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Vacancy: Non-Executive Director

We are looking for outstanding individuals to serve as Non-Executive Directors on the board of the Northern Inclusion Consortium (NIC).

The NIC was founded in 2013 and is comprised of four leading North East charities: Changing LivesDISCGroundwork NE & Cumbria, and Mental Health Concern, each with a well-established commitment to delivering community-based services for people with complex needs. These founding organisations have built an effective partnership, based on shared values, ethics, and culture. We believe that third sector organisations in this region and elsewhere have huge potential to play an increasing role in provision.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate and want to make a positive contribution to the lives of people and communities who live and work in Northern England. As a Non-Executive Director you will help to shape and drive the strategic direction of the NIC and ensure that the Consortium, and the delivery of projects through the Consortium, comply with the highest standards of governance and quality.

Non-Executive Directors play an important role in providing an independent perspective, leadership, and scrutiny. We welcome applications from individuals who will use these skills to strengthen the impact, reach, and potential of this exciting organisation.

Ideally, we wish to identify candidates with previous experience in similar non-executive roles. More generally, while we do not expect all candidates to embody all the following attributes, we would welcome applications where an individual has extensive coverage of more than one of the following areas:

  • Strategy – provide a creative and informed contribution to the strategic direction of the NIC
  • Commercial – commercial experience, bringing both voluntary and private sector experience with a customer focus and understanding of the commissioning landscape
  • Corporate governance and compliance – contribute to ensuring that NIC complies with all applicable legislation and the highest standards of corporate governance
  • Local and national interest in social policy, political and legislative developments that affect the strategy and direction of the NIC

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