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North Geographic Manager, Community Support Services

  • Full time
  • Circa £26,000
  • Home based in Grampian or Highlands
  • Closing 28th July 2021

  • Advertised from 13th July 2021
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week. Department: Services. Vacancy Type: Permanent


Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them.

We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.

The purpose of this role is to lead the delivery and ongoing development of CHSS community-based support services in the North of Scotland, with a focus on enabling people with our conditions to live with and beyond their new reality.

The postholder will manage a team of Community Support Coordinators across Grampian, Highlands and Islands and will be a visible and vocal advocate for the charity to maintain our position as the key 3rd sector partner within geographic systems of health and social care.

The postholder will demonstrate the impact of our services and develop and maintain local and national relationships to ensure the long-term success of the charity and the delivery of our No Life Half Lived Strategy.

Please see the role profile to view the key accountabilities, key challenges and required skills and experience.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

This role is subject to a PVG check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Application notes

Closing date: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Interviews: 17 and 19 August 2021

If you are interested in this post, please see our website at: where you will be able to apply online or contact the HR Department via email to

Please note CVs will not be accepted.