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Vice Chair and Trustee Recruitment


We are currently recruiting a new Vice Chair and Trustee for our charity board at Neighbourhood Networks.

The Role of Vice Chair: 

As the Vice Chair, you’ll collaborate closely with the Chair to effectively lead the Management Board making sure responsibilities are met, including establishing strategies, policy objectives, overseeing financial proceedings and fostering a strong relationship between the Management Board and staff. Additionally, you’ll work establish a close relationship with the CEO to support them in delivering Neighbourhood Networks goals and achieving their mission. 

We are seeking a strategic senior leader with either a third sector, health and social care or government/policy background. As an ambassador of Neighbourhood Networks, you’ll have exceptional communication skills and knowledge of the third sector and its challenges. Knowledge of finance and funding would be beneficial. Previous board experience is essential. 

The Role of Trustee: 

As a Trustee, you’ll play a crucial role in steering the organisation to make the best decisions about strategy, growth, and development whilst at the same time ensuring Neighbourhood Networks stays safe and secure. 

We’re interested in candidates with previous board experience, who come from a background in either health and social care or fundraising. Strong communication and committee skills are essential, alongside knowledge of board meetings and the ability to effectively contribute to discussions.

As a Trustee you would be required to prep for and attend a maximum of 10 meetings per year.  This includes 5 Board Meetings a year and subcommittee work that may arise that fits the skill set and experience of the trustee, for example, the Finance and Risk Management Committee. The Vice chair role will require a larger commitment in order to act on behalf of the Board to oversee the work of the CEO and prepare ahead for Board Meetings in partnership with the Chair and CEO. This would be approximately an additional 5 meetings a year.

This search is being conducted exclusively for Neighbourhood Networks by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Full details can be found here. Please email them at to request an information pack, full job description and person specification. 

Closing Date:  Thursday 9th May 

You can hear more about what its like to be a Trustee with Neighbourhood Networks in from our current Trustee Pam Hunter.

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