Trustee Health and Social Care

14 Jun 2021
12 Jul 2021
Georgina Porter
Part Time
Contract Type

Trustee Health and Social Care

Carer Support Wiltshire is seeking a Trustee with senior-level experience as a current or recent practitioner in the NHS and/or social care sectors. They will share well-informed knowledge and views on current and best practices in their sector, to help us shape our offerings and service developments to meet carers’ needs.

This is a great opportunity to strengthen the board and help the organisation remain focused on its mission to support unpaid carers in Wiltshire and Dorset.

About the Role

The Trustee will add capacity and expertise to a vibrant team of a local charity that supports all carers in Wiltshire. The aim of the organisation is to create carer friendly communities where carers are recognised, valued and supported. As a member of the Board of Trustees, you will contribute actively to the Board's role in giving strategic direction and vision to the organisation, its governance, agreeing overall policy, defining goals, agreeing targets and evaluating performance. There will be the opportunity to make a real difference to carers’ lives through supporting the staff team and volunteers as they deliver in all areas within Carer Support Wiltshire

Trustees will need to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for the vision, mission and values of the organisation and work well as part of a committed team.

The average time commitment of a Trustee is one day per month. This includes 5 full board meetings per year, and subcommittees, most of which meet quarterly. In the first couple of months, induction will require some additional time. All successful candidates are expected to sit on at least one relevant sub-committee.

About You

As Trustee, you will have a connection to Wiltshire or Dorset and experience or expertise of issues faced by, and support needs of carers. So if you want to support the organisation in its commitment to grow its reach and influence on behalf of carers and to help it manifest its vision to create a caring community for all, apply today!

When you apply you will be asked to email your current CV and a Covering Letter detailing:

  • What motivated you to apply to become a trustee?
  • What other experience or skills do you feel you could offer?
  • Are there any areas of the organisation’s work you have a particular interest in and/or would like to become more involved in?

Closing date for applications: 12th July 2021

You may have experience in areas such as a health or social care professional, working in the NHS, Council, Commissioning, Local Authority, Trustee, Board, Board Member, Chair, Community Support, Family Support, Health, Social Care, Care, Support, Care and Support, Social Care Development, Care Management, VCSE, Service Development, Service Delivery, Service, Service Delivery Manager, Operational management, Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, RGN, Admissions, Nursing, Anaesthesiologist, Charge Nurse, Counsellor, Dentist, Family Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Care Nurse, Surgeon, Midwife, Optometrist, Paramedic, Physician, Psychiatric Nurse, RN, Dr, Clinical.

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