Area Services Coordinator - North Aberdeenshire

Clan currently provides services across the Northeast of Scotland including Orkney and Shetland. In North Aberdeenshire we have our support centre located in the MACBI Community Hub in Mintlaw. The services provided by Clan are free for anyone affected by cancer and comprises of a range of core complimentary therapies, counselling services, a listening and support service by appointment or drop-in and support groups. The centre also provides Children and Families Support and Health and Wellbeing Services. Clan is also developing an outreach programme in the North Aberdeenshire areas. There is a growing demand for our support across North Aberdeenshire with a clear focus on raising awareness of the vital services we provide to the local community and developing our reach further.

That’s why we need you.

More about the post…

The Area Coordinator post is an exciting and varied leadership role with a focus on ensuring Clan’s support centre in Mintlaw is accessible and welcoming to those who have been affected by cancer. The Area Coordinator will be required to take an innovative approach to service delivery, to overcome the challenges of covering a diverse geographical region and show initiative in planning how those in remote, rural and isolated parts of Aberdeenshire will access Clan’s services in different and effective ways. As well as being skilled at working directly with people affected by cancer and managing the development of the area, the Area Coordinator also requires having excellent networking skills in order to engage and nurture relationships with local businesses, the community, volunteers and supporters of Clan from a fundraising perspective.

More about the people…

The Area Coordinator will work closely with:


  • adults who have a diagnosis of cancer
  • adults pre, during and post treatment
  • adults affected by a cancer diagnosis of a loved one

Colleagues and supporters

  • Local Area Coordinator
  • Support volunteers
  • Community Fundraising Coordinator
  • Local communities to ensure Clan is present at awareness raising events
  • Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • The wider Clan team
  • Other agencies and professionals

The Clan North Aberdeenshire team works extremely closely with local people, organisations and third sector agencies to provide the best possible support and service to our clients and their loved ones affected by a cancer diagnosis therefore we require our new Area Coordinator to be confident, pro-active, professional and an excellent communicator!

Please see full job description for more details about this excellent opportunity.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to

Closing date: 9am Monday, 5th June 2023

Closing Date


21 hours per week

Contact details

If you are looking for a new challenge and think you have the innovation, skills and ambition to grow our northern services then please feel free to get in touch with either Karen Scott (Cancer Support Area Manager) 01856 873393 or Kay Johnston (Head of Cancer Support Services) 01224 647000 for any informal enquires. If you wish to apply, please forward your covering letter and CV to no later than 9am on Monday, 5th June 2023.


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