Chair to the Board of Trustees

Organisation: Cogwheel Counselling

Cogwheel Counselling is a Cambridge-based mental health charity that provides affordable and accessible counselling to individuals of all ages (including children/young people) on low and limited incomes. The Charity Trustee Board has 9 Trustees, and the present Chair of Trustees is stepping down after 4 years in the role. 

The role of the Chair is to provide leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees to whom the role directly reports to. The Chair’s aim is to enable the board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance, regulatory compliance and strategic direction of the charity. The Chair will ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document and any other relevant legislation or regulations and to make sure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its constitution. The Chair's role is to work in partnership with the Charity’s Senior Management, helping them achieve the agreed vision for the charity.

 There is no closing date for applications and would encourage any interested applicants to apply in the near future.

If you would like to talk about the role, please email Lis Silver, Chair of Trustees Chairoftrustees@cogwheel.org.uk so that a convenient time can be arranged. • Interviews will take place at a mutually convenient time.  Full details are available www.cogwheel.org.uk/work-with-us/vacancies

Contact details:

Please provide a CV and letter of application detailing personal qualities and relevant experience, and send to Clerk of Trustees Neil Davies e; neil@cogwheel.org.uk