Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC031600

We are Scotland's Bereavement Charity.  We are here to listen when you feel ready to talk

Current vacancies

Area Manager – North and East Areas

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Perth, Methil and Aberdeen with travel throughout Scotland as required
  • Closing 22nd February 2019

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland is the leading provider of bereavement support to communities throughout Scotland. Our client services are delivered by 270 specially trained volunteers across Scotland, supported by a small yet mighty staff team of 12.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced manager to oversee the day to day management of our North and East Areas of Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, the geographical coverage of which, ranges from Orkney to Fife.

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

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

The successful applicant will have responsibility to lead on two projects as part of their role, therefore experience of both volunteer and project management would be advantageous.

Due to the geographical area which the post covers, the post has 3 key bases, a typical week would involve 2 days per week in Perth, 2 days per week in Methil and one day in Aberdeen. From time to time the role will involve travel to Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow. Occasional Saturday working is also required, with time given in lieu

We strive to be a Family Friendly employer. If you are interested in the role, please be aware that we are open to job share applications and flexible working patterns. If you would like to discuss this informally before applying, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.