We believe that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society…….Do you?
Thera is a unique Group of Companies, led by a registered charity, Thera Trust. Established in 1998, we started by supporting 5 people; today we support 2,271 people through 17 subsidiary companies. With a turnover of £55m and over 2,500 very committed staff, we have financial and reputational strength. We support people with a range of highly complex needs. The people we support keep us inspired and keep us grounded.
Position: Non-Executive Director - multiple opportunities
Location: Various locations throughout England and Scotland
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Up to 8 days per year
About the role:
We need people who will strengthen our values and vision whilst at the same time bringing the skills that will be needed to succeed in our market place. We wish to maintain a drive to be effective and efficient but never for personal or monetary gain – simply to offer more opportunities to more people with a learning disability. Our vision is as follows:
- Thera will show that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society
- Thera will be controlled by people with a learning disability
- People with a learning disability will be involved in the direction and management of the organisation
- People with a learning disability will design the support they want from Thera
- Thera will respect the rights and wishes of people at home, at work and in the community
- People with a learning disability will check the quality of support people receive from their Thera company
- Thera will be led by a charity
You must believe in our vision and want to make a difference with both your heart and your head. You may have experience in the public or third sector and/or a business background; probably at board level in a Health and Social Care setting. You may also be someone who has a learning disability and wants to share your experience to develop the organisation. Board or committee experience is desirable as is having a background in supported employment, recruitment and social enterprise; evidence of effectiveness in your chosen field or interest is essential.
Thera Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
You may have experience of the following: Non-Executive Director, NED, Consultant, Housing Association, Chair, Chairperson, Vice Chair, Retired Director, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Assistant Chair, Board Member, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, etc.
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