Director of Workforce

South Lanarkshire
Executive Grade C - £64,962-£86,019
04 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Specialist Area
Corporate Strategy, Workforce
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Director of Workforce

The State Hospitals Board for Scotland

Job reference number: 001/ceo

Executive Grade C £64,962 - £86,019.

Fixed Term 2 years or Secondment opportunity


The State Hospitals Board for Scotland is a national resource providing high secure forensic mental health services. The redevelopment of the hospital estate was completed in 2011 to provide modern facilities in which to deliver patient services in line with our clinical model. The State Hospital hosts the managed care network for forensic mental health services in Scotland.

This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional person who can evidence outstanding leadership qualities. We are looking for an inspiring individual and strategic thinker with the ability to earn the confidence and respect necessary to bring about real change. You will be an exceptional individual with vision, drive, passion and intellect as well as a broad range of strategic and professional skills.

Our new Director of Workforce will adopt and demonstrate our values, lead a successful team as it tackles new challenges and will be responsible for the continued development of The State Hospitals reputation as an employer of choice through success and progress in Staff Governance, Staff Engagement, Workforce Planning, Staff Wellbeing and Staff Development.

Participation in the senior manager on-call rota is a requirement of the role.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Gary Jenkins, Chief Executive, on 01555 842009 or at

Or the current post holder, John White, on 01555 842014 or at

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 1 June 2021.

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 25 June 2021.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.