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Exciting opportunity to help shape our future!


Location: Colchester

Established in 1966, PHC have earned the reputation as a well-regarded organisation providing people with mental health problems and/or mild learning disabilities with a home and services in an innovative, supportive and respectful environment that encourages, empowers and enables them to lead full and independent lives.

We are a Charitable company registered with the Charity Commission governed by a Board of Directors. Our Directors are unpaid volunteers chosen for their commitment, skills and experience relevant to any aspect of the Charity’s work.

The Board of Directors are now keen to develop the organisation further and are beginning to implement a strategy for expansion. To this end we are now looking for new board members help steer us through this exciting period of change and beyond.

The Board currently meet every 2 months but we anticipate that more frequent interaction will be required during this period of organisational change. 

We would love to hear from you if you have availability, enthusiasm for a challenge and skills and experience in any of the following areas

Legal and business acumen


Personnel / Human Resources / Employment Law

PR, Marketing, Social Media

Fund raising, acquisition of grants

IT (including social media)

Behavioural science

Background in estate/surveying

Healthcare professional (specifically in our orbit)

Knowledge of local council, housing providers

Finance and Treasury


PHC are committed to equality of opportunity for all residents, staff and board members and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marital status.

For an informal chat with a board member please email your contact details and best times to contact you to

To apply please email CV with a brief letter explaining, why you are interested in this to


If you are a company looking to connect with us as part of your Corporate Social Responsibility or Charity of the Year programme, we would love to hear from you.  We will support your fundraising activities and attend events as speakers or stall holders. Whatever your ideas, needs, or if you are looking for something a bit different, we would love to hear from you.


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