We are a growing UK charity that exists to help children and young people overcome all the difficulties they face, from problems at school and issues with immigration status to trouble with the police or being in the care system. Our mission is to work with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account, and fight for, wider reform.
We do this by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy, and youth support, and through strategic litigation, campaigning, and equipping others to work for children’s rights. Our vision is for all children and young people in the UK to have their legal rights and entitlements respected and promoted, and their voices heard and valued.
We are a medium size charity with big ambitions, we have won a number of awards in recent years, we are in a strong financial position and continue to have a significant impact changing the lives for large numbers of young people.
We are now seeking to recruit a Chair who, with the Chief Executive, can provide the strategic leadership to enable us to continue to have significant impact, thrive, prosper and to add real value. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of successfully providing such leadership, a sophisticated understanding of governance with experience of Board development and providing support and challenge to a Chief Executive. To be successful, you will a superb communicator with a high level of emotional intelligence, you will be authentic and comfortable ‘speaking truth to power’. You will have a passion for social justice and the energy and time required for this role.
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For an informal and confidential discussion, after having read the appointment brief, please contact our advising consultants Beth Stickney on 07872 121 457, Jim Banks on 07787 004 768, or David Fielding on 07810 507 235 at Attenti.
Closing date for applications 21st June 2020