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Chair of the Board of Relationships Scotland

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh / Scotland wide
  • Closing 18th October 2023

  • Advertised from 4th October 2023


Relationships Scotland is the largest provider of family and relationship support in the country. We offer relationship counselling, family mediation and child contact centres through a network of 21 Member Services across Scotland. Around 18,000 people receive a face-to-face service each year.

We are looking to recruit a new chair with the skills and experience to act as a figurehead for our organisation, lead the Board of Trustees while promoting good governance, and provide effective and empowering line management support to our CEO.

This role would include four board meetings a year (currently a mix of in person and online), along with four online Office Bearer meetings each year, and our AGM.

We want our Board to reflect the diversity of the modern communities we work with, and value the benefits of having different experience and points of view on our Board. We particularly welcome applications from people living with a disability or long-term health condition, LGBTQ+ people, and people from ethnic minority communities.

Application notes

To apply, please send your CV and a short covering letter setting out why you are suitable for this role, to

The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 18th October. We plan to hold interviews the week beginning 23rd October.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please email our Chief Executive Stuart Valentine on

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Scottish Charity Number SC038683