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Since 1992 Become has been working to improve the everyday lives and future life chances of young people who are unable to live with their birth families. We are the leading charity in England working solely on behalf of children in care and young care leavers.

We provide help, support and advice to young people in care and young care leavers so that they can unleash their potential and take control of their lives. We help make the care system work better by ensuring that young people's voices and perspectives shape policy and service provision.



You will be joining us at a hugely important time as our new strategy is underway focusing on improving the emotional wellbeing and educational outcomes of children in care and young care leavers and remedying the injustices they face.

We are looking for a Chair who has gravitas and credibility, able to act in an ambassadorial role and who can build and develop relationships at the highest levels.

You will have strong governance skills and be an impactful leader with proven strategic ability. Ideally, you will have an understanding of the care sector or a related field.

To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated individual, sharing our ambition, with the skills and ability to contribute to our organisation and the lives of the children and young people we support.

To find out more about this opportunity, please download the appointment brief below.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lottie Wihl on 0207 691 1920 or via lottie.wihl@prospect-us.co.uk.

Deadline for application 18 May

Interviews with Prospectus w/c 29 May

Final panel interviews w/c 19 June


Download the appointment briefing and any other additional information below.

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