Our client Three Cs is a charitable organisation for people with learning disabilities, autism, and/or mental health challenges. They are keen to further improve the diversity of the Board by appointing two new Trustees and welcome applications from individuals of diverse heritage (BAME), LGBTQ+, social and educational backgrounds.

Vacancies: Trustees / Non-executive Directors – Three Cs

Location: 82-84 Childers Street, Deptford, SE8 5SF

Voluntary: Local expenses paid

Website: https://www.threecs.co.uk/

Three Cs is a person-centred, inclusive organisation for people with learning disabilities, autism, and/or mental health challenges. Their vision is all of us living life to the full and valued by our communities. Everybody has strengths and can contribute to their community as an equal citizen.

Our Client has recently launched their new strategy ‘Bringing Choices to Life’ and are seeking to appoint another two trustee roles to the Board of Three Cs.

Experience and skills

  • Lead in Safeguarding: experience in social care and/or safeguarding. Knowledge of what the law, best practice and regulation say organisations should do about Experience and knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults an advantage.
  • Lead in Marketing and Communications: experience of marketing, communications, corporate affairs, public relations and/or track record of fundraising (e.g. major donors, legacy, sponsorship, alumni giving) and/or running advocacy campaigns that engage audiences with the mission/purpose of an organisation, ideally in this sector.


Three Cs diverse and dynamic board members are active in the commercial, public, and third sectors. As an organisation we have developed and grown services aimed at people who are managing their personal budgets, as well as services contracted by local health and social care commissioners. Our Board regularly considers projects to provide new services to improve outcomes for people. We invest to promote and deliver social inclusion.

Primary Duties

Trustees/Non-Executive Directors are responsible for the strategic direction and governance of the organisation. The Board meets up to six times a year, normally in the evening; additional time may be required for occasional Committee meetings and other events. Board members are encouraged to visit the sites and projects of the organisation and meet the people we support. 

Additional Information

Board members are volunteers, although agreed expenses will be paid. Three Cs provides training to Board members to support them to understand their role and effectively carry out their duties.

Three Cs operates an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from the whole community. Three Cs Board has members who are beneficiaries of the organisation; the current vacancies are for non-beneficiary members.

If you would like to have an informal chat about applying for one of the Trustee roles please contact First Flight at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01797 270 271.

Applying for the role 

Candidates who feel they meet the above criteria are invited to apply having first registered their CV with First Flight Non-Executive Directors (if they have not already done so – there is no charge) by using our “Apply For Role” tab for role Number 1118 and completing the application form explaining your interest in the Trustee role.

A DBS check and declaration of interests will be required for the successful candidate prior to appointment.

Closing Date: Friday, 6th August 2021

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