Board Directors

Employer Health in Mind
Job Type Trustee/Board Member
Location Edinburgh and the East
Specific Location City Centre, Edinburgh
Salary Unpaid role
Closing Date 22/04/2021 @ noon

Description

Are you interested in contributing to the work of Health in Mind, a mental health and wellbeing charity based in Edinburgh, working across Scotland?  Health in Mind is seeking to recruit suitably experienced and qualified people onto our Board Directors.   

Health in Mind Board Directors are responsible for the charity's governance and strategy, and for making sure that the charity is administered effectively. They have ultimate accountability for its activities and outcomes.   

In an increasingly challenging financial environment for the Health and Social Care sector, in the midst of a period of change, we are seeking to increase our working partnerships, improve our effectiveness, continue to develop creative approaches to meet need and increase our unrestricted income.  In order to help us achieve this, we are seeking new volunteer Board Directors, particularly those with an appropriate level of the following knowledge, skills or experience:  

  • Human Resources  
  • Health and Social Care 
  • Finance / audit / accounting 
  • IT / systems 

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year, currently via video conferencing, usually  in our city centre office in Edinburgh and is supported by a number of focussed committees, currently meeting quarterly by video conference.    

Apply

An application pack is available on our website https://www.health-in-mind.org.uk/be_a_health_in_mind_hero/become_a_board_director/d109/ 

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR/Admin Assistant on 0131 225 8508 or email [email protected]  

If you would like any further information, you can contact Wendy Bates, Chief Executive, at [email protected], 0131 225 8508, or you can complete the Board Director application form directly.   

Closing date for applications is 22 April 2021 at noon 

Interviews will take place, via video conference on 13 and 17 May 2021  

If shortlisted, there will be an opportunity to meet informally with Health in Mind Chair and Chief Executive prior to an interview conducted by small panel of current Board Directors.   

Successful applicants will be expected to provide two references and be prepared to join the PVG scheme.  

Health in Mind promotes equality and diversity in the workplace. Registered charity no SC004128. 

Only registered members can apply for jobs.