We are looking for a new Chair to help support and develop the work of the service and to help us meet the challenges of the future.
The Chair will:
liaise directly with our Vice Chair and Secretary to help chair quarterly Trustee meetings, as well as the AGM – currently all via video-link
help manage and develop the ongoing work of the service, such as the recruitment of volunteers, working to best practice, fund-raising, updates to policies and procedures, and managing any safeguarding concerns which may arise
lead/work with the Management Team/Trustees to generate ideas and agree strategies to help meet a rapidly changing environment.
What are we looking for?
A dynamic individual who can support and develop the work of the service and help us meet the challenges of the future.
- We would expect applicants to have:
an understanding of counselling and psychotherapy or other mental health support practices
an understanding of safeguarding issues
experience of team building
the ability to lead/collaborate on the development of new policies
experience of successfully managing (or contributing to the management of) an organisation, ideally a charity
good organisation and communication skills, including writing reports, policies, and newsletters which can be shared with the wider team
basic I.T. skills to manage emails and documents and to attend video-link meetings.
- Relevant qualifications or training
- Will require criminal record check
- Own computer or secure access to one
- Must live in, or work locally to, the Lancaster area
Taking the next step
If you are interested in applying, please send your cv, with a brief covering letter, to
Applications will close no later than 31st March 2023