Director of Human Resources
The State Hospital Board for Scotland

Job reference: 016251

Location: The State Hospital Board for Scotland

Job closing date: 23/02/2020

Job posted date: 07/02/2020

Salary: Grade C (£63,101 - £84,419

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Executive Level

Hours of work: Full Time. For pay purposes this will be deemed as 37.5 hours.

Department: Human Resources

Employer (NHS Board) : The State Hospital

This post as an Executive Grade C £63,101 - £84,419. Grade pending clarification from National Evaluation Committee

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 Human Resources will adopt and demonstrate our values, will 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 and Staff Development.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Gary Jenkins, CEO, on 01555 842009 (e-mail 

If you have any queries around the recruitment process or the application form, please contact Gemma Cringles, HR Advisor on 01698 377739. 


The closing date for this job has now passed.