Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Across Scotland
  • Closing 2nd February 2023


  • Advertised from 22nd December 2022
  • Job reference: 001663

Role

We are excited to share this great opportunity to join our Board of Directors. It is a very important time for Cornerstone, as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a course for the future, with our new strategy ‘Future proofing Cornerstone’.

As a member of our Board, you would be instrumental in guiding the strategic future of the charity and ensuring exemplary governance and fiscal control. The main Board meets four times a year and, as members may be asked to support our key strategic subcommittees. You will also act as a local ambassador for Cornerstone.

Our Board are particularly keen to hear from those with skills, knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas who feel they can make a positive contribution to our charitable activities: -

  • Management experience in social care compliance / quality and standards
  • Senior management experience in the social work / social care sector with strategic planning skills
  • Business Development experience ideally with Marketing / PR experience

About Us

Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and is a leading provider of social care services to more than 1,200 adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs. We employ over 1,900 people across Scotland and are fully committed to delivering high quality care and support.

In addition, we also operate our Cornerstone Self-Directed Support service. Across this service, we have over 200 Personal Assistants on our books and approximately 1000 active clients.

We’re committed to building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Scotland, where every single one of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver their best. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the best person for the job. We value the diversity of our workforce and work hard to create an inclusive environment where each individual can bring their unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow, bring create innovative solutions and develop of our people. We are keen to receive applications for board position that reflect the diversity of the organisation.

We welcome applications from anywhere in Scotland.

There is no re-numeration attached to the role but expenses will be reimbursed.

Our Board of Directors

Cornerstone currently has board members with expertise ranging from HR, Finance, Social Care and Fundraising. The role of our Board is to ensure that Cornerstone is being well managed in the best interests of our stakeholders and most importantly the people we support. The Board ensures that the organisation’s strategy and policies are adhered to in line with our charitable purpose. The Board also ensures that Cornerstone complies with all applicable rules and regulations.

​​​​​​​Learn more about our current Board Members here.

Application notes

​​​​​​​If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, apply today with your CV and cover letter. We're waiting to hear from you.

Your cover letter should be uploaded to the 'Supporting Documents' section within our online application.