How to apply

Please submit an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement to by the closing date of 4 December 2017. Your supporting statement should outline your motivation in applying for the role and how you feel your skills and experience support your application. Please ensure that your supporting statement does not exceed three A4 pages.

Please state in your application if you are applying for a Board Member, Chair or either role.

We also ask you to complete a self-assessment against a skills matrix and submit this as part of your application. We encourage you to be honest in your self-evaluation – we don’t expect that any candidates will offer all of the skills and experience that we seek. Instead our emphasis is on shaping a team that offers complementary expertise and bringing together a cohort of individuals who will work collaboratively on our Board.

Recruitment timeline:

Closing date for applications: noon on 4 December 2017.

Appointment of Chair:

Interviews will be held during w/c 11 December 2017.

Appointment of Board Members:

Interviews will be held during w/c 15 January 2018.

Our new Board Members will be invited to take part in induction and training during February and March. It is intended that the first formal Board meeting will take place in March or April.


Should you have any queries about the recruitment process, please contact Linda Watkin, Head of Governance and Compliance, on 01282 686487, or email:



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