Overview

Certitude is looking for Board Members who can bring their, knowledge, qualities and
experience, leadership skills, and an understanding of the economics that support our
sector, as well as being an able communicator who can champion others’ interests. You
would bring your mix of professional and personal experience, be able to help contribute to
and critique our strategic performance, identify and make useful connections and
introductions, and provide your informed opinion on the activities of Certitude.
This is an intellectually stimulating role with plenty of scope for an inspiring leader with
exceptional interpersonal and diplomatic skills to influence and strategically direct an
organisation that is at the forefront of the work we do in Learning Disabilities and Mental
Health.
We are interested in Board Members from a range of diverse occupational and personal
backgrounds, which will complement the existing range of Board skills and particularly want
to hear from you if you have some or all of the skills or experience in any of the areas listed
below:
 Housing, property development and estate management
 Business development, income generation and fundraising
 Social care innovation, research and best practice development
 Generalist business knowledge such as Finance, HR, Marketing, Operational Service
Delivery (Social Care), Legal and Information Technology
Housing and Property Management
 Property management/housing association
 Property legislation and property market
 Asset management & development and managing property investment
Business Development and Income Generation
 Experience of diverse fundraising practices, corporate and philanthropic giving
 Understanding challenges of UK charities
Social Care Innovation
 Up to date experience of relevant social care campaigns/policy/practice and
measurement of social care framework
 Understanding key influencers/decision makers in government and public bodies
We would want you to make sure that the company was well run, solvent, operates within
the law and makes the best strategic decisions in the interests of the people we support.
These roles are Pro Bono with out of pocket expenses.
Interested parties are warmly encouraged to submit your CV and a covering statement about
why you are right for the role. If you require further information you can contact Aisling
Duffy, Chief Executive on 020 8772 6143.
All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a need for full
employment history from time of leaving compulsory education and up to date employment
references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery
and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview
all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the job vacancy and to
consider them on their abilities.

About Certitude

Certitude is a successful and growing provider of personalised support for people with
learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. As a not-for-profit organisation, we
have been developing our expertise, working with individuals, families and local communities
across London since 1990 . Certitude’s person-centred approach is creating a future where
people with learning disabilities and mental health needs have the same opportunities and
rights to a good life as everyone else. We are a London based organisation working across
17 boroughs, employing over 900 staff and supporting over 1300 people.