Brighter Futures for Children – Non-Executive Directors

“Brighter Futures for Children” is anticipated to go live October 2018. We have recently successfully appointed our new Chair and now seek to appoint Non-Executive Directors who can provide a range of skills across finance & audit, human  resources, business skills, change and transformation, social care and education.

Location(s): Reading
Job Type: Non-Executive
Closing date: May 25 2018
Salary: £495 per day

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join the board of a brand new company that has been established by Reading Borough Council to deliver high-quality children’s services. The new governing body
will raise the profile of Reading’s children’s services, provide expert support to managers and staff, including local stakeholders and be part of Reading’s wider public service team.

“Brighter Futures for Children” is anticipated to go live October 2018. We have recently successfully appointed our new Chair and now seek to appoint Non-Executive Directors who can provide a range of skills across finance & audit, human resources, business skills, change and transformation, social care and education. We also wish to ensure that there is an appropriate level of local knowledge and an overall passion to improve the life chances of children and young people in the region.

These roles will be challenging yet rewarding. You will be able to combine strength in strategic
thinking coupled with people skills, be passionate about public services yet also offer a  commercial way of thinking. We are seeking professionals who have a strong understanding of effective governance, an appreciation of risk and see accountability as being key.

Brighter Futures for Children are ambitious to be a national leader and to put safeguarding and
developing children’s life chances at the heart of all services. If you have a vision for what we can accomplish and want to be part of our success story then please make contact with our retained consultants.

Key contact

You can speak to Kelly Shaw on 07900 363803 or 0203 434 0990. Information packs are available to download at http://www.campbelltickell.com/jobs/

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Fri 25 May at 12 noon  Tues 6 & Weds 7 June  Weds 20 & Thurs 21 June

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 2 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email readingCS@campbelltickell.com 

Important

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Our Team

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