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Trustees Week – Chair of the Board Vacancy Announcement

It’s #TrusteesWeek and what a great time to announce that we have an exciting opportunity here at Rochdale and District Mind!

Rochdale and District Mind are looking for the next Chair of our Board of Trustees. The chair is responsible for presiding over Board Meetings, directly supporting the CEO and having the passion and drive to help make a change within the community that we serve. Whether you’re an experienced trustee or taking your first steps into governance, if you have the commitment, values and skills, then we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for a dedicated, empathetic and ambitious leader to help make our mission a reality and lead the organisation closer towards our ultimate ambition: a society where everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.

We encourage applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems and from all ethnic, socio-economic, religious and professional and personal backgrounds.

This is a Voluntary Position of approx. 5 hours per month. Closing date for applications Sunday 5th Dec 2021 at midnight.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit our Trustee page


To help people gain a good understanding of the role and its responsibilities we’ve created a few videos for you to watch.

An Overview of the Role of Chair of the Board

Beccy, CEO of Rochdale and District Mind, and Barry, our current Chair of the Board, talk about the exciting new vacancy of Chair of the Board at Rochdale and District Mind.

Q&A with our current Chair, Barry Windle

Barry, Rochdale and District Mind’s current Chair of the Board talks with Paul, a Rochdale and District Mind Trustee, about the role of the Chair and what the main responsibilities are within the role.

Q&A with our current CEO, Beccy Steele

Beccy, CEO of Rochdale and District Mind answers a few questions from Paul, a Rochdale and District Mind Trustee, about the role of the Chair and what someone may expect when applying for this exciting role!

If you have any questions or would like to know any further details about this exciting opportunity, please get in touch: [email protected]

Posted on: 4th November 2021

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