12 December 2018
Paul Dumbleton, Mental Welfare Commission
Board member, will leave his role in March after eight years. Paul
has been the Commission's board member with experience as a family
carer since the Board was established in 2011.
The search is underway for his replacement. As a non-executive
member of the Board, the successful candidate will be expected to
play a central role in ensuring the efficient, effective and
accountable governance of the organisation and play their part in
providing strategic leadership and direction.
Applications are open until Friday 11 January 2019, with
interviews expected to be held on Wednesday 20 February in
For more information on the role,
find the job advert here. If you would like to find out more
about the role, you are welcome to contact the Chief Executive,
Colin McKay, on 0131 313 8784.
Paul gave the Commission his thoughts on the role in an
interview published on the organisation's website.
You can read the full interview
on our website here.
"What would you say to a potential
I'd certainly encourage them. There are a lot of
opportunities to learn new things and there are lots of
opportunities to really influence the Commission.
For people who don't have Board experience, don't be put off -
you will be supported in learning about financial and other
management issues, either within the Commission, through CIPFA
workshops and courses, or through Scottish Government