Chair of Trustees

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Chair of Trustees

We are looking for a talented, passionate individual to become our new Chair of Trustees.

Purpose: To lead our charity on the next stage of our journey, with the skills, knowledge and expertise to help drive the organisation forward, shaping our strategy for the future as we aim for outstanding performance in all that we do.
Commitment: The Board of Trustees meet a minimum of 4 times per year.

Role and responsibilities

As Chair of the charity’s Board of Trustees, the post holder ensures the Board is legally accountable for the management and finances of the charity and oversees the governance, strategy and performance of the charity and its associated operations.

Things we're looking for

  • Substantial experience of setting and achieving strategic goals
  • Successful track record for team
  • leadership, preferably of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong fiscal understanding
  • Strong leadership skills, with proven capacity to motivate others to achieve results
  • Able to offer professional; qualifications and/or evidence of equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of life-long continued professional learning
  • Capacity to take a ‘strategic view’ of the Charity’s future possible development and manage this alongside short-terms aims and goals.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals
  • Strong communication skills, including use of IT
  • Some knowledge of disability legislation
  • Previous experience of leading Boards or very senior leadership team

You will have a proven, professional track record of leadership at the highest level. You will share our vision and have the aim to take a leading role in our ambition to be recognised as an outstanding organisation. Ideally, you will have experience of corporate and charity governance and working with or as part of a Board.

Chair of Trustees

Location: Herefordshire, UK

Hope Support Services
Overross House
Ross Park

How to apply

To apply, please download the application pack here: download the pack. Once you've had a look through and you feel ready, then come back to this page and use the form below to send in your application!.