Trustee Recruitment

Trustee Recruitment

Do you want to make a difference to the mental health of the legal community?  

LawCare are recruiting two new trustees to strengthen our board and develop our work in supporting and promoting mental health in the legal community and improving the culture in law.  It is an exciting time to join the LawCare board as the engagement about creating a sustainable, thriving legal profession is growing.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for trustees with the time and energy to devote to LawCare; a strong commitment to the value of mental health and healthy workplace culture is essential. You will play a vital role in providing leadership, scrutiny and support to ensure delivery of our mission. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with skills and experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Charity governance
  • Workplace mental health programmes  
  • Supervision and Management in the legal workplace
  • Social mobility, inclusion and diversity

However we are keen to hear from anyone who has the skills and expertise to take on this role and would like to work with us to drive change in legal education, practice and regulation to create a mentally healthy legal community.  Click here to download Role Description

Our commitment to inclusion
We are committed to creating an inclusive charity that promotes and values diversity. Organisations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity and perspective are better organisations. We welcome applications from everyone.

Recruitment process
Please send a copy of your CV and a personal statement (no more than 1 page of A4) setting out why you would like to join the LawCare board highlighting your relevant skills and experience to [email protected] by November 25.  

All applications will be considered by the nominations committee.  Interviews will be held by Zoom on December 12, following which the nominations committee will recommend final candidates to the board for appointment.  We are aiming for new trustees to take up their role with effect from January 24 2023. 

Trustees are appointed for a four year term, which can be renewed for a further four years. The position is unremunerated but travel and subsistence expenses will be paid.

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