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We are recruiting to our Board of Directors

We are excited to be seeking additional Directors to add value to an already vibrant and effective Board.  This is a great time to join our Board, as we continue to develop following the successful launch of our new name and new brand in July 2021.

As you have probably seen from our website, and perhaps from what you know of us already, we are also an organisation led by our values – all our decisions and interactions are guided by these values: collaborative, empowering, fair, mindful, pioneering, and hopeful.  As a director we would expect you to hold to these values in fulfilling the role.

 

 

Our Board includes leaders from voluntary and community sector organisations, and individuals with a range of public, private and voluntary sector experience.  We are taking this opportunity to further strengthen the Board, and are seeking to appoint up to four new Directors.

We are particularly interested in anyone with specific knowledge or expertise in the following areas:.

    • Organisational development, such as finance and HR
    • Business skills, such as diversification of income and launching new products
    • Strategic policy, such as Government policy, LEP policy, and Local Authority strategy
    • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Please also refer to the recruitment pack for more information and other attributes that we’re looking for.

We are keen to make this opportunity accessible for anyone who would bring valuable skills and experience to the Board.  If you need any adjustments to the information provided, or if there is anything we can do to adapt the recruitment process to your specific needs, then please let us know.  Wherever possible we will always make any reasonable adjustments to support disabilities, mental health conditions, or neurodiversity.

The deadline for applications is 5pmm Monday 18th October 2021.

Life at Better Connect

At Better Connect, we work with a network of incredible partners to deliver transformational programmes that can support people to rebuild their lives, develop confidence, skills, and progress towards the job market. 

Our unique team is made up of human beings who are passionate about making a difference in society. We care about each other and the partners we work with. We believe that the key to delivering inspiring provision is having robust and collaborative partnerships and relationships.  

As a mindful employer, we are passionate about creating safe and inclusive environments for all. We want people to find genuine happiness at work and support staff to find what makes them thrive!  

Monthly Team Days and Wellbeing Activities

Monthly Team Days and Wellbeing Activities

A way for us to get together as a whole organisation, have some fun and learn together. We also offer wellbeing activities such as yoga and meditation with a qualified instructor.

Flexi Time Policy

Flexi Time Policy

We know the value of a good work-life balance and operate under a flexi time policy at Better Connect. This allows flexible working outside of the core hours.

Generous Holiday Allowance

Generous Holiday Allowance

All staff receive a minimum of 25 days holiday (pro rata), plus bank holidays, which increases the longer you work at Better Connect.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Access to a comprehensive package of wellbeing support including counselling, 24/7 helpline and wellbeing portal. 

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

After 3 months of service, all staff are automatically enrolled in our pension scheme with the People’s Pension

Culture

At Better Connect, we want each individual staff member to feel supported, valued and ultimately happy at work. We want people to feel empowered to be themselves and feel safe enough to do that whilst at work! 

We value everyone’s voice and actively seek opinions and ideas from all staff members across all roles. Whether that is through our monthly team days, staff supervisions or surveys. We want to include our team in the decisions that impact them at work.  

We are always looking for new ways to support our team and learning from each decision we make.  

We are committed to making Better Connect a positive place for all. 

We are currently not recruiting at Better Connect, sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about new job vacancies.

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