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Trustee of Mind in the City, Hackney & Waltham Forest

Location: Remote/Tudor Road E9

Trustee of Mind in the City, Hackney & Waltham Forest

Use your passion and skills to reduce mental health inequalities as a trustee for Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest.

Are you passionate about reducing mental health inequalities?

Do you share our values – Connected, Fair & Brave

Are you committed to improving your skills, learning more about mental health issues and playing a major part in the running of one of the most established, dynamic, and innovative Third Sector organisations in London?

We seek people who share our vision of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all, and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively, and with compassion, to join our Board.

The basic commitment for trustees and trustee observers is to attend Board meetings every two months from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm and / or to attend one of our sub committees, which also take place every two months.

Mind in the City, Hackney & Waltham Forest works within one of the richest (the City of London) and three of most deprived areas of the UK (Hackney & Waltham Forest). With over 150 staff, we have been a part of these communities since 1981 and strive to empower people experiencing and at risk of experiencing mental ill health through the delivery of innovative, collaborative services, across themes of wellbeing, resilience, and recovery. We work in partnership with over 50 organisations, including NHS partners, to ensure we provide holistic and accessible support.

We deliver a range of expert services to support people to move beyond disadvantage, including talking therapies, welfare rights and advice, and education and employability support, and peer support services.

We have expertise in services for people who experience health inequalities, including LGBT + and African Caribbean Heritage communities, which receive regular national recognition and awards for their strong contribution to reducing health inequities.

We are welcome people with expertise in:
– NHS Commissioning /provider
– Knowledge of the local communities in Waltham Forest
We would like to hear from candidates who have experience of working at board level or who have significant management experience, who are visionary and ambitious, who have networking skills, and all with a strong commitment to fund-raising on behalf of Mind CHWF.

Applications from people from racialised communities are particularly welcome.

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter, of not more than 2 sides of A4, expressing your interest to

For an informal discussion on the role please contact our Chief Executive, Vanessa Morris on 07551 158012/

Closing date for applications will be 24th January 2022.
Interviews will be held on 8th, 9th & 10th February 2022.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please ensure you complete the equal opportunities section of the application form.

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