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Non-Executive Director

Posted 20 September by Team Fostering Ended

Non-Executive Director

Team Fostering is a not for profit fostering Agency, with an annual turnover of £9m, based in the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. We have been successfully supporting children and young people living in foster care to achieve positive outcomes since 2001.

We are looking for a fourth Non- Executive Director, based within this geographical footprint, who has knowledge, experience and expertise as a current or ex-Foster Carer to bring into the Board of Team Fostering. Alongside a foster carer perspective, we wish to recruit someone with business ability and experience to bring to the Board

This successful candidate will also provide a creative contribution to the Board via objective criticism and independent judgement on issues of strategy, performance and resourcing of the Agency, including involvement in key appointments and standards of conduct. The post holder will be independent of any of the company’s interested parties and bring a degree of objectivity and impartiality to the Board’s deliberations and play a valuable role monitoring executive management.

This is a part time role requiring, as a minimum, 30 day’s work per year and a minimum of 1.5 days worked each month. Part of this monthly commitment is attendance at a monthly Board meeting in the North East. An annual retainer is paid of £3,143 and other responsibilities and pieces of work taken on, at the direction of the Board, are paid at an hourly rate of £56.86.

The closing date for application for this role is on the 16 October 2017 and interviews are scheduled for 3 November 2017.

All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Required skills

  • Business strategic planning
  • Ex-Foster Carer
  • Fostering Care knowledge
  • Business ability and experience
  • Creative contribution to the board

Reference: 33351687

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