Patients Advocacy Service

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Carstairs
  • Closing 13th October 2023

  • Advertised from 7th September 2023


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Patients’ Advocacy Service who is based in The State Hospital. PAS is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status.

PAS provides an independent, highly skilled, responsible and professionally run service within The State Hospital, whilst observing the safety and security. The service works within the hospital and promotes patients as individuals. We aim to give the patients a voice to have their views respected, their voices heard, to support and to enable patients to be fully informed and involved in decisions regarding their care and treatment.

We are looking to recruit new Board members to participate in the governance and achievement of the strategic objectives of the organisation. The current Board has a diverse combination of skills and experiences. Candidates with a background in finance, mental health, human resources and current or previous voluntary sector experience would be particularly welcome. We welcome applications from all individuals, including those with lived experience. Support and training is offered to all board members who join the organisation.

Our board meetings take place every other month alternating between online and in person at The State Hospital. We also host an AGM in November of each year, this generally takes place in Lanark where we welcome a diverse group of individuals to hear about the work PAS completes.

Application notes

If you consider you have the relevant skills and experience or want to find out more then please complete the application form utilising the information in the information pack and return to

Closing date: Friday 13th October 2023