Chair - Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading provider of support for bereaved people in the UK and the largest of its kind in the world.
As the organisation celebrates its 60th anniversary, Cruse is seeking a new Chair who will convene the board and work alongside the staff and 5000 dedicated volunteers in leading this trusted and ambitious organisation working to provide support to those in need after a loved one dies.
This is a significant opportunity for an individual who is emotionally intelligent, engaged in the wider issues in civil society and who will bring governance, chairing and leadership experience at a senior level to shape the future of an ambitious charity.
The new Chair will be highly credible with strong interpersonal skills; experience of leading change and transformation and an ability connect a strong national narrative for both the evolution of Cruse’s vision and its future funding model.
The Chair will be motivated by Cruse’s vision and values. They will lead and facilitate a skilled and engaged body of Trustees; they will also be willing to be active as an advocate of this special charity working to ensure that bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies.
For more information about the organisation and to find out how to apply please visit the microsite by clicking on the Apply button.
For an informal, confidential discussion about this role, please contact Jess Stockford, Associate Director at Prospectus on 0207 691 1920 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Cruse Bereavement Care is committed to the achievement of greater diversity in its board, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
Closing Date: 29th April 2019
Interviews with Prospectus: w/c 13th May 2019
Final panel interviews: w/c 10th June 2019