London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Chance UK is an award-winning early intervention children's charity who have been delivering solution focused, early intervention services for over 25 years. They support children aged 5-13 and their families to develop social and emotional skills, building resilience to flourish in a changing world.

Their vision is for every child in the UK to feel happy about themselves, realise their potential, and be confident in their ability to build a brighter future. Chance UK know that if they provide the right support at the right time, children, families, and communities can thrive.

Chance UK

Safeguarding Trustee


Unremunerated, reasonable expenses will be paid

The Safeguarding Trustee will play a critical role at Chance UK, as safeguarding is core to our work. As Safeguarding Trustee, you will work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and the Chief Executive to support and drive the charity focus on the responsibilities to both child and adult safeguarding.

The Safeguarding Trustee will Champion safeguarding throughout the organisation, ensuring the organisation's strategic plans reflect safeguarding legislation and the safeguarding expectations of the Charities Commission.

As an ambitious and dynamic organisation embarking on a new 5-year strategy, Chance UK are seeking a highly credible and engaged Safeguarding Trustee for the Trustee board. You will offer strong interpersonal skills, strategic leadership, emotional intelligence and a commitment to the charity, its strategic objectives and cause.

As Safeguarding Trustee, you will ensure that the Board acts with integrity, adopting values and creating a culture which helps Chance UK achieve its charitable purpose.

We welcome people from all backgrounds. Each applicant will be individually assessed regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, ethnicity, colour, or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.

Application deadline: 24th July

Preliminary interviews with Prospectus: W/C 25th July

Chance UK Panel stage interviews: 18th - 22 August

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.

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Posted on: 21 June 2022
Closed date: 18 July 2022 at 15:55
Job ref: HQ00181043
Tags: Senior Management, Volunteer Management