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CHSS Advice Line Practitioner

  • Part time
  • Circa £32,550 pro-rata
  • Home based (Remote)
  • Closing 14th March 2024


  • Advertised from 20th February 2024
  • 20 hours per week (3 days – Wed/Thu/Fri). Permanent.

Role

Our vision is to help shape a Scotland where people with our conditions can live their lives well. Full lives, with the right support, at the right time, and in the right place.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as an Advice Line Practitioner 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, including Long COVID, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our services form a nationwide network of local support groups, health care professionals, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with living with one of our conditions.

The role of the Advice Line Practitioner is to provide confidential, independent information, advice and support to people affected by chest (including COVID-19 & Long Covid), heart and stroke illness, their families, carers and health

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is organised and motivated, with good communication skills. Candidates must have a first level general nursing qualification or healthcare professional registration and have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in either a hospital or community setting, working with people affected by at least one of our 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.

For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Baird, CHSS Advice Line Clinical Lead Practitioner on 07586 714971 or email: amanda.baird@chss.org.uk

Application notes

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

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

If you are interested in this post, please see our website at: chss.org.uk/workforus where you will be able to apply online or contact the HR Department via email to recruitment@chss.org.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 14/03/2024

Interviews: 21/03/2024