The Kaleidoscope Group is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. They were established in 1973 and are one of the leading mental health charities in the West Midlands. They are passionate about their contribution to improving people’s lives through the provision of quality services, inclusion and awareness.
Their mission is to promote and support positive health and wellbeing across their area of operation. They are committed to making sure the services and facilities they provide are of the highest possible quality and that their services are sustainable long into the future. To help them to do this, they have established a wholly owned trading subsidiary – Kaleidoscope Plus Commercials through which they manage their commercial office space and saleable activities.
Due to increasing business opportunities and the retirement of members of their Board they are recruiting a number of positions.
Non Executive Directors
The role of Non Executive is to make a wide ranging contribution across the business. Each of the Boards sets the overall strategic direction for its business and ensures that standards of governance are upheld when assessing business development opportunities, risk management, performance management and internal control and assurance.
The Non Executives they are seeking will have proven business acumen and an entrepreneurial flair along with a commitment and passion for the vision of the Group. They are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who have proven skills and experience in:-
- Commercial Property
- Employment Law
- Company/Charity Law
- Risk Management
- Health and Social Care
- Banking, Treasuring management and Funding Structures
- Business Development
As well as devoting the necessary time you will have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.
The are looking for three individuals to join their parent charity and two to join the subsidiary board.
A committed and motivated Treasurer is also sought for their parent charity board who would like to use their skill and experience to make a real difference to a small but growing charity with a unique offer.
In addition to the general responsibilities of a Non Executive Director, the overall role of the Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the charity’s financial affairs, ensuring its financial viability and that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.
Candidates for all positions must be able to commit to at least 6 meetings each year which are held in the evening at the offices in West Bromwich. All positions are unremunerated but reasonable expenses are payable. Induction and support will be available for the successful candidates.
To apply please forward your CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience and which board you would like to be considered for to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information or an informal chat about the positions, please call Monica Shafaq on 0121 565 5605. The closing date for applications to be received is by noon on Monday 9 February 2015.