learning information’ to be included in these resources. You will help guide and shape their ideas into high quality online learning content.

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

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Project Support Officer

  • Part time
  • Circa £17,000 pro-rata
  • Home based currently
  • Closing 12th May 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are seeking an experienced Project Support Officer to provide support for a new project supporting people recovering from COVID 19. The project, in collaboration with NHS Lothian, is for the “Digital and personalised health information/ advice with facilitation enabling people to create their pathway to self-manage recovery from COVID-19”.

Strategic aims of the project:

· To create a supportive accessible recovery pathway to eventual self-management for people living with the impact of a COVID 19 diagnosis.

· To engage with people living with impact of the virus to better understand the spectrum of diagnosis and clinical manifestations and the impact on daily living.

· To evaluate the efficacy of our service design, make appropriate improvements and prepare to scale up across the country.

The role will also include administrative support to the wider Services Directorate and Services Management Team.

Applications are welcome from candidates with relevant experience who are organised, motivated, with good communication skills and are able to manage competing demands for support across multiple projects.

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

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Shop Manager - Drumchapel

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Drumchapel
  • Closing 12th May 2021

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Shop at 16 Dunkenny Square, Drumchapel, Glasgow G15 8NB

If you:

· Are enthusiastic about retail?

· Are sales driven?

· Can generate stock?

· Have a flair for fashion?

Come and join us!

Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.

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

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Physical Activity Specialist

  • Part time
  • £23,600 pro-rata
  • Home based currently – covering Drumchapel and Maryhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd May 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are seeking a Physical Activity Specialist with a REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) Level 4 instructor qualification to help deliver our Physical Activity strategy. You will be responsible for delivering and promoting physical activity to those people who are referred to the Health Defence project and the wider Physical Activity programme. You will use your expert knowledge to deliver according to physical activity guidelines to improve the health and wellbeing of our service users.

The CHSS Health Defence initiative focusses on the secondary prevention and self-management of chest, heart and stroke conditions. Physical activity is a key element of this initiative and funding granted by the Glasgow Communities Fund enables us to build on the existing physical activity offer in Drumchapel with expansion into the Maryhill community and virtually.

We are seeking an individual who is organised, motivated, with good communication skills and who has experience in delivering physical activity sessions. Candidates must have further/higher education in Health & Fitness beyond school certification (e.g., HND/Degree) as well as a Level 4 specialist qualification in one of our three conditions. Experience in mental health training and motivational interviewing is also desirable. Access to a car is essential.

Travel to Glasgow/Edinburgh when permissible due to Covid regulations.

*This post is fixed term up to 31 March 2023.

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

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Health Defence Administration Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,000 pro-rata
  • Home based currently (within Scotland)
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant to provide support to the Health Defence and Physical Activity Programmes. The Health Defence programme focusses on the secondary prevention and self-management of our conditions. Funding granted by the Glasgow Communities Fund enables Health Defence 2.0 to build on the foundations of our pilot project in Drumchapel, with expansion into Maryhill and roll out of our physical activity strategy in these communities.

The role includes but is not limited to; database management; supporting volunteer recruitment and training requirements; supporting regular meetings and steering groups; assisting at health improvement events and health walks. Applications are welcome from candidates with relevant experience who are organised, motivated, with good communication skills and are able to manage competing demands for support across multiple projects.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

*This post is fixed term up to 31 March 2023.

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

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Assistant Shop Manager Melrose

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Melrose
  • Closing 17th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager Kilmacolm

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 16th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager Newington

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager Kilmacolm

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Kilmacolm
  • Closing 13th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Head of Volunteering

  • Full time
  • Circa £38,000
  • Blended Working – Working from home and Edinburgh Office
  • Closing 16th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

CHSS is one of the largest volunteer-involving organisations with over 8,000 volunteers supporting us to delivery our No Life Half Lived Strategy. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to provide strategic leadership, vision and direction for our Volunteering Strategy, ensuring that we continue to develop and sustains high quality volunteering activity . You will develop and support a national support structure through effective planning, growth and sustainability by ensuring that volunteers are recruited, motivated and have a highly rewarding volunteering experience.

You should have:

Knowledge of the current volunteering landscape in Scotland and how this relates to an organisation of the scope and scale of CHSS.

Experience in the field of volunteering leadership, with responsibility for large numbers of volunteers in different locations across a wide geographical spread.

Demonstrable experience of managing staff in a senior role.

Proven leadership skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable successful influencing, listening and negotiating with others.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Deputy Head – Community Support Services

  • Full time
  • £39,000
  • Home Based – with travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 16th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The role of the Deputy Head – Community Support Services will support the Head of Service Delivery to develop and deliver a range of service solutions that will meet the needs of people living with all of our conditions including Long COVID, clearly demonstrating the impact of these services for people, the systems in which we operate and potential funders/donors. The postholder will lead the Community Support Management Team which will oversee the delivery of operational element of the Services Plan with a specific focus on geographic delivery, volunteer development, aphasia development and service development in line with our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

Candidates must have a recognised professional qualification within heath and/or social care or demonstrable experience of management within health and / or social care.

Individuals should also be able to lead motivate, engage, inspire and develop staff whilst leading teams through change in a positive and constructive manner. You should have experience of service evaluation and audit and robust understanding of impact measurement. Networking skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders is also essential.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • Circa £16,055 pro-rata
  • Bothwell
  • Closing 20th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Retail

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Sunday Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • Circa £16,055 pro-rata
  • Stockbridge
  • Closing 15th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Retail

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Assistant Shop Manager - Drumchapel

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Drumchapel
  • Closing 27th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • Circa £16,055 pro-rata
  • Wishaw
  • Closing 29th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager - Carluke

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Carluke
  • Closing 22nd June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims 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

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Morningside
  • Closing 23rd June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager Glasgow North

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow
  • Closing 5th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Top job! Deputy Head – Clinical Services

  • Full time
  • £39,000
  • Home Based – with travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 30th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The role of the Deputy Head – Clinical Services will support the Head of Service Delivery to develop and deliver a range of service solutions that will meet the needs of people living with all of our conditions including Long COVID, clearly demonstrating the impact of these services for people, the systems in which we operate and potential funders/donors. The postholder will lead the Clinical Services Team which will oversee the delivery of operational element of the Services Plan with a specific focus on geographic clinical service delivery in line with our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

Candidates must have a recognised professional qualification / registration within heath and/or social care such as NMC or HCPC registration. Individuals should also be able to lead motivate, engage, inspire and develop staff whilst leading teams through change in a positive and constructive manner. You should have a track record of managing clinical based services, as well as experience of clinical service design, continuous improvement and experience of service evaluation and audit. Networking skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders is also essential.

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

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community, Events and Corporate Fundraiser (North East)

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Home based covering North East Scotland
  • Closing 4th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are looking to recruit a new member of our dynamic Community Fundraising and Events team. Organised, motivated and a confident communicator both verbal and written, possessing the energy and passion for fundraising including a proven aptitude to establish, build, and maintain great relationships with communities and colleagues alike. General knowledge of the North-East, specifically Aberdeenshire and Tayside

You will be assisting the Community & Events Manager - North of Scotland, to maximise income generation from a variety of audiences and will play a key role in the Community & Events Fundraising team across our events and activities working to agreed KPIs. You will have a can-do, solution focused attitude with experience of managing a varied workload independently.

You will be required:

  • To generate support and income from community, corporate and events income streams working to agreed KPIs and objectives.
  • To manage and achieve development targets, taking a lead and individual responsibility for specific projects.
  • To build relationships with volunteers and help recruit new volunteers to aid the growth in fundraising support required in the area.
  • To proactively approach schools, groups, organisations, and companies to deliver presentations and information about the charity.
  • To work with the Community and Events Fundraising Manager – North of Scotland to promote and develop event fundraising activities working to agreed KPIs.

Applicants must possess a current clean driving license and access to own transport. At least two year’s fundraising experience in community and corporate would be desired. It is also essential to have flexibility on working hours, which can on occasion be throughout Scotland. CHSS operates a managed time policy. Good IT skills including MS Office 365, Excel, Raisers Edge NXT or other CRM platform are vital and most importantly a commitment to make a difference to people’s quality of life through the role.

Are you looking for a new and varied role where you can have real impact? Do you have experience of building relationships and fundraising in the community?

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager - Bridge of Allan

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Bridge of Allan
  • Closing 30th June 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community, Events and Corporate Fundraiser (West of Scotland)

  • Full time
  • Circa £26,000
  • Home based covering West of Scotland
  • Closing 4th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are looking to recruit a new member of our dynamic Community Fundraising and Events team. Organised, motivated and a confident communicator both verbal and written, possessing the energy and passion for fundraising including a proven aptitude to establish, build, and maintain great relationships with communities and colleagues alike. General knowledge of Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway regions would be valuable.

You will be assisting the Community & Events Manager to maximise income generation from a variety of audiences and will play a key role in the Community & Events Fundraising team across our events and activities working to agreed KPIs. You will have a can-do, solution focused attitude with experience of managing a varied workload independently.

Applicants must possess a current clean driving license and access to own transport. At least two year’s fundraising experience in community and corporate would be desired. It is also essential to have flexibility on working hours, which can on occasion be throughout Scotland. CHSS operates a managed time policy. Good IT skills including MS Office 365, Excel, Raisers Edge NXT or other CRM platform are vital and most importantly a commitment to make a difference to people’s quality of life through the role.

Are you looking for a new and varied role where you can have real impact? Do you have experience of building relationships and fundraising in the community?

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims 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

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh Newington
  • Closing 14th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager (Lanark)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Carluke
  • Closing 15th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community Support Coordinator Tayside

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Community Support Coordinator Lothian

  • Part time
  • Circa £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home Based
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Community Support Coordinator Highland

  • Part time
  • £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home Based
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Community Support Coordinator Greater Glasgow & Clyde

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background

Department: Service Delivery

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Community Support Coordinator Grampian

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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North Geographic Manager, Community Support Services

  • Full time
  • Circa £26,000
  • Home based in Grampian or Highlands
  • Closing 28th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them.

We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The purpose of this role is to lead the delivery and ongoing development of CHSS community-based support services in the North of Scotland, with a focus on enabling people with our conditions to live with and beyond their new reality.

The postholder will manage a team of Community Support Coordinators across Grampian, Highlands and Islands and will be a visible and vocal advocate for the charity to maintain our position as the key 3rd sector partner within geographic systems of health and social care.

The postholder will demonstrate the impact of our services and develop and maintain local and national relationships to ensure the long-term success of the charity and the delivery of our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

Please see the role profile to view the key accountabilities, key challenges and required skills and experience.

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

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Kilmacolm
  • Closing 19th July 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To main purpose of the Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager generating income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 19.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 3 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Retail

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Trading Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Livingston Warehouse
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

This is a unique opportunity to join CHSS as part of our Retail and Trading Team, where you will play an integral part in supporting our No Life Half Lived strategy.

At CHSS, we offer an exclusive range of Christmas cards, Everyday greeting cards, gift wrap, notebooks, diaries and bespoke gifts, both through our chain of shops and online. We work with local Scottish artists, to design our amazing products, ideally you will be able to build on these relationships and build new exciting ones within Communities. You will lead on income generation within the Trading department and support the development of new product ranges that compliment our existing proposition and explore further opportunities to grow our reach.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Trust and Corporate Fundraising Assistant

  • Full time
  • Circa £18,000
  • Blended Working
  • Closing 18th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are looking to recruit a new member of our highly successful fundraising team to work alongside our Trusts and Foundations Officer and our Community Events & Corporate team. Are you someone who is organised, motivated, and a confident communicator who has the energy and passion to develop this role?

You will assist the Trusts and Foundations Officer to maximise income from a variety of private trusts, charitable foundations, and lotteries. You will also support the Community Events & Corporate team in the research and identification of new corporate partners the length and breadth of Scotland.

In this role, you will be required:

  • To identify, research and approach charitable trusts and foundations for funding
  • To manage your own portfolio of small-to-medium trusts and build positive relationships between CHSS and trusts when successfully awarded funds.
  • To identify and research potential corporate partners, support the Community Events & Corporate team in making approaches and, where required, attend corporate stewardship and fundraising events.
  • To keep our fundraising database up to date with all relevant and legitimate information

You will be educated to SQA Higher level in English and Mathematics, have previous volunteering or fundraising experience, excellent writing skills and be an organised self-starter.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Fundraising Assistant

  • Full time
  • Circa £17,000
  • Blending Working
  • Closing 18th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The Fundraising Assistant plays a pivotal role in building relationships with our supporters and supporting our fundraising team to raise vital funds. The main purpose of this role is to deliver excellent customer service to our supporters from the beginning of their journey with Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.

Our processes need to be as efficient and effective as possible to help build lasting relationships through written and verbal communication with our supporters and ensure efficient administration of donations and maintaining accurate data on our CRM system.

Good educational standard preferably English and Mathematics. In addition, excellent ICT skills in Office 365, experience of Raisers Edge (or other Customer Relationship Management system), the ability to manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines are essential.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Health & Safety Lead

  • Full time
  • Circa £33,000
  • Blended Working – Working from home and Edinburgh Office
  • Closing 15th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them.

This role will ensure CHSS complies with all legal and statutory health & safety legislation, reporting on risk and compliance, and ensure that health & safety is embedded across our retail chain of 40 shops, service delivery, fundraising events, office, and home working.

You will lead and coordinate the organisation’s health & safety culture by supporting employees and volunteers to establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with health and safety are adhered to.

You will also provide support to the Director of People Driven Development and the Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development in the development of health & safety strategy and plans.

You will be regarded as an authority in CHSS on health & safety.

In addition, you should be a confident communicator to a variety of audiences, have well developed ICT skills (ideally in Office 365, including SharePoint), project management, administrative and organisational skills. A Full UK driving licence and access to a car is required.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community, Events and Corporate Manager – North

  • Full time or Permanent
  • Circa £33,000
  • Home Based - Inverness
  • Closing 29th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The Community, Events and Corporate Manger will grow and maximize voluntary income within the community, engage with local supporters, groups, and corporate organisations; to cultivate and drive income generation ensuring the continual delivery of our No Life Half Lived strategy.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager

  • Full time or Permanent
  • £18,000
  • Bridge of Allan
  • Closing 29th August 2021

One of our Flagship stores, Bridge of Allan is looking for a new Store Manager, someone with the retail experience to drive performance, a love of fashion and who wants to be a real part of their local community.

Our Store Managers work hard, but they all love the challenges of making the most from our donations, building and working with their teams of volunteers and delivering our high standards; all the while knowing they’re supporting their own local community and raising the funds for our Services to work with.

Bridge of Allan store is not your average charity shop, it’s one of our Boutique models of store, with a fabulous quirky look and amazing stock thanks to the local donors and it needs a Manager that can maintain it’s high standards! See our video and pop in to understand what we do there – the team are always happy to talk about what they do and if you’re still not sure if it’s right for you our Regional Manager, Sally, would love to talk to you about the role on 07702 802657.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The Health & Wellbeing of our teams is very important to us and getting the work/home life balance right is important to get the best from everyone. CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Sunday Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • Unpaid
  • Davidson Mains
  • Closing 26th August 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Sunday Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate

income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for

customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time or Permanent
  • Circa £16,055
  • Lanark
  • Closing 5th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 19.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 3 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager

  • Full time or Permanent
  • £18,000
  • Lanark
  • Closing 5th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 6th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join CHSS as a part of our Retail Team. We are looking for Retail Support Managers, individuals with the retail experience to drive performance, to assist with staff training and development, provide shop cover across your designated Region and support the Retail Regional Manager to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy

This role does require some travel as you will be required to support Shops across your designated Region, although base Shops will be allocated, these will be areas of primary focus

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Retail

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join CHSS as a part of our Retail Team. We are looking for Retail Support Managers, individuals with the retail experience to drive performance, to assist with staff training and development, provide shop cover across your designated Region and support the Retail Regional Manager to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy

This role does require some travel as you will be required to support Shops across your designated Region, although base Shops will be allocated, these will be areas of primary focus

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Edinburgh/East Lothian
  • Closing 6th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join CHSS as a part of our Retail Team. We are looking for Retail Support Managers, individuals with the retail experience to drive performance, to assist with staff training and development, provide shop cover across your designated Region and support the Retail Regional Manager to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy

This role does require some travel as you will be required to support Shops across your designated Region, although base Shops will be allocated, these will be areas of primary focus

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager (Biggar)

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Biggar
  • Closing 24th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To main purpose of the Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager generating income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 11 hours per week, working 4.5 hours every Sunday and 10am to 5pm one other day.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager (Kilmarnock)

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 24th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

This is a part time post working 13 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 2 days.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Drumchapel
  • Closing 7th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

Part time position working 19.5 hours, 3 days 10am to 5pm.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Strathaven
  • Closing 15th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Lisa Scott, Regional Retail Manager on 07471 279 691 for an informal chat.

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Office Administration Assistant

  • Full time
  • Circa £16,055
  • Blended office / home based
  • Closing 17th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The role’s purpose is to provide comprehensive support delivery of a professional, customer-focused administrative service to all colleagues across CHSS.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide office support to individuals or teams across the organisation which is vital for the smooth running of the organisation by undertaking a variety of office administration tasks
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Support our banking and mail processes
  • General administrative support for all Directorates across the organisation
  • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material
  • Meeting support, including meeting organisation, sourcing, collating & circulating papers and minute-taking
  • Organise and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Maintaining & updating databases/datasets and providing management reports
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Distribution and recording of all Health Information dispatched by courier
  • Organising events and training
  • Assist with Health and Safety within the office, including fire evacuations and facilities management duties

We are looking for candidates who have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a customer contact/reception role
  • Experience of planning and organising a diverse workload
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook)
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to work flexibly

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Perthshire
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join CHSS as a part of our Retail Team. We are looking for Retail Support Managers, individuals with the retail experience to drive performance, to assist with staff training and development, provide shop cover across your designated Region and support the Retail Regional Manager to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy

This role does require some travel as you will be required to support Shops across your designated Region, although base Shops will be allocated, these will be areas of primary focus

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Kindness Call Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 6th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Kindness Call Coordinator is to manage a telephone support service operating across the country, assisting those living with our conditions, who have become lonely or socially isolated.

Our Kindness Call Service is designed to provide a listening ear and an opportunity for those using the service to talk about what matters to them, helping to alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation and supporting them to live life to the full. Our trained kindness volunteers make regular calls, forming reassuring and encouraging relationships and are supported by the Kindness Call Coordinator.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

As this post is not a face to face role, applicants can be situated anywhere in the country.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Department: Service Delivery

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Community Support Coordinator Lothian

  • Part time
  • Circa £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home Based
  • Closing 29th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community Support Coordinator Greater Glasgow & Clyde

  • Part time
  • Circa £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home Based
  • Closing 29th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a Basic Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 26th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 19.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 3 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Store Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Bridge of Allan
  • Closing 2nd November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

One of our Flagship stores, Bridge of Allan is looking for a new Store Manager, someone with the retail experience to drive performance, a love of fashion and who wants to be a real part of their local community.

Our Store Managers work hard, but they all love the challenges of making the most from our donations, building and working with their teams of volunteers and delivering our high standards; all the while knowing they’re supporting their own local community and raising the funds for our Services to work with.

Bridge of Allan store is not your average charity shop, it’s one of our Boutique models of store, with a fabulous quirky look and amazing stock thanks to the local donors and it needs a Manager that can maintain it’s high standards! Pop in to understand what we do there – the team are always happy to talk about what they do and if you’re still not sure if it’s right for you our Regional Manager, Sally, would love to talk to you about the role on 07702 802657

The Health & Wellbeing of our teams is very important to us and getting the work/home life balance right is important to get the best from everyone. CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,400
  • Stirlingshire & Perthshire
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We are looking for a Support Manager to work closely with our Regional Manager, supporting the stores to deliver performance, this is a great opportunity for someone looking for a field role, whilst still retaining the hands on approach of a Store Manager, primarily the role is to support our fabulously unique Boutique stores in Auchterarder, Perth and Bridge of Allan, but also to be ready to support in our incredibly busy Discount stores, such as Grangemouth, and across the region on the East coast. The role will be varied, including supporting stores with training, standards of processes and merchandising, recruiting volunteers, stock levels and covering for annual leave to ensure we can keep stores open. If you think this might be for you but have more questions, our Regional Manager Sally would love to discuss the opportunity further with you on 07702 802657.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health 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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Kilmacolm
  • Closing 29th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager (Davidson's Mains)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Shop Manager (Stockbridge)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Stockbridge, Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th October 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Sunday Assistant Shop Manager (Melrose)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Melrose
  • Closing 4th November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Sunday Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

Please see the role profile to view the key accountabilities, key challenges and required skills and experience.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Strathaven
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centered, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 13 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 2 days with flexibility to work extra when required.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Carluke
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 13 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 2 days with flexibility to work extra when required.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Shop Manager (Stockbridge)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Stockbridge
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Shop Manager (Davidson Mains)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Davidson Mains
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Shop Manager (Kilmalcolm)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Killmalcolm
  • Closing 30th November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the Shop Manager is to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a full time post working 32.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,055 pro-rata
  • Kilmacolm
  • Closing 30th November 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To main purpose of the Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager generating income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 19.5 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 3 days.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator (North Highland Area)

  • Part time
  • £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home based - North Highland Area
  • Closing 9th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator - Western Isles

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Home based - Western Isles
  • Closing 9th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator Highland (Mid Area)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,200
  • Home based - Highland (Mid Area)
  • Closing 9th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator (South Highland & Skye area)

  • Part time
  • £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home based - South Highland & Skye area
  • Closing 9th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator (Lothian)

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 17th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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This vacancy has now closed

Content Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Home Based
  • Closing 10th December 2021

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

As Content Officer you will be working full-time within our dynamic Communications Directorate - turning leads for stories into written copy, video and web content that makes people emotionally connect with our cause.

So many people in Scotland with our conditions need help right now. If you’re looking for a job to use your creative writing and content development talents to make a real difference then please apply.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Manager (Portobello)

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Portobello
  • Closing 5th January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

The Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Manager (Morningside)

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Morningside
  • Closing 5th January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator South Highland & Skye

  • Part time
  • Circa £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home-based South Highland & Skye
  • Closing 21st January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator – Western Isles

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,200
  • Home-based, Western Isles
  • Closing 21st January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Support Coordinator (North Highland Area)

  • Part time
  • £21,200 pro-rata
  • Home-based (North Highland Area)
  • Closing 21st January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 24th January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Discount shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique Discount shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To drive high volume of stock acquisition and lead the team in fast paced working environment in order to deliver high level of stock processing in order to support delivery of financial targets

This is a part time post working 13 hours per week, 10am to 5pm over 2 days.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Stockbridge
  • Closing 21st January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

[Recruiting for a Assistant manager in Stockbridge Store store ]

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant manager

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Newington
  • Closing 27th January 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

Recruiting for a Assistant manager in Newington store.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Community Support Coordinator Lothian

  • Full time
  • £21,200
  • Home Based
  • Closing 7th February 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The main purpose of the post of the Community Support Coordinator is to carry a caseload for community support services in your designated area.

Our Community Support Services are designed to support people to do what matters to them and progress towards self-management so they can live life to the full and as independently as possible. We provide volunteer and staff led, one to one and group services in the community and hospital settings.

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 cardiac, respiratory and stroke conditions as well as Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Assistant Shop Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Biggar
  • Closing 7th February 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

To main purpose of the Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager generating income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS.

To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets.

The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.

This is a part time post working 11 hours per week, working 4.5 hours every Sunday and 10am to 5pm one other day.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Auchterarder Store Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Auchterarder Store
  • Closing 19th February 2022

We are looking for a Store Manager to run our fabulous Auchterarder boutique, leading a team of volunteers to raise income and be a vital part of the local community, using your skills in retail, fashion awareness and people skills you’ll need to generate stock, recruit volunteers and maintain our high standards to achieve income targets successfully, want to know more about if this is the role for you? do call the Regional Manager Sally on 07702 802657 to discuss it.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health 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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Content Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £26,000
  • Home based currently due to Covid-19
  • Closing 4th March 2022

Across Scotland, over one million people – that’s one in five of us – are living with the effects of a chest, heart or stroke condition. We are here to help everyone who needs us. At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, our mission is to make sure there is no life half lived.

We are looking for a talented writer who can create engaging content across multiple channels and for different audiences. We are looking for someone who can bring to life the inspirational stories of people living with our conditions to rally supporters to our cause. If you have a talent for making people connect emotionally with an issue through great writing we want to hear from you.

As Content Officer you will be working full-time within our dynamic Communications and Fundraising Directorate – turning leads into stories creating written copy, video and digital content that makes people emotionally connect with our cause and our charity. If you are looking for a job to use your creative writing and content development talents to make a real difference to people’s lives in Scotland then please apply.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims 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

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Stockbridge
  • Closing 26th February 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Retail Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,400
  • Perthshire & Stirlingshire
  • Closing 10th March 2022

The Retail and Trading department in Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland increases income for the Charity through a chain of 40 retail shops across Scotland, operating across 2 distinct different formats – Boutique and Discount.

We currently have approx. 85 colleagues and 1000 volunteers. The purpose of this role is to work with the Regional Retail Manager and store teams in delivering income targets to support the vital work we do for Scotland and our local communities for the 1 in 5 people affected by our conditions.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a field role, whilst still retaining the hands on approach of a Store Manager, primarily the role is to support our fabulously unique Boutique stores in Auchterarder, Perth and Bridge of Allan, but also to be ready to support in our incredibly busy Discount stores, such as Grangemouth, and across the region on the East coast. The role will be varied, including supporting stores with training, standards of processes and merchandising, recruiting volunteers, maintaining stock levels and covering for annual leave to ensure we can keep stores open.

Working in our stores is a great opportunity to combine your retail experience, fashion awareness and people skills to take a bag of donated stock, utilise all your expertise and turn it into income for our services departments to put to good use across Scotland.

If you think this might be for you but have more questions, our Regional Manager Sally would love to discuss the opportunity further with you on 07702 802657.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

CHSS full time hours are 32.5 hours per week working 10am to 5pm over 5 days.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including:

Annual Leave: Entitled to 36 days annual leave in their first year of service (including public holidays). Awarded one extra day’s annual leave for each complete year of service up to a maximum of 42 days (including public holidays). These allowances are pro-rated for part time

Family Leave: CHSS operates an enhanced maternity and adoption pay scheme and paid time off for dependents (emergency leave)

Permanent Health Insurance & Sick Leave: Permanent Health Insurances available to all employees after 12 months of service.

CHSS pays occupational sick pay which is paid on a rolling 12-month basis.

Pension Scheme: CHSS offers a Group Personal Pension Plan, which has been established with Aviva.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Internal Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Home based currently due to Covid-19 (Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 28th February 2022

Across Scotland right now people are worried about their heart condition, struggling to breathe or fighting to recover from a stroke. We won’t stand for that. At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland our mission is to make sure that no life is half lived. We’re looking for an Internal Communications specialist for one year (Maternity Cover) who will be responsible for planning, creating and delivering high quality content to engage staff across our charity.

The role holder will provide support across teams and Directorates to make sure staff are aware of opportunities to get involved in the charity’s activities and to celebrate the successes of the charity, its staff and volunteers. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative communications all-rounder who is committed to delivering excellent communications to support the charity’s objectives and strategy. You will also need to be able to build strong effective relationships with key stakeholders both inside and outside the organisation.

As Internal Communications Officer you will be working full-time within our dynamic Communications and Fundraising Directorate.

We are the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our Hospital to Home services provide a network of nurses, support workers and peer support groups to help people across Scotland live life to the full. So many people in Scotland with our conditions need help right now. If you’re looking for a job to use your knowledge of internal communications and creative writing to make a real difference then please apply.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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ICT Support Technician

  • Full time
  • £20,000
  • Hybrid – mixture of home based and office
  • Closing 25th March 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

We are looking for an ICT Support Technician to assist the Head of ICT and the ICT Infrastructure Analysts with the management and support of the charity’s Information Technology and Communication requirements. This will include providing clear first and second line technical assistance and support to all staff and volunteers in the organisation over the phone, in writing, occasionally in person and using remote management software.

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

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims 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

  • Part time
  • £16,731 pro-rata
  • Kelso
  • Closing 16th March 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health 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.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

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Volunteering Development Lead (Learning & Development)

  • Part time
  • £26,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh/blended
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

CHSS is one of the largest volunteer-involving organisations with over 8,000 volunteers enabling us to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

This is an exciting opportunity to drive a people driven, strategic and cross-organisational approach to learning and development for both our volunteers and volunteer line managers. The role ensures that our 8,000 volunteers and 150 volunteers line managers have the skills and knowledge they need to carry out their role.

Acting as a source of expertise this role will be up to date with current theories and practice relating to learning and development, drive forward key programmes such as a review of our learning and development offer for volunteers, contribute to the delivery of CHSS current volunteer learning and development programme and advise and support colleagues and stakeholders around learning.

You will have

  • Knowledge and understanding of the current volunteering landscape and how this relates to an organisation of the scope and scale of CHSS
  • Experience in the field of learning and development, with responsibility for large numbers of volunteers in different locations across a wide geographical spread
  • Experience of designing, delivering and sourcing learning interventions – both face to face, digital and blended
  • Knowledge and understanding of volunteering best practice, policy and innovation

Please see the role profile for other skills and experience required for the role.

The role holder will work in a blended manner, working from our Edinburgh office and their home.

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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Volunteering Development Lead (Engagement)

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Edinburgh/blended
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

CHSS is one of the largest volunteer-involving organisations with over 8,000 volunteers enabling us to deliver our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to drive a strategic and cross-organisational approach to volunteer engagement ensuring our volunteers feel connected and committed to clan CHSS.

This involves acting as a source of expertise around volunteer engagement and leading on engagement programmes and projects, such as Volunteers’ Week.

You will have

  • Knowledge and understanding of the current volunteering landscape and how this relates to an organisation of the scope and scale of CHSS
  • Experience in the field of volunteer engagement, with responsibility for large numbers of volunteers in different locations across a wide geographical spread
  • Knowledge and understanding of volunteering best practice, policy and innovation
  • Experience of designing and delivering complex, cross organisational engagement plans and communication strategies

Please see the role profile for other skills and experience required for the role.

The role holder will work in a blended manner, working from our Edinburgh office and their home.

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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