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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £42,759 – £47,868
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th July 2019

  • Advertised from 18th June 2019
  • Full Time: 35 hour week. Permanent.



Established in 1998, Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is a membership organisation for all those working with young people leaving care. Staf is a national organisation which represents all 32 Local authorities in Scotland and is funded by membership fees, events and grant funding.

At the centre of all our work is the voice of our membership and the workforce who support young people leaving care, working towards our vision of a Scotland where their wellbeing and success is not determined by their care experience. Everything we do is consistent with our three values: We listen, We care, We love.

The Role:

This position requires an inspirational leader with the drive, understanding, vision, gravitas and political awareness necessary to engage, motivate and enable others to thrive and flourish.

The CEO holds accountability and responsibility for:

  • providing leadership to the organisation within the strategic framework established by the Board;
  • developing and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders including our members, other national organisations, key funders, the Government, Opposition and other political parties, relevant government departments and associated agencies, other voluntary organisations and sponsors.
  • supporting the Board in the performance of its governance functions;
  • ensuring that the contribution of Board members, staff and volunteers is coordinated effectively so that Staf objectives, short term and long term, are achieved in a manner consistent with its statement of values.

Application notes

For detailed information on the role, please download the CEO Appointment Brief document.

To apply please download and complete the application form and email to before the closing date.

Closing date: 12pm (midday) on Friday 12th July 2019.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24th July 2019.

Please note that applications from people with experience of care will be welcomed.


  • CEO Appointment Brief
  • Application Form

For further information please contact Sandra Veitch by emailing or calling 0141 465 7515.