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Salary: Will be reimbursed reasonable travel expenses.

Hours: Part time; Not fixed: there is a requirement to prepare for and attend four Board meetings each year, each usually lasting about two hours. There will be the opportunity also to participate in subcommittees and other work as required/appropriate. It is unlikely that the time commitment would exceed four hours each month.

The Role

Details of Role: See further below the Trustee Pack

The Trustee role is a voluntary position that helps oversee the running of the charity. As part of the Board of Trustees you will provide sound governance, strategic oversight, guidance and support to further the charitable aims and objectives.   We are looking for a range of skills and experience including (but not limited to):

  • Business development
  • Health and Safety
  • Technology
  • Marketing/PR/communications
  • Care or health sector experience
  • Commissioning experience
  • Charity sector experience

We need you to have:

  • A commitment to Alive and our aims
  • A commitment to devote the necessary time and effort.
  • Good strategic experience.
  • Good, independent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • An ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • A commitment to Alive values.

We are looking to increase the diversity of the Trustees, in particular but not limited to age, ethnicity and disability.  To support working applicants the Trustee meetings are held every three months in the early evenings – via Zoom if appropriate.  There may be a requirement to provide some additional support outside these meetings which can also be done virtually and should not exceed more than four hours per month.

See Trustee Recruitment Pack for full details.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV plus a covering letter to Isobel Jones CEO Email: Please evidence in your application any skills and expertise you would bring. We will reply to each applicant and if the application meets our criteria, we will arrange a meeting to discuss further. If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, please call the office on 0117 377 4756.

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