Marie Curie looking for manager for new service for Argyll

Marie Curie, the charity for people living with a terminal illness, has launched a search for a manager for its new service supporting people in Argyll and Bute.

The Helper Service Manager for the Marie Curie Remote and Rural Helper Service will be based in in the region and responsible for the new service which was announced earlier this month.

The role involves working closely with volunteer organisations across Argyll and Bute, promoting the service as well as training and managing the volunteers who will deliver the service.

The service offers one to one companionship, emotional and practical support to families living with a terminal illness in Argyll and Bute.

Marie Curie Remote and Rural Helper is funded by the Big Lottery Fund Investing in Communities Scheme and Marie Curie.

  • This is a 36 month fixed term contract.
  • Applications and further information are available at the Marie Curie website here.
  • The closing date is Monday 15th August.

Niall Kieran, Marie Curie Service Design Manager, Scotland says: ‘We’re looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and an ability to understand the needs of families living with a terminal illness.

‘You might have a background in recruiting and managing volunteers or experience in a similar charity or health and social care environment.’

Further information about the Helper service is available here online.

If you – or someone you know – would benefit from care provided by the Marie Curie Nursing Service please speak to your District Nurse or GP.

The Marie Curie Support Line 0800 090 2309 offers free confidential support and practical information on all aspects of terminal illness.

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