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Stroke Nurse - Lothian

Salary: £25,344 - £31,405 pro rata (AfC Band 6 equivalent)
Location: Astley Ainslie Hospital, 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL
Hours: 20 hours per week (CHSS Full Time is 32.5 hours)
Duration: Permanent
Area: Lothian
Department: Services
Vacancy Hours: 20
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Closing date: 22 July 2018
Interviews: Scheduled for Tuesday, 31 July 2018

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.


The aim of the Stroke Nurse is to facilitate a smooth transition from hospital back into the community for people who have had a stroke and their families, through the provision of information, advice and support.

This position complements the stroke services provided by the NHS and is funded through a partnership agreement with NHS Lothian.


We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with the ability to work on his or her own initiative. Candidates must have a first level general nursing qualification and four years post-registration experience in either a hospital or community setting. Confident driver with access to a car is essential. Experience working with people affected by stroke is desirable.


Post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups check.


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


For an informal discussion please contact Audrey Bruce, CHSS Lead Stroke Nurse, Lothian 0131 537 9058 or, Or Mairi Chrystal, CHSS Head of Nurse & Therapist Services 07918723771 or at

For an application pack, please see below where you can download an application form and job description, or contact the HR Department on or 0131 225 6963.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.