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  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Greenock
  • Closing 30th November 2023

  • Advertised from 15th November 2023


The Greenock Medical Aid Society (GMAS) are looking to welcome new members to our Board of Trustees. We are looking for people with passion, energy, commitment, and vision. GMAS is one of the oldest charities in Scotland, running two care homes within Inverclyde. Though a relatively small charity our work is getting national notice and we pride ourselves as an organisation that puts the needs of our residents first and foremost. We strive to deliver compassionate care to our older people, and this was recognised by winning a national award- RCNi Older People’s category winners 2021. This is an exciting time to join us.

About the Board of Trustees

Our Board ensures we are effective in working towards the achievement of GMAS through vision, and harnessing our resources to the maximum effect, whilst upholding our values.

As a member of the Board you will be an ambassador for GMAS and promote the reputation, vision and purpose of the organisation. You will work with your fellow trustees to ensure the organisation complies with its governing documents, relevant legislation, and regulatory requirements.

Person specification

Candidates must have:

  • The ability to think strategically and to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation.
  • A proven record of using good, independent judgement in effective decision making.
  • Experience of operating within a board or committee structure in a charitable, public sector or commercial organisation.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • Passion and commitment for the work of GMAS

GMAS welcomes applications from all sections of society.


Board meetings are usually held each month and up to at least 10 timers per year. There is at least one strategy day each year. Meetings usually take place in GMAS’s registered office, Bagatelle 47 Eldon Street, Greenock. With trustees expected to attend in person.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 November 2023

The applicant pack can be requested by email to or

To apply, please submit a copy of your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role of Trustee on Board of GMAS.