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Are you looking for a new trustee/director level voluntary experience that will make a real difference to victims and survivors of abuse?
Do you have significant leadership experience at board level in the charity or third sector?
Do you have an interest and understanding of safeguarding?
If yes, Safe Spaces England and Wales (SSEW) is seeking an Independent Chairperson to join their board of directors and would like to hear from you.
The Independent Chairperson will provide leadership to the SSEW board, comprised of two directors from the Church of England, and two from the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The SSEW board will oversee the management of the contracted Safe Spaces service, an innovative new helpline for victims and survivors of church related abuse.
Proposed interview date: Monday 29th March 2021
More information about Safe Spaces England and Wales:
The Church of England and the Catholic Trust for England and Wales (CaTEW) have come together to commission a new support service for victims and survivors of church related abuse, known as Safe Spaces. Victim Support, a national independent charity, has been contracted to deliver the service.
In order to ensure agile, arms-length oversight and decision-making in connection with the Safe Spaces contract, the Archbishops’ Council (Church of England) and CaTEW have formed a new charitable company, Safe Spaces England and Wales, to manage the contract.
The Independent Chairperson will use their board-level governance experience to:
We are looking for an Independent Chair who :
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