Supporting people with a learning disability. We believe that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society. Do you? Non-Executive Directors (Expenses paid). Time Commitment: up to 8 days per year.
Thera is a unique Group of Companies, led by a registered charity, Thera Trust. Established in 1998, we started by supporting 5 people; today we support over 2,000 people through 18 subsidiary companies. With a turnover of over £65m and over 3,000 very committed staff, we have financial and reputational strength. We support people with a range of highly complex needs. The people we support keep us inspired and keep us grounded.
Thera Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
You must believe in our vision and want to make a difference with both your heart and your head. You may well have a background in:
You may also be someone who has a learning disability and wants to share your experience to develop the organisation.
Board or committee experience is desirable, evidence of effectiveness in your chosen field or interest is essential.
We need people who will strengthen our values and vision whilst at the same time bringing the skills that will be needed to succeed in our market place. We wish to maintain a drive to be effective and efficient but never for personal or monetary gain – simply to offer more opportunities to more people with a learning disability.
We are looking for people who can represent the interests of the local areas within which we work. We are further developing our boards to ensure that we have people with a range of backgrounds and interests that will ensure a broad skill mix to both challenge and support the executive team and enable excellent strategic planning and monitoring of the company's performance.
An opportunity to bring your skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people with a learning disability. You will have a comprehensive induction to the role of the director and the way in which Thera works. You will take part in other board development opportunities and have what we believe will be a unique board experience.
Please note this role is not London-based. We are looking to recruit a number of Non-Executive Directors across England and in Scotland. You will potentially be matched with the subsidiary company within the Group which is closest to you geographically.
When applying, please provide some information on what particularly attracted you to the Thera Group.