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Board Chair and Vice Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th August 2022

  • Advertised from 14th July 2022


At Health in Mind, we’ve been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982. We do this by providing a wide range of services to support people and enable them to make a positive difference in their lives.

We strive for people in Scotland to live in a supportive and resilient community where mental health is understood and people lead fulfilling lives. We work together to positively impact people’s mental health and wellbeing. We create awareness and understanding of mental health and wellbeing within communities.

We currently provide services across Edinburgh, the Lothians, and the Scottish Borders and we also have a number of national services. We provide a continuum of support through a range of models such as peer support, supported self-management and trauma support.

It’s an exciting time for us as we celebrate our 40th birthday and develop our strategy from 2023 onwards. We are currently seeking a Board Chair and Vice Chair who share our vision and ambition to support people’s mental health and wellbeing across Scotland.

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year, via hybrid meetings and is supported by a number of focussed committees, currently meeting quarterly by video conference.

We are currently seeking applications from people who have health and social care or other relevant expertise and experience. We welcome applications for both or one role.

Application notes

To find out more about Health in Mind and to download an application pack please visit our website.

If you have difficulties accessing the pack, please contact our HR Team on 0131 225 8508 or email

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

Closing date for applications is 9 August 2022 at noon.

Interviews will take place, via video conference on 16 August 2022.

If shortlisted, there will be an opportunity to meet informally with Health in Mind 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.