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

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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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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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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