Childrens Hospices Across Scotland
Childrens Hospices Across Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC019724

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish Charity providing and developing hospice services for children and young people with life shortening conditions and their families. 


Current vacancies

DCN Administration Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,460 – £21,948
  • Rachel House, Kinross
  • Closing 21st July 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – is Scotland’s national children’s hospice service.

Following the expansion of our services, we have an Administration Assistant vacancy at Rachel House in Kinross, one of the two hospices run by CHAS. This position involves providing a full range of administrative support to the Diana Children’s Nurses (DCN) alongside the Team Administrator. Please note this is a temporary role for up to one year.

CHAS employs the Diana Children’s Nurse Team to provide inspirational, strategic and professional nursing leadership across multi-professional services. They work alongside hospital and community based staff leading and supporting to ensure there is the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise to deliver high quality palliative care. The assessment, planning and delivery of direct care integrates palliative care for babies, children, young people and their families across all sectors.

Role responsibilities

· Provide support and assistance to the Diana Children’s Nurses (DCN), including reviewing and maintaining diaries, emails and computer based filing.

· Create documents as requested using Microsoft Office e.g. presentations, letters and reports.

· Create and maintain databases and children’s records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.

· Act as the first point of contact for the DCN, dealing with general enquiries and providing information in a tactful and sensitive manner.

· Welcome internal and external visitors in a friendly and professional manner, liaising with other departments as required.

· Reconciling credit card statements, coding team invoices and completing expenses.

About You

In order to support the Diana Children’s Nurses in providing a high standard of care to children and families, and to help CHAS achieve its objectives, you will have:

· Administrative or secretarial qualification to SVQ level 3 or equivalent

· Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite packages including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

· Experience in a busy office setting

· Experience of diary management and travel planning

· Developed planning and organisational skills

· Commitment to a high quality service

· Good degree of accuracy and attention to detail

The following would also be desirable:

· Experience of working in the public or voluntary sector

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Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive (2 posts)

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Based in either Edinburgh, Glasgow (Stepps) or Kinross
  • Closing 28th July 2019

Are you an experienced fundraiser with a passion for relationship development, and the drive to recruit and steward strategic corporate partnerships? Then we need you to join our expanding team to transform the provision of children’s palliative care across Scotland and keep joy alive for every child and family that needs us.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed professional with creativity, fantastic communication skills, and corporate knowledge to join our successful Corporate Partnerships Team. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to take their development to the next level - ensuring we capitalise on CHAS’s compelling case for support and strong prospect pool to attract, cultivate, and retain high-level transformational corporate partners.

You will be an innovative and tenacious individual with a real team-working ethic that identifies with CHAS’s core values, vision and purpose.

Role responsibilities

· Attract and Retain new high level, transformational corporate partners through effective relationship management.

· Supporting the Corporate Partnerships Manager on strategy development.

· Lead on acquisition of transformational corporate partnerships.

· Prepare, develop and deliver professional high quality and persuasive pitches and present them to key corporate contacts.

· Act as the central contact for large national partnerships, helping to develop a national fundraising strategy for the company to be supported by the Corporate Partnerships team.

· Support the Corporate Partnerships Manager in the development and improvement of fundraising practice in the area of corporate fundraising.

· Develop relationships with key stakeholders, supporters, and Senior Staff in order to involve them appropriately in our Corporate Partnerships programme

About You

· Acts as an engaging and inspiring ambassador for CHAS and displays positive behaviours

· Self-motivated with proven ability to engage and motivate others

· Professional and proactive attitude with a real pride in quality of work

· Forms meaningful relationships with others

· Accountable for own actions and decisions

· Commitment to ongoing learning and development

· Commitment to CHAS core values, vision and purpose

· Commitment to working with/supporting volunteers

· Views change as a natural, positive and continuing process

About CHAS

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.

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Corporate Partnerships Executive

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th July 2019

Are you a passionate, energetic and confident relationship builder? Then we need you to join our expanding team to transform the provision of children’s palliative care across Scotland and keep joy alive for every child and family that needs us.

We are looking for a committed and creative individual with great communication skills to join our expanding Corporate Partnerships Team. This is a wonderful opportunity within a dynamic and supportive team to use your networking skills and attention to detail to recruit, steward and retain corporate partners. Ensuring CHAS can capitalise on our compelling case for support at all levels within the business sphere. From employer supported volunteering to ‘charity of the year’ partnerships and beyond.

You will be an innovative and tenacious individual with a real team-working ethic that identifies with CHAS’s core values, vision and purpose.

Role responsibilities

· Attract and retain corporate partners through effective relationship management

· Support the Corporate Partnerships Team in maximising new business opportunities through established initiatives such as events and campaigns whilst supporting the development of the new business pipeline

· Identify key partnership prospects.

· Prepare, develop and deliver professional high quality and persuasive pitches and present them to key corporate contacts.

· Maintain existing supporter relationships through the Corporate Fundraising journey, ensuring all possible opportunities for revenue generation are utilised

· Day to day management of corporate volunteering requests and development of Employer Supported Volunteering (ESV) within CHAS in line with Corporate. Partnerships Strategy

· Works closely with others across the organisation to ensure opportunities for corporate partnerships are identified and developed at the appropriate level within the Corporate Partnerships Team

About You

· Acts as an engaging and inspiring ambassador for CHAS and displays positive behaviours

· Self-motivated with proven ability to engage and motivate others

· Professional and proactive attitude with a real pride in quality of work

· Forms meaningful relationships with others

· Accountable for own actions and decisions

· Commitment to ongoing learning and development

· Commitment to CHAS core values, vision and purpose

· Commitment to working with/supporting volunteers

· Views change as a natural, positive and continuing process

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Trust Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Based in Edinburgh, Glasgow (Stepps) or Kinross
  • Closing 28th July 2019

Are you a passionate, energetic and confident relationship builder? Do you have a commitment to detailed research and planning, but an ability to innovate? Then we need you to join our expanding team to transform the provision of children’s palliative care across Scotland and keep joy alive for every child and family that needs us.

We are looking for a committed and creative individual with great communication skills both written and oral to join our expanding Trusts and Foundations Team. This is a wonderful opportunity within a dynamic and supportive environment to use your research, planning and writing skills to make detailed proposals to Trusts and Foundations in Scotland and beyond. Ensuring CHAS can capitalise on our compelling case for support by identifying both capital and revenue projects suitable for funding. From small items of equipment to large capital projects and staff salary projects you will be part of a team with ambitious financial targets.

You will be an innovative and tenacious individual with a real team-working ethic that identifies with CHAS’s core values, vision and purpose.

Role responsibilities

· Identifies appropriate trust and corporate foundations suitable for CHAS to approach for funding

· Prepares written funding applications for funders

· Provides specialist support on all aspects of trust fundraising to the Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Manager

· Provides market-intelligence and research on Trusts, foundations and grant-making organisations.

· Collates information regarding project outcomes in order to report on these to funders when required.

· Sends timely and appropriate proposals and reports to size medium trusts and foundations using either agreed templates or written formal methods to a schedule agreed with the Trust Fundraising Manager

· Establishes contact and develops relationships with staff and/or trustees of trusts and maintains these, maximising the opportunities for income generation

About You

· Acts as an engaging and inspiring ambassador for CHAS and displays positive behaviours

· Self-motivated with proven ability to engage and motivate others

· Professional and proactive attitude with a real pride in quality of work

· Forms meaningful relationships with others

· Accountable for own actions and decisions

· Commitment to ongoing learning and development

· Commitment to CHAS core values, vision and purpose

· Commitment to working with/supporting volunteers

· Views change as a natural, positive and continuing process

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Volunteering Team Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,885 – £26,319
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2019

For over twenty years, CHAS has been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We are committed to making sure that no matter how short their time together may be, it is a time filled with happiness and fun. And our expanding volunteer force is at the heart of that ambition.

It’s crucial that we create a positive experience for all our volunteers and we are passionate about inspiring more people to join us. To help us grow and develop our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Team Coordinator to join our central volunteering function at CHAS.

You’ll be joining a dynamic team of values-driven professionals, passionate about inspiring people to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and families.

Working within the Volunteering team, you will coordinate Scotland-wide volunteering initiatives and projects. You will support the delivery of volunteer recruitment campaigns, training requirements and methods of reward and recognition in order to deliver the CHAS volunteering strategy.

Your passion for volunteering, coupled with your outstanding organisational skills will allow you to manage the digital volunteer communications platform and the volunteer e-learning system. Your attention to detail and commitment to providing exemplary customer service will mean that every enquiry is handled professionally and timeously.

You will be a confident presenter with a track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

If you’re an enthusiastic team-player, with a strong work ethic and passion for volunteering, we’d love to hear from you.

The role is based in our office in Stepps. We will provide you with the equipment you need to be able to work remotely and flexibly as occasional travel within Scotland is required.

Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

For more information contact Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, on 07483 453922.

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Social Worker

  • Full time
  • £33,977 – £36,338
  • Robin House, Alexandria
  • Closing 13th January 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work within the multi-disciplinary Family Support Team in Robin House.

Robin House is one of the two hospices run by CHAS, which delivers the only hospice service of its kind in Scotland. This vacancy for the role of Social Worker is an exciting and unique opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and skilled team and to be part of an organisation where everyone is passionate about the work we do.

You will play a key role in providing a comprehensive social work service to babies, children or young people with life-limiting conditions and their families, focusing on the co-ordination, development and delivery of service provision designed to assist with the issues related to the child or young person’s condition and the impact it has upon the wider family.

It is essential that you have a degree or diploma in social work and be registered with the SSSC. You should also have relevant post-registration experience of working with children and young people and complex family situations where loss and change are prevalent. You will have highly developed communication and negotiation skills as well as the ability to adapt the support you provide to meet the needs of individual families.

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Top job! HR Business Partner

  • Full time
  • £37,421 – £39,203
  • Edinburgh with travel
  • Closing 10th February 2019

At Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) creating a positive experience for our employees matters and that’s why we are continually investing in making CHAS a great place to work. As part of our commitment we have created a new senior HR role to partner with our Directorates and lead on developing our approach to Health and Wellbeing as well as getting involved in other employee experience initiatives.

Working as part of our established HR team a key priority for you over the first 12 to 18 months will be to drive and deliver new approaches and ways of working that support employee health and wellbeing and absence management. By role-modelling our HR expertise and coaching capability with line managers you will also be involved in helping the team create and sustain a positive employee relations climate which promotes CHAS’s core values and ambition.

We provide support and care for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions and their families and have an ambition to reach every family in Scotland who may need our support. Having commissioned ground breaking research to establish the number of children in Scotland with life-shortening conditions we know we are not reaching everyone and so we are transforming our organisation to help us achieve our ambition.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading charities and all we ask is that you tick the following boxes. You are educated to postgraduate degree level (or equivalent experience), CIPD qualified, experienced in HR Business Partnering and have experience of leading employee relations and health and wellbeing initiatives. Leading change programmes won’t be something that fazes you and working collaboratively with an excellent communication skill set is pretty much in your professional DNA.

This new role will likely be based in Edinburgh with travel across Scotland to other CHAS sites so we make it easy for you to be mobile and work remotely.

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Recruitment Administrator

  • Full time
  • £20,257 – £21,731
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2019

Our ambition to reach every family in Scotland that needs us, means that we have a new opportunity for a driven, confident and experienced HR Recruitment professional. Do you have previous Recruitment Administration/Resourcing experience? Do you have strong prioritisation skills with the ability to communicate professionally with hiring managers? If you do, read on…

We are looking for delivery focused individual with a ‘can-do’ approach to join our busy HR team. As a strong team player you will have excellent interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships at all levels, experience of working within a busy people-focused Recruitment or HR environment, strong written, e-mail and verbal communication skills and high level attention to detail.

As a Recruitment Administrator you will manage the end to end recruitment process for all CHAS vacancies, some of the main tasks include:

· Managing vacancies

· advert preparation and posting

· Shortlisting and interviewing candidates

· carrying out reference and pre-employment checks

· Preparing conditional offer letters and contractual documents

· Providing management information and people data

· Regular e-mail and telephone communication

· Managing the Careers inbox

· Handling general queries related to the HR function

Providing effective administration support will also require that you have excellent typing skills and experience of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel as well as internal Recruitment/HR systems.

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, is Scotland’s national children’s hospice service which cares for children with life shortening conditions and their families. We operate across the country through our two hospices, our CHAS at Home service in the community as well as in hospitals. Travel between sites will be required on occasion and a willingness to travel is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Karen Cassie, Senior HR Advisor on 0131 444 4015 or for any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR team on 0131 444 3296 or by email to careers@chas.org.uk.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

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Executive Assistant - HR

  • Full time
  • £20,257 – £21,731
  • Head Office, Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2019

At CHAS our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland that needs us. To help us achieve this we have an excellent opportunity for an equally ambitious, driven and experienced Executive Assistant to join our fast paced HR team.

As an experienced Administrator, you will be highly organised, possess good time management skills, demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy and be able to effectively prioritise a busy and varied workload. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels and demonstrate tact and confidentiality.

The successful candidate will work to the HR Manager and Senior HR Advisor to provide effective administrative support and should have both excellent typing skills and experience of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel.

Key responsibilities include:

· Preparing letters

· Minute taking at meetings

· Responding to e-mail and phone enquiries

· Preparing reports, data, documents and information gathering

· Diary management

· Filtering enquiries and redirecting these appropriately

· Updating and maintaining online information, including HR Intranet pages

· Drafting and finalising meeting papers

· Processing HR invoices for sign off

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, is Scotland’s national children’s hospice service, which cares for children with life shortening conditions and their families. We operate across the country through our two hospices, our CHAS at Home service in the community, as well as in hospitals. Travel between sites will be required and as such holding a full UK driving licence is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Janine Emerson, HR Manager on 0131 444 4007 or for any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR team on 0131 444 3296 or email careers@chas.org.uk.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

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Executive Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,658 – £26,058
  • Edinburgh, with travel across central Scotland to other CHAS sites
  • Closing 22nd February 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, is Scotland’s national children’s hospice service which cares for children with life shortening conditions and their families. We operate across the country through our two hospices as well as in hospitals and our home care service in the community.

Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. At the moment, CHAS can only reach one in three of these families but we are determined to reach them all. We must be there for every family that needs us to help families to celebrate the lives of their children whilst they are together and to honour their memory after they have died.

Do you want to be part of this amazing ambition and help us reach every family in Scotland that needs us?

We are looking for a highly organised, efficient and professional administrator to fill the role of Executive Support Coordinator, providing essential administrative and corporate support to the Director of Development & Communications and other members of the Senior Leadership Team.

The Director of Development & Communications has an exceptionally busy, varied and extensive workload, leading the fundraising, communications and external relations functions of the organisation. As Executive Support Coordinator, you will be required to provide proactive, adaptable and professional support to the Director, maximising their capacity and time to ensure that key deadlines, project deliverables and business objectives are achieved.

The role requires excellent organisational, problem solving and prioritisation skills. The ideal candidate should be able to operate flexibly and professionally in a fast paced environment and should possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills as the role will frequently involve dealing with external stakeholders.

A commitment to CHAS core values, vision and purpose is essential.

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Assistant Community Fundraiser - North

  • Full time
  • £20,257 – £21,731
  • Kinross
  • Closing 17th February 2019

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Community Fundraiser to join the Fundraising and Communications team on a permanent full-time basis.

You will be responsible for raising awareness and providing fundraising support by sustaining and developing existing relationships and creating new, cost effective community fundraising activity. Additionally you will be responsible for managing the contribution of CHAS volunteers.

You will have excellent communication skills and have experience of working in a customer focused environment. As there is likely to be travel involved in this post, a full driving license and access to a car is a requirement.

A commitment to the CHAS core value, vision and purpose is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Laura Campbell, Senior Community Fundraiser, 01577 867803.

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Assistant Community Fundraiser - South

  • Full time
  • £20,257 – £21,731
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2019

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Community Fundraiser to join the Fundraising and Communications team on a permanent full-time basis.

You will be responsible for raising awareness and fundraising support by sustaining and developing existing relationships and creating new, cost effective community fundraising activity. Additionally you will be responsible for managing the contribution of existing CHAS volunteers.

You will have excellent communication skills and have experience of working in a customer focused environment. As there is likely to be travel involved in this post, a full driving license and access to a car is a requirement.

A commitment to the CHAS core value, vision and purpose is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Samantha Reilly, Senior Community Fundraiser, 0141 779 6183.

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Corporate Partnerships Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,702 – £41,571
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow/Kinross
  • Closing 11th March 2019

Are you driven by a desire to create transformational corporate partners that will ensure the provision of children palliative care services throughout Scotland? Are you motivated by knowing that everyday you come to work you will be making a difference for children with a life shortening conditions and their families?

At Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – we offer palliative care and support to babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions, through our hospices, homecare services and in hospitals. We are looking for an exceptional individual, with a track record in identifying, establishing and developing senior level corporate partnerships to ensure CHAS can realise our vision of reaching every family in Scotland that needs us.

As a member of the Partnerships and Philanthropy team, you will make sure we capitalise on our compelling case for support and strong prospect pool to attract, cultivate and retain corporate partners. You will be someone that can create and share a vision that brings together CHAS and our corporate partners to create partnerships that are truly transformational for everyone involved.

Working with colleagues across CHAS you will join a Fundraising and Communications team dedicated to raising the funds required to reach every child in Scotland that needs us.

If you are committed and passionate about the endless possibilities of corporate partnerships and how they will support the delivery of high standards of palliative and end of life care to babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions and their families; If you have excellent communication and leadership skills, and are looking for a new challenge, this is an opportunity for you to use your skills and experience to make a real difference.

Please note this position is subject to a satisfactory PVG certificate.

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Social Worker

  • Full time
  • £33,977 – £36,338
  • Rachel House, Kinross
  • Closing 19th March 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work within the multi-disciplinary Family Support Team in Rachel House.

Rachel House is one of the two hospices run by CHAS, which delivers the only hospice service of its kind in Scotland. This vacancy for the role of Social Worker is an exciting and unique opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and skilled team and to be part of an organisation where everyone is passionate about the work we do.

You will play a key role in providing a comprehensive social work service to babies, children or young people with life-limiting conditions and their families, focusing on the co-ordination, development and delivery of service provision designed to assist with the issues related to the child or young person’s condition and the impact it has upon the wider family.

It is essential that you have a degree or diploma in social work and be registered with the SSSC. You should also have relevant post-registration experience of working with children and young people and complex family situations where loss and change are prevalent. You will have highly developed communication and negotiation skills as well as the ability to adapt the support you provide to meet the needs of individual families.

As a Social Worker with CHAS you will be involved in shaping our future.

This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG application.

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Bank Activities Facilitator

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Rachel House, Kinross
  • Closing 19th March 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish Charity providing and developing hospice services for children and young people with life limiting conditions and their families.

An opportunity has arisen for a Bank Activities Facilitator to join the Bank Register to work as required within the multi-disciplinary Family Support Team which provides professional support to address the social, emotional and spiritual needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

The Activities Team design and deliver a therapeutic based activity programs to ensure the needs of children and their families are met in a fun and sensitive way. As a member you will be expected to play an important role in this area, as well as providing support for sibling’s pre and post bereavement.

This post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme.

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Top job! Information and Data Analyst

  • Full time
  • £37,421 – £39,203
  • Any of our CHAS offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow Stepps, Balloch, Kinross, Inverness, or Aberdeen)
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services even better.

Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.

As our primary Information and Data Analyst, you will:

  • analyse a wide range of information and data to help us plan services
  • review, analyse and continually improve how we understand and report on our performance
  • use a wide range of data sources and analytical tools to provide insight that supports better decision-making.

This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:

  • analysing and using information in delivering health and social care
  • developing systems to understand and report on organisational performance
  • presenting data to colleagues in ways that help colleagues decisions which have a profound effect on people.

Good at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations use data and information better.

If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.

You can contact Rami Okasha, Director of Transformation and Innovation, for an informal chat on 0131 444 3294. We look forward to hearing from you.

CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and comprehensive work/life balance policies.

We are very happy for you to be based in any of our CHAS offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow Stepps, Balloch, Kinross, Inverness, or Aberdeen), although many of the colleagues you work most directly with will be based in Edinburgh.

This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.

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Bank Activities Facilitator

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Robin House, Balloch
  • Closing 19th April 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish Charity providing and developing hospice services for children and young people with life limiting conditions and their families.

An opportunity has arisen for a Bank Activities Facilitator to join the Bank Register to work as required within the multi-disciplinary Family Support Team which provides professional support to address the social, emotional and spiritual needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

The Activities Team design and deliver a therapeutic based activity program to ensure the needs of children and their families are met in a fun and sensitive way. As a member you will be expected to play an important role in this area, as well as providing support for siblings pre and post bereavement.

This post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme.

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Volunteering Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Edinburgh, Stepps, Kinross, Inverness or Aberdeen
  • Closing 15th April 2019

Creating a positive experience for all our volunteers is important to us at CHAS and with our ambition to reach more families across Scotland, we are passionate about inspiring more people to join our growing volunteer movement.

To help us grow and diversify our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Development Manager to lead the development of volunteering strategy within the Fundraising, Retail and Communications directorate at CHAS.

As a senior member of the Volunteering team, you will champion a quality volunteer experience and lead innovation by inspiring, educating and motivating staff in all aspects of volunteering development.

As the Volunteering Development Manager, you will work closely with teams in the Fundraising, Retail and Communications directorate to deliver the very best volunteer offer and experience, introducing new ideas and approaches to volunteering to ensure our volunteers continue to play a major role in the success of CHAS reaching more families across Scotland.

You will partner staff to manage volunteers effectively, promoting the volunteer voice and the delivery of a positive volunteer experience. Working with senior leaders, you will support them to develop their volunteering strategy in order to grow income and awareness of CHAS.

You will have experience of developing a positive culture of volunteer involvement, innovation, and continuous improvement as well as experience of shaping volunteering within third or public sector organisations. You can also comfortably demonstrate experience of working across teams and have the ability to forge productive collaborative relationships.

We are flexible about the location for this role as we have offices in Edinburgh, Stepps, Kinross, Inverness and Aberdeen. The role involves regular travel across Scotland enabling you to be mobile and work remotely from time to time.

This post is subject to a PVG membership check.

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Child and Family Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,191 – £30,059
  • Rachel House, Kinross
  • Closing 26th April 2019

Do you enjoy being in a changing and dynamic environment? Are you passionate about improving the lives of babies, children, young people and their families with life limiting conditions? Do you have the ability to engage and work alongside people?

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is the sole provider of hospice services in Scotland for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Our vision is that babies, children and young people in Scotland will have access to palliative care when and where they need it and we currently have a rare and exciting opportunity within our Family Support Team at Rachel House for a Child and Family Worker.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join the Family Support Team to help develop our service for children with life-limiting conditions and their families and also to work alongside our multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive service. You will ideally be qualified to a minimum of an HND level in a relevant subject area, and will have palliative care experience of working with children with complex care requirements. Experienced in working with families at times of acute stress and loss, you will have strong communication skills with the ability to manage highly complex and sensitive information and will have awareness of counselling and therapeutic interventions currently available. You will be able to work independently as well as being an enthusiastic team player. You will need to be highly organised with the ability to deal with competing demands in order to co-ordinate, develop and deliver a service provision designed to assist with issues related to the baby, child or young person’s condition and the impact it has upon the wider family.

Please note this position is subject to a satisfactory PVG certificate.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Corinna Robertson, Family Support Manager on 01577 865777.

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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Based from the CHAS Edinburgh Office
  • Closing 1st May 2019

Are you always ready with a collection can in one hand and flyer in the other? Do you see a local high street as an opportunity waiting to be explored? Then CHAS has a fantastic opportunity for you! The CHAS Community Team are looking for a new shining star to join them as they continue to their ambitious aim to reach every family in Scotland…..

You will be responsible for getting out into the local community raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and create new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team. You will manage a fantastic group of existing CHAS volunteers and grow your volunteer networks.

You will have a proven track record of community based fundraising. As there is likely to be a significant amount of travel involved in this post, a full driving license and access to a car is therefore a requirement.

A commitment to the CHAS core value, vision and purpose is essential.

In return you will be supported, motivated, encouraged and developed in a career that promises to be fast paced yet rewarding.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Claire Benjamin, Community Fundraising Development Manager on 0141 779 6180.

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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Based from the CHAS Glasgow Office
  • Closing 22nd May 2019

At CHAS, we are on a mission. We’re going to make sure wherever there is a child in Scotland with a life shortening condition their family know about the vital support we can provide. To do this we need to reach into every community across Scotland and this is where you come in! We are looking for a driven and ambitious individual to join the Community Fundraising team

You will be responsible for getting out into the local community raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and create new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team. You will manage a fantastic group of existing CHAS volunteers and grow your volunteer networks.

Customer focused, commercially aware and results-driven, you have a creative and innovative approach and are great at building relationships with people at all levels. You will have a proven track record of fundraising. There is travel involved in this post, therefore a full driving license and access to a car is essential.

In return you will be supported, motivated, encouraged and developed in a career that promises to be fast paced yet rewarding.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Claire Benjamin, Community Fundraising Development Manager on 07484000363.

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IT Helpdesk Agent

  • Full time
  • £20,460 – £21,948
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th May 2019

Would you like to join us and help CHAS reach our Digital Transformation goals? If so we would be delighted to hear from you. Supporting the rest of the IT Team, you will be the first point of contact for users, responding to inbound tickets, phone calls and other enquiries. You will ensure all incidents and requests are logged, then resolved or escalated within given SLA’s. You will assist with IT service delivery, using the service desk application track outstanding issues and follow up with users and third party suppliers. You will also be responsible for updating our Knowledge Base and IT Intranet pages with information and solutions to enable users to help themselves.

The role requires previous service desk experience, supporting both remote and on site users. We are looking for you to be HNC/D level educated in a Computer Science discipline, or equivalent technical qualification, and with at least 1 years’ experience working in a multi-user, multi-site environment. You must be enthusiastic and have excellent communication and team working skills. Good time management, problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure are also required.

A commitment to the CHAS core values, vision and purpose is essential.

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heartbreaking knowledge their child has a life limiting condition and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As IT Helpdesk Agent, you will have the chance to play a vital part in this vision.

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Top job! CRM (Database) Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,795 – £39,595
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th May 2019

Have you the passion and drive that inspires every supporter to experience the Joy of Giving?

Three children die in Scotland each week from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is only able to reach one of those children and their families. We are determined to change that.

Our ambition is to be there for each and every one of those children and their families. To achieve this, we need to inspire people across Scotland to take our vision to their hearts and make sure that no child with a life-shortening condition or their family should go without having the opportunity to be supported by CHAS.

To ensure we achieve this mission, we are establishing a new team as part of our five-year “Joy of Giving” fundraising strategy. With the recent appointment of CHAS’ first ever Head of Supporter Engagement who will join the team shortly, our intention is to bring together exceptional fundraising professionals to drive forward our award winning Keep the Joy Alive campaign. Is this you?

If you thrive on the challenge of setting and achieving audacious goals, think the only way to approach a target is to smash it out the park, have the playful creativity that doesn’t ever settle for the moon on a stick, and can bring the energy that adds that unexpected sparkle to how you approach your fundraising, then CHAS would love to support you in reaching out and touching your fundraising stars.

Magic is what happens if you are someone that can transform kilobits of data into incredible moments of joy for the children and families we support as a result of awesome data-driven fundraising campaigns that smash targets. You will support your colleagues to “love” their data, harnessing insight to develop marketing campaigns and fundraising products that inspire and grow support

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Top job! Fundraising Campaigns Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,089 – £41,987
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 26th May 2019

Have you the passion and drive that inspires every supporter to experience the Joy of Giving?Three children die in Scotland each week from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is only able to reach one of those children and their families. We are determined to change that.

Our ambition is to be there for each and every one of those children and their families. To achieve this, we need to inspire people across Scotland to take our vision to their hearts and make sure that no child with a life-shortening condition or their family should go without having the opportunity to be supported by CHAS.

To ensure we achieve this mission, we are establishing a new team as part of our five-year “Joy of Giving” fundraising strategy. With the recent appointment of CHAS’ first ever Head of Supporter Engagement who will join the team shortly, our intention is to bring together exceptional fundraising professionals to drive forward our award winning Keep the Joy Alive campaign. Is this you?

If you thrive on the challenge of setting and achieving audacious goals, think the only way to approach a target is to smash it out the park, have the playful creativity that doesn’t ever settle for the moon on a stick, and can bring the energy that adds that unexpected sparkle to how you approach your fundraising, then CHAS would love to support you in reaching out and touching your fundraising stars.

Great fundraising campaigns don’t just happen. They are planned with precision and executed with passion and pin sharp focus. They need that someone who has the courage to push themselves out of their comfort zone and take others with them. They make lots of things happen, quickly, in all the right order and bring everyone with them to campaign launch day and beyond. They make this look easy. Is this you?

You will lead the delivery of CHAS acquisition and retention strategies. Flair and creativity will see you work with colleagues to harness direct marketing techniques and you will have a proven track record on executing integrated multi-channel campaigns that deliver target-beating results.

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Supporter Care Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 26th May 2019

Have you the passion and drive that inspires every supporter to experience the Joy of Giving?

Three children die in Scotland each week from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is only able to reach one of those children and their families. We are determined to change that.

Our ambition is to be there for each and every one of those children and their families. To achieve this, we need to inspire people across Scotland to take our vision to their hearts and make sure that no child with a life-shortening condition or their family should go without having the opportunity to be supported by CHAS.

To ensure we achieve this mission, we are establishing a new team as part of our five-year “Joy of Giving” fundraising strategy. With the recent appointment of CHAS’ first ever Head of Supporter Engagement who will join the team shortly, our intention is to bring together exceptional fundraising professionals to drive forward our award winning Keep the Joy Alive campaign. Is this you?

If you thrive on the challenge of setting and achieving audacious goals, think the only way to approach a target is to smash it out the park, have the playful creativity that doesn’t ever settle for the moon on a stick, and can bring the energy that adds that unexpected sparkle to how you approach your fundraising, then CHAS would love to support you in reaching out and touching your fundraising stars.

CHAS helps families create memories through providing experiences that wouldn’t be possible anywhere else, memories that are treasured forever. Are you someone that can apply that thinking to creating life-long support that places our supporters at the very heart of fundraising?

You will take the lead on making sure “Wow” is what every supporter feels when they give to CHAS. You will drive best practice in all aspects of supporter care ensuring every supporter feels valued, engaged and inspired to give again by understanding the impact their giving makes.

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Top job! Finance Business Partner (Strategic)

  • Full time
  • £46,150 – £49,447
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th June 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services in a more effective.

Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.

As our Finance Business Partner, you will:

· Support the Senior Leadership to help deliver our growth plans and optimise financial performance

· Lead the financial planning and monitoring cycles for CHAS by building great relationships across CHAS

· Actively support new opportunities for CHAS by providing specialist financial advice

The ideal Finance Business Partner will:

· Be a qualified accountant

· Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real people person as building effective relationships across CHAS is key

The job will let you use and grow your skills and experience in:

· Planning, analysing and assessing financial performance

· Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on all areas of financial risk

· Communicating financial performance

· Identifying and Implementing change which will have a profound and positive impact on the people we help.

Great at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations. If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.

You can contact Jenni Fairbairn, Director of Finance and Corporate Services, for an informal chat on 0131 444 1900 . We look forward to hearing from you.

CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and offers a great work/life balance. Mainly based in our Edinburgh office, this role will also build relationships with our staff in Kinross, Balloch and Stepps and so the ability to travel is essential.

This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.

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Communication Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,795 – £39,595
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th June 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, or as we are better known, CHAS, is a charity on a mission. We’re determined to ensure that wherever there’s a child in Scotland with a life-shortening condition we’re on hand to support them and their family. We want to make sure that no matter how short their time together, it is filled with moments of joy.

Three children die in Scotland each week from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is only able to reach one of those children and their families. We are determined to change that.

Our ambition is to be able to reach every family that needs us. We therefore need to inspire people across Scotland to take our vision to their hearts and make sure that no child with a life shortening condition or their family should go without having the opportunity to be supported by CHAS.

To deliver this, we are reconfiguring our communication strategy and are looking for an experienced, driven and forward-looking Communication Manager who can drive this strategic direction and turn it into action.

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Top job! Philanthropy Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,089 – £41,987
  • Based in either Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th June 2019

Do you have a passion for fantastic supporter journeys and enabling your donor to have a significant impact on a cause they feel passionately about? If so, this is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed professional to join a strong, passionate and successful team, working for a creative and forward thinking organization to transform the provision of children’s palliative care across Scotland

As a key member of our philanthropy and partnerships team, you will focus on stewarding and securing gifts from our committed givers. You will be an excellent communicator, master storyteller and ambassador for cross team working to enhance and capitalise on our networks and connections. You will have the ability to engage individuals, to inspire and demonstrate the significant impact they could have on the lives of children and young people with life shortening conditions.

You will be an innovative and creative thinker and will hold the stewardship journey at the very heart of your role. You will have the ability to cultivate and develop a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors. You will be creative and sensitive in your fundraising approach and you will have a desire to help us achieve our new ambition of reaching every child in Scotland.

It is important that you can identify with the CHAS core value, vision and purpose.

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Legacy and In-Memory Giving Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Any CHAS Office (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Kinross or Aberdeen)
  • Closing 16th June 2019

Do you have a passion for legacy and in memory giving? Does strategy creation and delivery excite you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

As part of our Joy of Giving Fundraising Strategy, CHAS is launching our first ever legacy and in-memory giving team and you could be at the helm. You will be an enthusiastic, driven individual who enjoys working with colleague across the organisation to embed legacy and in-memory fundraising. You’ll have experience of developing legacy and in memory giving messaging and marketing plans, and will be passionate about giving the very best supporter experience to those who chose to leave a gift to CHAS. You will be an excellent communicator, able to convey the incredible impact these gifts will make to children with life-shortening conditions and their families, whilst being sensitive to their nature.

As a key member of the community fundraising development team, and the wider fundraising and communications team, you will be committed to helping us achieve our ambition of reaching every family in Scotland who needs us.

It is important that you can identify with the CHAS core value, vision and purpose.

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Governance Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,885 – £26,319
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th June 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals and our home care service in every part of Scotland.

Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.

As Governance Coordinator you will be responsible for:

· The provision of excellent governance support to ensure the smooth running of the organisation’s Finance & Audit Committee, Information Governance and Health & Safety Steering Group meetings.

· Maximising the effectiveness of the Director of Finance & Corporate Services through the provision of excellent administrative support.

· Ensuring legal compliance and best practice in governance systems at CHAS.

This is an excellent opportunity to use and grow your skills and experience in:

· Committee servicing, support and management

· Executive and leadership support

· Diary management; and

· Compliance and records management

A good understanding of governance systems, ideally in charities, alongside the ability to compose high quality minutes and reports is an essential aspect of this role.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Gillian Phillips, Executive Support Manager on 0131 444 4909 for an informal discussion.

CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and comprehensive work/ life balance policies. This is a permanent full time role (35 hours per week) and will be based in the charity’s Head Office in Canal Court, although travel to other sites may be required from time to time.

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Shop Assistant Manager

  • Part time
  • £16,590 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 16th June 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, or as we are better known, CHAS, is a charity on a mission. We’re determined to ensure that wherever there’s a child in Scotland with a life-shortening condition we’re on hand to support them and their family. We want to make sure that no matter how short their time together, it is filled with moments of joy.

Three children die in Scotland each week from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is only able to reach one of those children and their families. We are determined to change that.

We are looking for a Shop Assistant Manager to help us maximise vital income and raise awareness of CHAS.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Shop Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient day to day running of the charity shops. You will:

Promote a service driven culture, providing excellent customer service to help maximise sales, donations and the profitability of the shops

In the absence of the Shop Manager assume full responsibility for the day to day running of the shops

Manage stock processes and maximise visual merchandising opportunities.

Open and close the shop and complete end of day cash reconciliation procedures

Support the recruitment and retention of volunteers, deliver training on key processes and ensure consistent delivery

About You

In order to effectively support CHAS and its fundraising activities, you will:

Be enthusiastic and energetic, passionate about the values, vision and purpose of CHAS

Deliver excellent customer service and enjoy working in retail

Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills to build effective relationships with staff, volunteers and the general public

About CHAS

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Shop Assistant Manager, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.

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Relief Housekeeper (Balloch)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Robin House, Balloch, West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 26th June 2019

We are seeking 4 relief housekeepers to become part of our team at CHAS, Robin House in Balloch.

  • Do you have significant housekeeping or cleaning experience gained within a healthcare, hotel or other commercial environment?
  • Do you have a firm understanding of health and safety legislation, and moving and handling techniques?
  • Do you have good knowledge of food hygiene and infection control practices?
  • Do you have experience in cleaning commercial kitchens?
  • Can you work a shift pattern, including weekends and public holidays?
  • Are you child & family focussed?

If you can answer yes to these six questions then we want to hear from you.

This is a busy and exciting time for our Hospice. We are seeking four Bank/Relief Housekeepers to join our team based at Robin House, Balloch. This includes weekend shifts which can vary in length depending on requirements of the shift.

CHAS delivers the only hospice service of its kind in Scotland and these vacancies provide a unique opportunity to join us and to work in an organisation where everyone is passionate about the work we do. Our housekeeping team and volunteers take enormous pride in providing a clean, safe place for the children, families and staff at the Hospice, ensuring they meet the highest standards whilst creating a warm and welcoming environment. In order to be successful, you must have personal drive, initiative and have a friendly manner.

Experience of working with Volunteers would also be an asset.

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Communications Lead x 2

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Rachel House, Kinross+Robin House, Balloch
  • Closing 5th July 2019

Do you have an eye for those magical little moments that happen around us every day? Are you the kind of person that thrives on working with other people? Are you an outstanding storyteller with playful creativity and a skill set to tell these beautiful stories whether in writing, photography or video?

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, or as we are better known, CHAS, is a charity on a mission. We’re determined to ensure that wherever there’s a child in Scotland with a life-shortening condition we’re on hand to support them and their family. We want to make sure that no matter how short their time together, it is filled with moments of joy.

Each week in Scotland children die from an incurable condition. Presently, CHAS is not able to reach all the children and families who could benefit from our services and support. We are determined to change that.

Our ambition is to be able to reach every family that needs us. We therefore need to inspire people across Scotland to take our vision to their hearts and make sure that no child with a life shortening condition or their family should go without having the opportunity to be supported by CHAS.

What happens in our hospices and our services across Scotland is extraordinary. It defies the public’s perception of what paediatric palliative and end of life care is. These roles, based in our two children’s hospices, are crucial in ensuring we are communicating what is at the heart of everything we do.

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Learning and Development Advisor

  • Full time
  • £27,191 – £30,059
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th July 2019

Introduction

Do you have a passion for developing a culture of learning that supports people to deliver and be the best they can be? Does designing and delivering learning in fun, exciting, energising and innovative ways excite you?

If yes, then we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for a Learning and Development Advisor to join our L&D team on a 12-month contract. In a fast-paced and growing organisation, you will play a key role in ensuring that colleagues across CHAS have access to learning they need to do their jobs well and that makes CHAS the best place to work and volunteer.

Key Responsibilities

At CHAS, we are proud that learning can take many forms and is an essential part of how we work towards achieving our goals.

As L&D Advisor, you will be responsible for:

· Planning, designing and delivering a range of L&D support, projects and programmes across CHAS

· Ensuring different learning needs aligned to CHAS’ strategic priorities are met

· Providing support and advice on L&D Policy and best practice

· Partnering individuals and teams in providing generalist L&D support and advice

This is a fantastic opportunity for an L&D practitioner to use and grow your skills and experience in:

· All aspects of an organisation’s L&D cycle, from analysing learning needs to designing and delivering learning approaches and evaluating for impact

· Facilitating learning using a variety of methods in key areas such as core (mandatory) learning, employee review and development, management development and team development

· Developing a culture of learning that encourages values-based behaviours and reflective practice

As part of an ambitious and high-performing L&D team, you will deliver L&D initiatives that complement a diverse and successful L&D offer at CHAS. Reporting into the Head of L&D, you will lead L&D projects that meet CHAS’ needs, build strong proactive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and be involved in the implementation of key CHAS-wide people initiatives.

Experience and skills

Proven track record of L&D practice and evaluation, including organisational L&D cycle, core learning and working with L&D suppliers

Experienced in designing and delivering engaging L&D content using a range of learning methods, including e-learning

Experience of L&D Policy implementation, review and development

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including facilitation and presentation skills

About You

Professional and engaging

Self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit

A strong team player with a flexible and enthusiastic ‘can-do’ approach

Passionate about L&D and understands its key role in an employee’s journey and in supporting an organisation to achieve its aims

An energetic and positive person who is curious and constantly looking for ways to improve

Works collaboratively to deliver results

Encourages reflective practice and supports others to change and improve

Able to build strong relationships internally and externally with all stakeholders.

Strategic partner, with the ability to facilitate learning needs and influence others

Comfortable with a fast-paced, changing and sometimes ambiguous working environment

Role models our CHAS core values

About CHAS

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals and our home care service in every part of Scotland.

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prospect that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to make the most of the short time they have together.

As L&D Advisor, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.

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Volunteering

CHAS Retail Volunteer Driver

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Driving / Escorting

11th March 2019

CHAS Retail Volunteer Drivers provide a vital service in collecting donated items from members of the public to be sold in our shops. It's a busy role - driving and loading the van, dealing with the public and collecting and delivering donations and as we are a national organisa… Read more

CHAS Retail Volunteer

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Charity Shops / Retail

11th March 2019

When volunteering in our shops, no day is ever the same. Come and join our welcoming retail team where you will meet lots of new people as well as our friendly and regular customers. CHAS offers a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shorten… Read more

Home Support

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Care / Support Worker

21st February 2019

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (better known as CHAS) is a charity that provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people who have life-shortening conditions for which there is no known cure. CHAS have recently piloted an exciting new home sup… Read more

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