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Application Deadline
03 May 2021

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Tower Hamlets and Newham

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham – Chair

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Chair for our Board of Trustees following the resignation of our current Chair.

We currently work across three diverse boroughs – Tower Hamlets, Newham, and Redbridge - and are working collaboratively with our neighbouring Mind Associations in Hackney and Havering. This is a truly exciting time for both the Board and the organisation.

The skills and qualities that we are looking for include:

  • Strategic leadership skills for both the Board and the organisation
  • A commitment to improving the range and quality of mental health services to those who need them in the areas that we operate and to raise mental health awareness
  • Commitment to the organisation and the ability to give the necessary time and effort to carry out the role
  • Commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life

The Board of Trustees
The current Board are a passionate and collaborative group of individuals with a diverse range of personal and professional background and experience. The Board have ultimate responsibility for safeguarding the sustainability of Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham and ensuring it achieves its strategic aims. This is done by providing oversight, governance and direction to the charity’s leadership team, the Board are not normally involved in the operational management of the organisation.

Our trustees make a real difference to the wellbeing of the communities in Tower Hamlets, Newham and other surrounding boroughs, it’s also a fantastic opportunity to hone your leadership skills and learn about the challenges and opportunities charities are facing today.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, local residents and people with lived experience of mental health. Previous experience of the charity sector and or being a trustee is desirable.

How to apply

To apply for this role, the application pack can be downloaded via our website:

Alternatively you can request an application pack by email to: [email protected] , quoting reference MITHN Chair

Post subject to an enhance Disclosure Barring Service check. Applications welcome from all sections of the community.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 3rd May 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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