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Volunteer Chair of Trustees at Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire (CPSL) Mind



Posted over 30 days ago...

We are currently seeking a Chair who is passionate about meeting the mental health needs of our diverse population, with the experience to lead our multi-skilled Board of Trustees into a new phase of strategic development.


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Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire, CB4 1ER

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

  Do you share our vision of positive mental health for all? Do you have the skills and experience to take us to the next level? Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire (CPSL) Mind is a collaborative, vibrant and values-led charity. We support local people in their recovery from mental health issues and promote positive wellbeing across our communities. CPSL Mind has grown significantly in recent years, currently supporting more than 4,800 people per year; with services ranging from open access wellbeing activities through to out of hours mental health crisis support.   We have increased our reach and accessibility, in line with our organisational strategy 2022-25.  However, with our population’s mental health under pressure like never before, we want to do more. We are seeking a Chair who has the time and motivation to lead the conversations that will support our continued development; setting our strategic direction for 2025 and beyond. If you possess the skills, experience and qualities we are looking for then we would love to hear from you.

What are we looking for?

As our new Chair, you will be a collaborative, strategic thinker who aligns personally with our values of Respect, Inclusivity, Courage, Compassion, Integrity and Empowerment. You will already have strong chairing skills and, ideally, charity trustee experience.

What difference will you make?

Vision, Mission and Goals Our vision is a society in which everyone has positive mental health and feels part of a connected  community. Our mission is to: •  Support those with poor mental health to live well, whatever that means for them. •  Enable people to maintain positive mental health, especially those who are going through tough  times. •  Inspire connections and eliminate stigma within our diverse communities, for the benefit of  everyone's mental health.

Our values Our values define us as an organisation.  They are:  Compassion, Inclusivity, Empowerment, Integrity, Respect and Courage

Our Strategic Goals 2022 - 2025 •  Increase the reach and accessibility of community-based mental health support across the diverse  populations of Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire •  Use strength-based, holistic and trauma-informed approaches to support people with mental health  problems to connect to others, enhance their wellbeing and facilitate peer to peer support •  Challenge the attitudes and behaviours that prevent open conversations around our mental  health •  Support local employers to create mentally healthy workplaces  


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