Trustee An established and successful charity, our client provides hospice care for children with life limiting conditions and their families in the South West of England They are looking for individuals who share their passion for delivering their service and securing the funds to do so, and whose skills, experience and expertise can add value to the Charity. Role Overview It is an exciting time to join them as they emerge from their COVID-19 restrictions with ambitious plans for expansion and growth. Their Trustee Board plays a significant strategic role alongside the Senior Management Team in helping CHSW meet the needs of the children, young people and families they support, and delivering their vision. Their Board of Trustees currently has 9 independent members, and they are looking for at least 2 new Trustees to join them. They are looking to enhance the current Board's collective portfolio of skills and experience, and they are keen to secure a broad range of relevant voices to enrich their work. They recognises the enormous benefits of diverse leadership. They actively and warmly encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds. They are also keen to support individuals for whom this may be their first Trusteeship. All areas of skill, expertise and life experience will be considered. Particularly, but not exhaustively, they would like to strengthen their Board with further experience of:• Digital innovation to support our expanding digital marketing digital fundraising and IT programmes• Retail management to provide expertise and support with the expansion plans of our retail network across the South West• Facilities or estates to support our hospices and ever-expanding retail property portfolio. Benefits of being a Trustee As well as contributing to a very special cause, being a Trustee can provide you with the benefits of strategic experience, access to professional networks and developing your skills and experience. There may also be opportunities to be a Chair of one of their Assurance Committees. Meetings and time commitment Their Board generally meets for a face-to-face meeting 4 times a year at a central location (Exeter/Taunton) or one of their 3 hospices. In addition, Assurance Committees generally meet 4 to 6 times a year, usually during the day for a 2 hour meeting via Zoom. There is also an annual Strategy Day and time set aside for Board Development. Where possible they would like all Trustees to be able to attend in person on the full board meeting days, but they understand that this may not always be convenient for every Trustee and consideration will be given to include some remote attendance in the right circumstances. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post requires an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). They welcome applications from all sections of the community. To be inspired and understand more about them and this opportunity please view their recruitment brochure - see supporting documents To apply please click on the apply button and complete the short application form and attach your CV. Location: Devon, Cornwall, Bristol Hours: Quarterly Board and committee meetings, strategy day and board development - virtual and face to face Salary: Voluntary/unremunerated (expenses paid) Closing Date: 09 October 2022 Meeting and Selection Day: 03 November 2022 - Little Bridge House, Barnstaple They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. They welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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