Chair

Ref: 6953

Community Integrated Care

England and Scotland

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Role coordinated by:

El Savidge (they/them)

Senior Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6243

e: El.Savidge@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: Unremunerated

Closing Date: 23/02/2024

At every level and in every role across our charity, our core mission is the same - to empower the people we support to live the Best Lives Possible.


Community Integrated Care is one of Britain’s largest social care charities; supporting almost 3,000 people with a diverse range of care needs, employing over 6,000 committed and passionate colleagues, and delivering services across England and Scotland. We have a passion for transforming lives by delivering high-quality support, encouraging independence and empowerment in everything we do.

Our charity was founded in 1988 as one of the pioneers of the ‘Care in the Community Agenda’, with the aim of supporting people leaving long-stay, institutionalised hospitals to lead fuller, better lives in the community. Since then, we have grown to provide a wide range of innovative and bespoke care services to thousands of people across society, often from hard-to-reach communities.

Our mission remains unchanged: to enrich the lives of people with a wide range of care needs and empower them to lead better, fuller lives through the provision of high-quality care services. We exist to empower individuals to lead their Best Lives Possible.

Operating nationwide, we support people from the tip of Scotland to the South Coast of England. However, despite being a large, national care provider, we maintain a strong local presence, and have a deep understanding and connection with each of the communities we serve. We take pride in our ability to get under the skin of these diverse localities, tailoring our services to align with their specific requirements.

As the Chair of Community Integrated Care, you will play a pivotal role in steering the organisation towards its mission of empowering people to live their Best Lives Possible. In addition to providing collaborative and effective leadership, you will maintain a high level of visibility within the charity by regularly establishing connections with the people we support, their families, and our dedicated colleagues.

With proven experience at Board level in the commercial, public, or not-for-profit sectors, you will exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage with a broad range of audiences. Above all else, we are seeking a Chair who will possess a strong passion for our vision, mission, and values.

 

For further details on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference number 6953. Candidates wishing to apply should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.

Community Integrated Care will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm Perrett Laver. Any initial enquiries should be directed to El Savidge (they/them) at Perrett Laver via el.savidge@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0)20 7340 6243.

 

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Inclusion

Perrett Laver believes that excellence will be achieved through recognising the value of every individual. A broad range of perspectives, backgrounds and opinions amongst our global community of colleagues is crucial in maintaining our culture of openness, intellectual curiosity, and creativity. We take an active role in supporting under-represented communities and groups in becoming better and more fairly represented in the leadership of all organisations. We also know that diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our ability to identify, engage and secure candidates from these groups.

Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, and experience drives us every day – for clients, for candidate identification and in the recruitment, development and retention of colleagues. 

To ensure inclusion on the basis of age, disability, ethnic or national origin, family circumstance, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, political or religious beliefs, race, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, we would like to specifically invite applications from under-represented groups.

 

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