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Area Manager (West)

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Home based/Glasgow, with travel throughout West of Scotland and to Edinburgh and Perth
  • Closing 30th May 2022

  • Advertised from 13th May 2022
  • 35 hours per week.
  • 6% contribution to pension


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced manager to oversee the day-to-day management of Cruse Scotland West Area, this includes our teams in Ayrshire & Arran; Dumfries; Dunbartonshire; Glasgow & Greater Glasgow; Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire.

Candidates are required to have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to provide managerial support, which is often provided from a distance.

Excellent communication skills are essential as the postholder is required to respond effectively to a wide range of enquiries which includes bereaved people. You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse volunteers and staff, as well as statutory funders and grant making trusts. Experience of volunteer management would be advantageous.

Due to the wide geographical spread of the role, the postholder will be required to travel occasionally to each of the service bases within our West Area; and to other locations within Scotland for meetings and training.

We are about to launch our new strategy and have included a brief overview in the recruitment paperwork for information.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

The closing date for applications is: Noon on Monday 30th May 2022

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on: Wednesday 8th June 2022