St John's Foundation


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Not for Profit

  • Salary/Remuneration


  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    01 December 2018

  • Client

    St John's Foundation

Ref: GSe46874

St John’s Foundation has a long and proud history of improving the lives of the citizens of Bath and the surrounding area, building resilience in our communities.  Our work began in 1174 and we continue today in an ever-changing context, serving the needs of an increasingly diverse population. And whilst our heritage is important, our future and that of our communities is our focus.

We are an organisation going through significant change, in terms of our culture and people. Forward looking we have built commercial income streams and diversity in our programmes of work to ensure we can continue to meet the needs of our stakeholders.  Our new Chair will be experienced in leading a board of trustees, and able to provide our new Chief Executive with positive support plus robust, challenging scrutiny of the work we are doing.

You will have a demonstrable track record of commercial leadership at Board level, preferably as an existing or previous Chair. With the ability to and evidence of creating high performance Boards, you will come to St John’s Foundation ready to make a real impact. This is an opportunity to work for an organisation with an excellent brand, heritage and reputation. In return you will be joining a Board with a genuine desire to make a difference.

Closing Date30th November 2018
Longlist MeetingEarly w/c 3rd December 2018
Preliminary Interviewsw/c 10th December 2018
Shortlist MeetingEnd of w/c 17th December 2018
Final Panel Intervieww/c 7th January 2019
How to apply

To express an interest and to be considered, please submit the following:

• A detailed and up-to-date CV
• A supporting statement that addresses all criteria in the Person Specification and outlines your motivation for applying
• Details of your availability on the dates provided in the indicative timetable.

It is essential that in your written application you give specific evidence, by way of examples of past personal experience, of each of the selection criteria in Part One of the person specification. These responses will be developed and discussed with those candidates invited for interview, together with the other criteria listed in Part Two.

Please also ensure you have also completed and submitted the equal opportunities monitoring form provided on this site. The information on the form will be treated as confidential and used for statistical purposes only. The form will not be treated as part of your application.

GatenbySanderson will respect the privacy of any initial approach or expression of interest in this role, whether formal or informal.

Contact details
Jo Boardman: 07834 030501