Non-Executive Directors wanted for The Link (Redcar) Community Interest

Company based in Redcar and Cleveland



The Link is a Redcar based professional mental health and emotional wellbeing provider

based in the North East of England, we are passionate about supporting children, young

people and families locally. Our services include a wide range of workshops and training,

therapeutic assessments, one to one therapeutic interventions including specialist

therapies with a focus on Trauma and Attachment and Children and Young People,

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) evidence-based therapies.


The Link is going through a period of development and as part of this, we are seeking to

strengthen our Board by recruiting two additional Non-Executive Directors. You will work

closely with the other Board members to set the strategic context within which high

quality, evidence based therapeutic services are provided to children and young people

We are looking for people who can play a key role in corporate leadership, governance

and financial stewardship and can contribute effectively to the strategic development and

planning of the wider Link CIC system. Our strong culture, ethos and values have helped

us develop a strong reputation for delivering safe, efficient and effective services which

service users would choose and recommend.


We are a not for profit, values driven organisation providing NHS and Local Authority

funded community based health and social care to a standard we would expect for

ourselves and those we care about. We have a commitment to add value to the local

community and as a Social Enterprise we exist purely for this purpose.

Do you have senior leadership experience and the credibility to forge strategic alliances

and build effective relationships at all levels internally and beyond the organisation? We

are particularly keen to hear from individuals with financial and/or strong commercial or

strategic backgrounds in children’s services or similar.


We believe it is important for all our Board and senior managers to be visible and

encourage our Non-Executives to visit our services, to meet staff and the people we care

for. You would also be required to attend regular Board meetings (currently bi-monthly

but may change to quarterly once the Board is fully established). Out of pocket expenses

will be paid to the successful candidates (where appropriate).



Please read the attached job description for more detailed information about the

position or visit our website to find out more about our




If you would like a confidential and informal discussion about the role, you are

welcome to contact Tina Jackson, our Chief Executive on 01642 989198 or Mike

Milen, the Chair of our Board on 01642 440571.

Non Executive Director Roles and Responsibilities
Non-Executive Director Roles and Respons
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