The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd November 2023

We are looking for a purpose-led individual keen to help support and shape our future plans, joining us during a time that will certainly be looked back on as the most crucial in our development as we move forward with our ambitious £11.5M expansion plan.

The role of Chair is a key appointment for Hearts Together and will require an experienced Chair/Trustee who is motivated by our purpose and who has a passion for supporting future growth. The Chair will have a keen interest in shaping future plans, and be able to horizon scan and effectively mobilise new opportunities with an understanding of the strategic, legislative and political environments that affect and influence our work. The Chair will also act as an ambassador for the charity and help to build constructive alliances, taking an active role in engagement with key stakeholders. 

The responsibility of the Chair is to lead the Board of Trustees ensuring that the board fulfils its functions in providing a strategy and effective governance for the charity. The Chair will support the Chief Executive and ensure that the Board works closely with the management team to achieve agreed objectives, enabling Hearts Together to fulfil its purpose, and ensuring maximum impact for our beneficiaries. 

Above all, we are looking for a Chair who will be an inspirational ambassador and advocate at all levels for Hearts Together

  • Time commitment: In addition to quarterly board meetings the Chair is also expected to have regular meetings with the Chief Executive, and also represent the Charity at various events and meetings with key stakeholders.
  • Remuneration: The role of the Chair is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed.
  • Insurance: The Chair of the Board of Trustees is covered by the charity's Indemnity Insurance.
  • Terms: The Chair (and board members) are appointed for a three-year term with eligibility for reappointment. The candidate should not have any interest which may conflict with his/her ability to perform fully the role of Chair.

For more information and to download our full Recruitment Pack contact us directly at : [email protected] / 01752 315 900

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