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Head of Scotland & Northern Ireland

upon application
This position is now closed to applications.


One person in five in the UK is affected by lung disease. Millions more are at risk. The British Lung Foundation (BLF) is there for every one of them. They support people affected by lung disease, so that no one has to face it alone. They promote greater understanding of lung disease and campaign for change in the nation’s lung health. BLF fund vital research so that new treatments and cures can help to save lives.

Leading the BLF in Scotland and Northern Ireland you will be working with the government, the NHS and patients to improve respiratory health and respiratory services in Scotland and Northern Ireland. From national campaigning to supporting local service developments, you will show a passion for improving the lung health of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

BLF are looking for a leader with excellent skills in building and maintaining relationships.  With experience in working with health or social care in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you need to demonstrate influence at a national and local level to bring about improvements and change.

As well as a competitive salary you can enjoy a range of competitive benefits including their cycle-to-work scheme, interest-free annual season Travelcard loan, 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), pension scheme and much more.

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to an organisation committed to supporting everyone whose lives are changed by lung disease.

Please note that a detailed Candidate Pack can be downloaded below. 

For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Catriona Mackie or Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Kelsey at quoting reference G926.

Download the Candidate Pack Here