Area Manager – North and East Areas

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


  • Advertised from 8th February 2019
  • 35 hours per week
  • 6% to personal pension plan

Role

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.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is: 4pm on Friday, 22nd February 2019

Interviews will be held in Perth on: Friday, 1st March 2019

To request an application pack please contact our Operations Manager:

Fiona Arnott-Barron: at Email: fab@crusescotland.org.uk or T: 01738 444178