Posted on Jun 15, 2021 by CV-Library
Location: London (Balham)
Application deadline: Tuesday 6th July 2021
Salary: Pro bono
Certitude is London’s leading not for profit provider of person-centred support to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health support needs. We have been successful in growing our organisation and have an income of c£48m per annum.
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Board of Trustees. Certitude supports more than 1,800 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life. As a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both our Board and Leadership Team. Our mission is to support those who need us to develop new skills, meet new people, and experience new things. We aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer - employing more than a 1,500 colleagues and volunteers with a turnover of £48m.
The successful candidate should have experience operating at board or senior level in a medium or large organisation. Following a recent skills audit the Board has identified the following skills and experience as particularly welcome: legal knowledge and expertise; digital knowledge and use of technology to increase the independence of people with disabilities; public relations and communications. Experience in the Social Care sector, or Voluntary Sector is not essential; a commitment to use your skills and experience to help deliver our mission is essential.
Certitude has a diverse workforce and is committed to developing and maintaining a Board of Trustees that is representative and reflective of London communities. Certitude particularly welcomes applications from candidates who are from a BAME background and disabled candidates.
This is a voluntary position and unpaid but reasonable out of pocket expenses are paid. Meetings are held using MS Teams or in Balham, South London. The time commitment per annum is preparation and attendance at: five evening Board Meetings, four Committee meetings, two Board Away Days and two visits to services.
Please contact Aisling Duffy, Chief Executive to arrange an informal conversation about this opportunity.
Interested? Then select the apply button and submit your CV and a covering statement about why you are right for the role.
Closing Date: Tuesday 6 July
Interviews on MS Teams: 13 or 14 July
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