London, Greater London
The role of trustee is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed
Voluntary, 5 Board meetings per year plus a strategy day
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Job description

Catch22 is a social business that exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them, and a fulfilling purpose.  We have a longstanding history of delivering impactful services and we are proud to have touched the lives of more than 120,000 in the last year. 

We achieve our mission in two ways. First, we improve lives on the frontline through delivery of public services. Secondly, we use our knowledge to change 'the system', to fix the complex web that can trap and disempower those it was set up to help. With the heart of a charity and the mindset of a business, we are uniquely placed to deliver on this exciting agenda. 

Job Description

As we continue to grow and deliver impact, we are delighted to be recruiting for a new Trustee to contribute to our mission and join our current strong and experienced team. Our team of Trustees are currently led by our Chairman Terry Duddy.   Terry is currently a Non-Executive Director of Majid Al Futtaim Properties LLC. He previously served as Senior Independent Director from 2015 and latterly as Interim-Chair. Other recent NED role includes Senior Independent Director of Hammerson Plc, SID at Gems Menasa and Chair of the Retail Trust charity from 2014 until 2018.  Previously, Terry was Chief Executive of Argos Retail Group and an executive member of the GUS Plc board from 1998 until 2006, then Chief Executive of Home Retail Group Plc from 2006 until 2014.

‘This is an exciting time to join the Catch22 family and make a strategic contribution to impacting the lives of those we support. Catch22 is an innovative, dynamic and pioneering organisation, at the leading edge of new approaches to tackling some of the country’s toughest social problems.  If you are as committed to continuing the progress made in delivering vital services to communities and making a positive difference to people’s life challenges, we are interested in hearing from you’.

Qualifications

We welcome applications from candidates who can provide strategic input for the Catch22 executive team, on the development of profitable products or services that fulfil our purpose.  We are specifically looking for a leader with strong contracting services experience, who has had exposure to working in an outsourced environment and a track record of business development.

You will work alongside our strong board of committee members, who come from a wide range of backgrounds, which we draw on to provide strategic oversight for the effective delivery of the services we provide and will be collectively responsible for, governance and strategic oversight to support Catch22 deliver its mission.

You will use your specialist business and commercial experience to provide crucial expertise, guidance and leadership to our Board and its committees which is key to the charity achieving its ambitious goals. 

Additional information

Our trustees work in a voluntary capacity, and you will be required to attend 5 Board meetings per year plus a strategy day. You will also be expected to attend a number of subsidiary boards and standing committees and trustees will be expected to serve on these according to interests and expertise.  In addition, trustees will be encouraged to be involved in a range of events designed to support the achievement of Catch22’s mission.

Above all we are looking for someone with a passion for the work we do and a commitment to influencing positive change.  We warmly welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this position so if you have the experience and share our passion click and apply today.

Additional documents
Trustee Job Description (.pdf)
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Catch22 is a social business, a not for profit business with a social mission. For over 200 years we have designed and delivered services that ... Read more

Posted on: 22 July 2021
Closing date: 20 October 2021
Tags: Trustees, Business Development

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