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We are seeking to recruit new Trustees to our Board to strengthen its governance and diversity and to enable our charity to take forward its valuable work of transforming the futures of young people and adults.

Appointment of New Board Members: Career Connect is seeking to appoint at least 2 new members to join its Board of Trustees, who have the skills, experience and behaviours required to develop and deliver the charity’s aims, its strategic approach and future direction.

This is a unique opportunity to make a difference for the young people and adults who are in need of support to enable the transition into rewarding and sustained jobs and learning.

Career Connect is looking for prospective Board members who have experience of operating at Board or senior level within a charitable, public or private sector environmental and are able to demonstrate:- 

  • a high standard of ethics
  • independent, sound judgement
  • shared values
  • strategic vision
  • appropriate skills and attributes
  • genuine motivations for working with us
  • the ability to make good on and honour their commitment to us through appropriate investment of their time, expertise, experience, skills and capacity
  • understanding and following Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership
  • understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of being a Trustee
  • free of any conflicts of interest including independence from competitors and commissioners.

Career Connect is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in all respects, including age, cultural identity, race, colour, ethnic origin, national origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, class or sexual orientation. We are a Disability Confident Employer under the national scheme reflecting our commitment to removing barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions and ensuring they have the opportunities to realise their aspirations.

We want our Board of Trustees to reflect the communities and individuals we serve and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. For the purposes of our equal opportunities monitoring, you will find an Equal Opportunities Monitoring section as part of the Expression of Interest survey; this is optional and will not form any part of our recruitment process.

Please click here to see full eligibility requirements for Career Connect Trustees.

NB. Trustee appointments are unremunerated, although reasonable expenses may be reimbursed.

How to apply:

Please explain why you are interested in becoming a Trustee for our charity and identify your skills and competencies for the role by completing the Expression of Interest survey and uploading your resume / CV by no later than midnight on Sunday 13th May 2018.

(Please note: completion of the Equal Opportunities Monitoring element is optional)

A decision on the appointments will be made by Friday 29th June 2018

For more information: If you would like an informal discussion about the role, contact Nikki Povall, PA to Chief Executive Team on Tel: 0151 600 7710 / Email:

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