Circa £9,000 per annum
Closing date
Wednesday, 28 February, 2018
Interview date
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
Job type

Ref: S349 | Edinburgh | 21 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity for an office assistant to join the Stroke Association in Scotland.

You will support the Director, Scotland in ensuring the effective management of the Scotland Office and work with the Scotland team to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of our work in Scotland.

To make a real difference in this role you will have previous experience of providing office management and administrative support.

You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be exceptionally well organised and have good IT skills, including the use of databases.

This is a fixed term maternity cover position for 12 months


Please complete and submit the application formCVs will not be accepted. For assistance in completing the form please refer to the guidance.

Email the completed application form to by the closing date 28 February 2018 .  Interview date to be held 8 March 2018.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfil our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and email it to which is managed by our HR team. Do not send it with your application or send your application to this email address.

If you have any queries please email the HR team at  

If you’re still unsure about applying for a role with us or just want to get an idea of the benefits of doing so please visit the benefits page or see what we do.

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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About Us

We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.

We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.

We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.

Together we can conquer stroke.