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Job Description

Are you ready to help improve the lives of the people of South Lanarkshire?

Are you looking for a chance to have a positive impact? South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture SCIO welcomes you! We are seeking a new board Trustee to help us with our mission of improving health and wellbeing for the people and communities of South Lanarkshire.

We are responsible for the delivery of leisure and cultural activities on behalf South Lanarkshire Council.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who has passion and eagerness to act as an ambassador for our organisation.

Suitable candidates for the voluntary role will be able to demonstrate strategic leadership in the public, private or third sectors.

We are particularly interested to hear from you if have skills in:

  • Commercial Business
  • Governance
  • HR and Organisational Development
  • Legal

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people do the right thing, own it, enjoy being part of a great team and are positive, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation. We would, therefore, welcome applications from a wide cross-section of society.

If you share our vision of "Healthier, happier and more connected lives' and would like to learn more about becoming a Trustee with South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture, we would be delighted to hear from you!

To learn more about this unique opportunity, to find out more please contact:

If you wish to discuss the opportunity in detail please contact Kay Morrison, Chief Executive, Telephone -01698 476262 (during office hours)

Please note, the closing date for submissions is Tuesday 11 June 2024.


Please Apply online - All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.



Roles and Responsibilities of all Trustees

The role of Trustees is to provide SLLC with strategic vision, to ensure financial stewardship and to ensure that it delivers its functions in accordance with policies and priorities and that it ensures adequate risk management and audit arrangements. The Board principally focuses on strategy, performance, resources, and in particular financial resources.

All Trustees should be ready to provide comprehensive scrutiny of agenda papers, challenge constructively, share collective responsibility and support decisions once taken by the Board. They must also respect the confidentially of sensitive information and any debate of a confidential nature must not be reported outside the Boardroom.

The Individual

Main Purpose of the Role

Being a Trustee is a governance role and your responsibility is to ensure the effective governance and financial management of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation - referred to as SLLC or the SCIO). The role entails monitoring and advising on strategy, resources, performance and risk at Board and Committee level and, at Board level, approving strategy and resource. You are required to perform specific duties and have a general responsibility on public service delivery for all customers.

Our Vision is: Healthier, happier, more connected lives.

Our Mission is: Improve health and wellbeing by offering attractive, affordable activities delivered with warmth, friendliness and individual pride.

Our Values are: ­
Do the right thing
Even when no one’s looking. ­
Be a great team Work together, share ideas, share mistakes, share successes. ­
Own it Be accountable for outcomes good and bad. Don’t pass the buck. ­
Be positive Be hospitable. Make people feel good.

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