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We are hiring Chair of Trustees

Sands exists to save babies’ lives and ensure that anyone affected by pregnancy loss or baby loss receives the support and care they need.

Sands is looking for a Chair of Trustees to join its Board of Trustees, to help save babies’ lives and support bereaved families. 

As Chair you will provide strategic leadership for Sands and the Board; ensuring the charity has maximum impact for its beneficiaries, agreed strategic priorities, and clarity of vision in fulfilling its charitable objectives.

Summary of the role:

  • To lead the Board of Trustees and ensure that it fulfils its responsibilities for the Governance and Strategic direction of Sands.
  • To work in partnership with the Chief Executive as the lead executive, helping them to realise the mission of the organisation.
  • To optimise the relationship between the Board of Trustees and staff.
  • To facilitate the Board of Trustees in stimulating excellent, well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision-making.
  • To be a strong spokesperson for the charity both internally and externally.

To find out more please download the recruitment pack

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact 

To apply:

Please submit your CV, including details of your achievements in each role and details of two referees as well as a supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the criteria as outlined in the person specification to

CVs and supporting statements should be sent as attachments to an email in either Word or PDF format. The title of the attachments should be your first name, surname and either CV or supporting statement e.g. “Robert Harvey CV”

Closing date for applications: 4th July 2024

Interviews: weeks commencing 22th and 29th of July. Interviews will be held online.

We are looking for Chair of Trustees

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