|Job Title||Trustee (Early Child Development, Disabilities and Social Care) - EXPIRED|
|Contract Type||Temporary / Interim|
|Job Published||25 Jan 2016|
|Contact Name||Volunteers Team|
HealthProm is a well-respected charity. This standing brings with it a need for us to be attuned intellectually and culturally with our supporters, partners and funders. Working at the highest level is the only way to ensure that the changes we make to the lives of families we support are sustainable, so we need to ensure that our Board is also geared up effectively and actively to support this approach. This is where you can help.
We are looking to strengthen the Board, particularly with a trustee who can help provide strategic guidance in developing our technical work in the field of early child development/disabilities/social care.
Trustees will join a small and active trustee Board supporting the effective delivery of HealthProm’s current programmes and shaping its future strategy and direction.
Every trustee is expected to prepare for and participate in HealthProm Board meetings (currently six per annum, each lasting three hours and held in London), and may also be asked to serve on a specialist committee.
Trustees may also be asked to support staff in certain projects, initiatives or areas in which they have specialist skills, knowledge or experience.
HealthProm trustee appointments are unpaid but travel and other out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
With other Trustees, to be responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of HealthProm, developing the charity’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
a. To assist the Chair as an active member of the Trustee Board in exercising its responsibilities and functions
b. To attend meetings of Trustees, whether Board or committee meetings, ensuring HealthProm’s policies and concerns are reflected in their deliberations
c. To be familiar with the operations of HealthProm to ensure that a critical and informed view can be maintained, and participating in appropriate training sessions.
d. To contribute specific skills and contacts to support HealthProm.
e. To promote HealthProm to as wide an audience of donors and beneficiaries as possible
Code of Conduct
It is the responsibility of trustees to:
Trustees are expected to honour the content and spirit of this code.
You should be able to demonstrate and provide evidence of the following criteria listed under Part One within your written application. These will be explored with you further at the preliminary interview stage, along with the criteria listed under Part Two. We are keen to retain a relevant ethnic and gender mix on our board so are particularly keen to receive applications from women with experience in the areas set out below.
The successful candidates will be able to give evidence of:
Early child development
Children with disabilities
Social care for children
How to apply
To apply for this role, please provide the following:
Just to be clear, like most trustee roles, these are unpaid voluntary posts.
All of these documents should be forwarded by email to Simon Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Simon on 0208 236 0120 or Olga (HealthProm trustee) on 07961 410 831.
For more details on HealthProm please see our website www.healthprom.org