SHR’s Board members are public appointments made by Scottish Ministers. Members are normally appointed for a four year term, which can be extended to a maximum of eight years.
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Recruitment to SHR’s Board is regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.
Scottish Ministers are not currently recruiting to our Board. Further information on public appointments and all current vacancies can be found here - Public Appointments - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)
Diversity and gender equality
We want people from diverse backgrounds. Applications are particularly welcome from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50. They would also encourage applications from those with personal experience of having a disability arising from a physical or mental impairment. Previous board level experience is not essential.