Are you someone who is passionate about supporting the health and social care sector? Do you have experience of managing a successful business? Are you proactive and forward thinking?

We are looking for dynamic people who will work closely with the Chief Executive and the staff team to maintain the current high reputation and progressive stance of the company.

Care Development East has worked closely with providers and commissioners to develop its services. It provides support, guidance and information to the health and social care sector within Suffolk and Essex and works closely with partner organisations in Norfolk.

Care Development East is seeking to appoint two new non-executive directors by the end of the financial year. One of these new directors will be required to take on the role of Chair of the Board. In order to maintain the independence of the company the Chair will be someone who ideally does not trade within the sector within East Anglia, [Norfolk, Suffolk and North Essex]. The Company is also keen to appoint directors with knowledge and experience of HR or business finances.

Shortlisted applicants should expect to meet with the CEO and a Board Member before appointments are confirmed. The directorship attracts a small stipend of £2,500 per annum and expenses are paid.

Expressions of Interest no longer than 500 words, detailing what you can bring to the company, specific areas of interest and curriculum vitae should be sent to the current Chair of the Board at Care Development East, Unit 9, Norfolk House, Williamsport Way, Lion Barn Industrial Estate, Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8RW or via

Closing date 31st January 2021

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