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Top job! Chairperson

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th May 2019

  • Advertised from 28th March 2019


Includem is a specialist Scottish charity which provides intensive, personalised, relationship-based support to vulnerable children, young people and their families.

We believe that no child or young person is beyond help and that with responsive, consistent support at the time of most need we can rebuild relationships and deliver positive, sustainable outcomes.

Includem are entering a period of strategic growth and are currently recruiting a Chairperson for our Board. We would like to hear from individuals who feel they have the commitment, drive and passion to help us shape our future. We seek dynamic individuals who will, use their background, experience and influence to work alongside the senior management team to develop new services, deliver our long term vision and progress our strategy.

Applications are welcomed from those who can display:-

  • Experience of working at a senior or Board level, providing strategic leadership during time of change. The ability to analyse information and prepare well for Board meetings is crucial to making an impact
  • Vision, enthusiasm and excellent communication and interpersonal skills – the ability to influence Board decisions, and challenge and support the executive team
  • A commitment to Includem, fully supporting our charitable objectives and focus on young people. Trustees are ambassadors for Includem and champion its stakeholders, young people and staff.


This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses associated with the role will be reimbursed.

Time Commitment

As Chair of the Board of Trustees, you are expected to attend all board meetings, which are held 4 times per year during the late afternoon/evening in Glasgow and meet regularly with the Chief Executive. You will also be asked to contribute your expertise through attending and participating in steering groups, sub committees, events, networking activities and will act as a subject matter expert on particular projects as appropriate.

Application notes

If you share our vision and are committed to improving outcomes for young people and families and are interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit

Alternatively, if you just want an informal chat with our Chief Executive, please send an e-mail to Diane Piper,

To apply for this role, please forward your CV and covering letter to for the attention of Martin Dorchester, Chief Executive.

The closing date for applications is 7th May 2019.