Livingston James retained by Strathcarron Hospice to appoint Chief Executive

Strathcarron Hospice is a specialist palliative care provider that provides a comprehensive range of services and support to anyone who is living with life limiting or long term conditions.  As Scotland’s largest independent hospice we have a well-deserved reputation for delivering a highly valued quality service to patients and families and have a strong focus on community development empowering local communities to do what they can for themselves.

As our Chief Executive, you will oversee the continued development and delivery of our excellent specialist palliative care services and our commercial subsidiary, Creative Homecare, whilst also safeguarding our long-term financial sustainability through effective and sound financial management. Developing effective relationships and partnerships with key external stakeholders you will effectively promote the Hospice, and its breadth of activities focused on improving the quality of life for those individuals with life limiting illnesses, whilst also ensuring it continues to play an active role in shaping and influencing national policy.

You would be joining an innovative and committed team who are at the forefront of developing their service to ensure they make a real difference to the patients, families and the communities we serve.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic professional with the strategic vision to take Strathcarron Hospice into its medium and longer term future, protecting the quality and goodwill already achieved and be responsible for ensuring that as a business we continue to prosper, maintain and develop our services, brand, reputation and financial sustainability.

If you are excited by the opportunity to make a real difference, are motivated by the desire to make the experience better for all individuals we support and believe that you have the necessary skill set, expertise and qualities we are looking for please review the full position profile below or reach out to Douglas Adam via [email protected]

Strathcarron Chief Executive Position Profile


Strathcarron Hospice is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

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