Trustees x3 | Respond
Join the board of Respond as we enter an exciting new phase of strategic development. We are seeking three trustees with expertise in the areas of Finance, HR/Organisational Development and Clinical to support us on our journey to achieving greater impact for our clients and their families.
Respond is a national charity providing therapy and specialist support services to autistic people and people with learning disabilities who have experienced trauma. We are committed to bringing about positive change for our clients and their families, enabling them to lead richer and more resilient lives.
We provide a range of trauma-informed services for children, young people, adults and professionals. These include psychotherapy, advocacy, campaigning and other support services which aim to prevent abuse and equip individuals and their families to live more positive lives.
Respond is at an exciting time of growth and development and following a recent skills audit within the Board and in response to recent departure or succession planning, the Board are looking to introduce three new trustees with the following skills and experience:
Human Resources – A values-driven HR professional, preferably from the voluntary sector, with extensive senior leadership experience and the ability to strengthen Respond’s HR policies, processes, and culture, Chair the People Resources Committee and guide the leadership team in dealing with people issues.
Clinical / NHS – A Psychotherapist or senior leader with a Psychotherapy background with a robust approach in the areas of clinical governance and safeguarding; able to review policies and monitor and measure the effectiveness policies and processes to ensure Respond embeds best practice from the psychotherapy sector.
Treasurer – A financially qualified professional with a solid understanding of management accounting systems and processes. Able to translate numbers into meaning for trustees, and to play a critical friend role to the executive team. Chairs the Finance Committee.
We welcome applications from people with a broad range of backgrounds and from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be invited to interview for this post.
Closing date: by 9 a.m. Monday 18th July 2022
Please click ‘Apply’ to be directed to the Peridot Partners website and to contact the advising consultants to discuss this role in more detail.