Vacancy: Chair of the Board (voluntary position)

We are looking for a Chair (and Trustee) to join our dedicated Management Committee!

The Chair will (in addition to trustee duties):

  • Provide leadership to the organisation and the board by ensuring that everyone remains focused on the delivery of its charitable purposes in order to deliver the greatest public benefit.
  • Ensure our Annual Reports and Accounts are produced at the end of each year and will ensure that they are forwarded to the Charity Commission within the appropriate time period.
  • Chair and facilitate board meetings encouraging full participation by all participants.
  • Need to have commitment to safeguarding the wellbeing of our clients and organisation
  • Have a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Establish sub-committees and working groups to address specific issues/tasks as
    deemed appropriate by the board.
  • Check decisions taken at meetings are implemented.
  • Represent the organisation at functions and meetings and act as a spokesperson when
  • Bring impartiality and objectivity to decision making.
  • Liaise with the CEO to keep an overview of the organisation’s affairs and to provide
    support as appropriate.
  • Lead the process of supporting and appraising the performance of the CEO.
  • Lead on the work and administration required to change our status to a CIO.

Our Chair will need:

  • Leadership skills
  • Experience of chairing meetings and/or committee work
  • Able to balance tact and diplomacy with willingness to challenge and constructively
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Impartiality, fairness
  • Good understanding of legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • Previous trusteeship experience is advantageous.

To obtain the recruitment pack or if you have any queries, please email us -

Phone: 01623 622 916

1 Byron Street, Mansfield,
Nottinghamshire NG185NX

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