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In search of a new Chair for Hammersmith and Fulham Mencap

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Mar 16 2022

Can you help? Searching for a new Chair for Hammersmith and Fulham Mencap

The current Chair of HF Mencap is stepping down after twenty years of service and is keen that a replacement is found soon to bring a fresh perspective and maintain momentum. A group of Trustees is supporting the process of finding his replacement.

Does somebody you know have an interest in taking on the role?

Anybody who is interested in understanding more about the role before applying should contact: trustees@hfmencap.org

Location:

Addison Road Primary School, Addison Gardens, London W14 0DT

Mix of local and remote working, currently weighted heavily towards the latter.

Time:

Expected to be an average of up to 10 hours a month, including running a minimum of four Board Meetings a year, and attending internal working groups and external meetings. A higher time investment will be needed during the period of induction.

Period:

Three-year term on election with the opportunity to be re-elected for a further term of three years.

Terms:

Voluntary role, necessary out of pocket expenses reimbursed.

About HF Mencap:

HF Mencap is the only disabilities charity in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham that focuses solely on people with learning disabilities, autism, and other developmental conditions. It mainly supports clients from the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, with a small number from three other London boroughs.

The charity provides a wide range of service-user led activity, summarised in five projects: advocacy for families of young people with learning disabilities, a peer-support group for young people’s families, a youth development project for young adults, a transitions service for young adults with additional mental health needs and a day service where the focus is on peer support and skills development through a range of inclusive activities.

To learn more about the charity please go to: https://hfmencap.org/

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