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Area Manager – West Area

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow with frequent travel throughout Scotland as required
  • Closing 17th April 2019

  • Advertised from 29th March 2019
  • (salary under review) 35 hours per week Plus 6% to personal pension plan


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 West Area of Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, this includes our teams in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Dumfries and Inverclyde,

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. Experience of volunteer management would be advantageous.

Due to the wide geographical spread of the role, the postholder will be required to travel occasionally to each of the service bases within our West Area and to attend occasional meetings in Edinburgh and Perth. Saturday working is also required from time to time, with time given in lieu.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is: 4pm on Wednesday 17th April 2019

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on: Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

To request an application pack please contact our Operations Manager:

Fiona Arnott-Barron: at Email: or T: 01738 444178