Chairperson vacancy

The Scottish Older People’s Assembly

New Appointment

Chairperson for the Scottish Older People’s Assembly – a voice of older people in Scotland.

Due to retirement, the Scottish Older People’s Assembly is looking for a skilled chairperson with knowledge and appreciation of governing a Scottish Charitable Organisation and issues of concern to older people.

Also required is an understanding of the democratic processes by which older people can influence the Scottish Government, the Westminster Government, local authorities, the NHS and other public, statutory and commercial organisations, as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be practised in facilitation, leadership of a Scottish Charity and have an ability to run a meeting well, maximise the contributions of participants and act as a spokesperson and figurehead, where necessary.

It is expected that this role will not exceed an average of five days per month.

The position is not remunerated, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

The closing date is 30 June 2018.

Notifications of interest in the position and full details of it are to and from Glenda Watt or Tel 0131 555 9112.

12th June 2018