Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC018761

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is a Scottish health charity, caring for and supporting people after stroke, or diagnosis of a chest or heart condition. We offer vital advice and information to people and their families, delivering support services in the community. We believe everyone has the right to live life to the full, so we are committed to influencing public policy to ensure those affected get the services they so badly need. Our ambition is to be Scotland’s leading organisation for community driven support for people with these health conditions.

Current vacancies

Top job! Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th August 2019

At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland we’re recruiting up to five fantastic Trustees to lead the charity’s efforts to ensure there is No Life Half Lived in Scotland. Would you be interested in applying?

Applications open 12/8/19 and close 30/8/19. We would love to hear from you. Find out more and get your application pack at

About Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland is the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers, peer support volunteers and researchers help people across Scotland regain their confidence and rebuild their lives.

We have an ambitious strategy for the future. We plan to develop new services, increase our reach and significantly increase our income. You could join the team of ambitious and passionate Trustees to make our strategy happen.

Be part of a diverse Board full of new ideas

We are recruiting up to five positions and would particularly like to hear from people with one or more of the following areas of knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Lived experience of our conditions
  • Business & commercial development
  • Health & safety
  • Health & social care
  • Fundraising
  • Retail
  • Legal
  • Marketing & public relations
  • Volunteer recruitment & support

We welcome applications from everyone. However, after a recent review, we would particularly welcome applications from:

  • People with lived experience of our conditions
  • Women
  • People from Black & Minority Ethnic backgrounds
  • People under fifty
  • People with disabilities

Find out more about Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland on Good HQ


Charity Shop Administration Support

At Postcode

Charity Shops / Retail

15th August 2019

The role includes: * Preparing and counting the float for the till * Dealing with potential volunteer enquiries * Completing the required paperwork for volunteer support * Cashing up the till * Completing the necessary banking paperwork * Completing the weekly and monthly s… Read more

Charity Shop - Stock Room (Dunbar)

At Postcode

Charity Shops / Retail

14th August 2019

The role includes: * Sorting stock * Hanging and ticketing stock * Steaming Stock * Ticketing bric-a-brac * Pricing books Help keep the stock room clean and tidy. Read more

Charity Shop Volunteer Recruiter (Dunbar)

At Postcode

Charity Shops / Retail

14th August 2019

The role includes: * To liase with the shop manager and regional support manager around the recruitment and retention needs of the shop. * To support the shop manager on interviewing prospective volunteers in line with CHSS procedures. *To use local knowledge and contracts to … Read more

More volunteering opportunities on Good HQ