We are now looking to expand and complement our existing board membership and have a vacancy for a new chair and a new non-executive director who have skills at the highest level within the following areas:

  • Business
  • IT
  • Public sector

We are looking for people who share our values and have the right skills to support the future development of Enable2. Increased business growth is important to us as it will allow us to provide wider support to the local community.

We are looking for exceptional individuals with the skills and expertise to make a significant contribution to the Board, providing guidance, challenge, commercial overview and the skills that will help our organisation continue to develop.

We are particularly keen to hear from applicants with skills in IT, NHS management, the public sector procurement process and the sales environment.

We’re committed to our Board being diverse so we particularly welcome applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.

As part of the assurance against the fit and proper person requirements for board members, you will be required to confirm your eligibility relating to topics including misconduct or mismanagement, bankruptcy and convictions.

What does the role entail?

Regular preparation for, and attendance at, board meetings held 6 times a year. In addition, directors are asked to support and advise the executives director on an occasional basis.

All new directors will receive a full induction programme.

Renumeration

Chair - £4,200 per annum

Non-Executive Director - £2,000 per annum

Travel expenses will be paid.

Who are we?

Enable2 Community Interest Company was set up as a Social Enterprise in 2011 formerly a team within an NHS organisation. Its aim is to provide a quality assured interpreting service to both public and private sector clients.

We want to pass on the inspiration embedded within our company values: integrity, social return and enablement, by investing in our people, as well as society. We know that interpreting can transform lives so we have an annual budget dedicated to providing the vital interpreting and translation services where they are most needed in UK communities. Everyone at Enable2 directly contributes to this important work. It is our ability to be one of the most human, personal providers of interpreting services within the industry that enables us to enable others. It’s also what makes us special and inspiring to work with.

In the 7 years we have been a social enterprise, we have seen our service delivery increase dramatically and subsequently our turnover has increased by 350% to support a wide range of clients.

Customer satisfaction is high and we are keen to take advantage of new technologies and innovative working practices to improve our service further.

Our Mission Statement

To be a leader in the integration of communities by providing interpreting, employment and impactful social return initiatives to support people to live healthier, happier lives.

Our Values 

Service – providing high quality, accurate and responsive interpreting and translation.  Upholding and abiding by The Interpreting Code of Conduct. 

Equality and fairness – we are driven by our sense of equality and fairness for the community we serve.

Transparency in all our dealings – improving the health of individuals by providing high quality accessible interpreting services.

Offering life-enhancing change – for Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups, socio economically disadvantaged and disabled individuals by providing employment opportunities within the service and with clients.

Being pro-active – we seek out new opportunities to provide high quality interpreting services blending new technology with well-established practice.

Innovation – we embrace new technology as a means of increasing reach and providing more accessible and cost-effective services.

Being ambitious – we offer a service that is quality-assured and competitive, and we want to extend the geographical reach of our service as well as consolidating services within our current catchment.

Respect for everyone we work with and seek to help.

What to do next?

For more information about Enable2 and our social return projects please look at our website: www.enable2.com

or for an initial chat, please contact:

Chair - Shahida Iqbal – Mobile - 07817 649883

e-mail: [email protected]

Managing Director — Liz Weatherill - Mobile 07903 109 708

e-mail: [email protected]

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter marked (PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL) to Liz Weatherill, Westend Mill, 152 Sunbridge Road, Bradford, BD1 2HA .