Group Chairperson Chairperson of Group Board Are you passionate about improving children’s lives? Are you looking to gain new skills and make a difference? Come and join us! Play your part in improving the life quality and experiences of children, young people, families and communities by shaping the future of Children’s Links Group. Children’s Links Group is made up of Children’s Links the Charity and a social enterprise, Linking Up Ltd. Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential. Children’s Links has built its business on developing work to deal with gaps in services identified by our stakeholders, parents, children, funders and the wider community. Our work includes: · play developer and play services provider in many different environments including forces communities · specialist in play programme development for children with SEN and disabilities · family support provider in many differing communities · provider of support for employability and skills · childcare provider · sector support organisation Linking Up Limited (LUL) is a social enterprise that provides childcare voucher services nationally and a range of new products such as Wedding Nanny services, Commercial Training. All profits generated from LUL are re-invested back into the Charity so we can further benefit the community. We are looking to recruit a new Chairperson to lead the Board of Children’s Links Group. The Key responsibilities of the Chairperson are: 1.To work in partnership with the Chief Executive to ensure that the Group has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and that the Group, the Trustees/ none executive Directors and the Chief Executive are focused on achieving these. 2 To ensure that the Group board fulfils its duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of the organisation. 3 To help the Chief Executive to achieve the groups mission. Our Board members are vital to our success and this is an exciting opportunity for to join our dynamic group, get personal experience at Board level and make a real difference. Our Board meets approx. six times per year for a maximum of two hours a session on a voluntary basis. In addition the Chairperson meets monthly with the CEO. Benefits of joining our Board: · Put your skills and experience to use and make a lasting difference. · Develop and influence the management and strategy side of charities and social enterprise. · Work with new and interesting people from diverse background. Application is by CV with a covering letter to explain your interest in joining our Board and in particular the role as Chairperson. The deadline for applications is 29th June 2021. Interviews will be held virtually or at our Horncastle Office Applications of all ages are welcomed. Please contact us on 01507 528300 for more information or email applications to [email protected] quoting the role title.