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Commissioning Governor

We're looking for a Governor with experience in commissioning, with a strong understanding of health, education or social care commissioning frameworks

Chailey Heritage Foundation’s (CHF) Governing Board has the delegated responsibility for the oversight and assurance of the Charity’s services.  This delegation comes from the Board of Trustees, which has overall control of the Charity, its property and funds. 

CHF has an active and committed Governing Board in which Governors play an active role and are expected to become familiar with all the services. They need to be able to devote sufficient time to attending meetings and making Governor Focus Visits.

We consider integrity, commitment, strategic vision, good independent judgment, and a willingness to speak out as a critical friend to the organisation, to be amongst the essential qualities for our board members. Currently, we are particularly looking to recruit a Governor with experience in commissioning, with a strong understanding of commissioning frameworks at a national, regional or local level:

Desired experience / skills

  • Experience can be gained in Local Authorities, NHS or education settings
  • Strong understanding of either health, education and social care  commissioning frameworks ideally for children and young adults with complex neurodisabilities
  • Ability to influence, challenge and support senior leaders and colleagues on the board.
  • Willingness to get to know the Foundation through visits, internal training courses and time spent with the Foundation Leadership Team
  • Ability to evaluate relevant data and feedback given by leaders and external regulatory bodies.

If you are interested in finding out more, please download the Governor Recruitment Information Pack, where you'll find contact information to apply for this role.

Please download and fill in the forms below.

Application Form

Conditions of Disqualification of Office as Governor

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