Job | Chair | Badenoch + Clark
08 November 2021


Location - Scotland

Victim Support Scotland (VSS) continues to be at the forefront of providing emotional, practical and financial support for anyone affected by crime.

Our services are available throughout Scotland, both in local communities and in the courts. With a new strategy in place which will guide the organisation towards 2026 the organisation is building on solid foundations already established.

The organisation now seeks a new Chair to provide leadership and support to the Trustees and the Chief Executive, ensuring that each fulfils their responsibilities for the effective leadership and governance of the organisation.

As an experienced Chair, you will be confident in the Chair role and have a strong leadership and strategic background. You will have the skills to navigate the public sector and be influential with key stakeholders and partners. Your interpersonal skills and engaging manner will ensure inclusive leadership which, through challenge and guidance, will deliver the four strategic pillars.

Working with Trustees to build a Board for now and the future, you will encourage diversity of background and diversity of thought therefore ensuring that all skills and expertise is maximised. Ultimately concentrating the activity and priorities on outcomes and end results, your determination and leadership mean that the organisation will never forget the voice of the victim.

To apply for the post, please send a tailored CV and covering letter to

To request a candidate information pack please contact Badenoch + Clark on +44 (0) 141 220 6460 or send an email to the email address above.

Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 12 December.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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