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Trustees - EXPIRED

Job Title Trustees - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location East Sussex, East Sussex
Salary Negotiable
Job Published 25 Mar 2015
Contact Name Volunteers team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

Living Well Dying Well are seeking Trustees to specialise in one of the following areas:

Business Management
Human Resources
Health and Social Care Policy

We encourage reflection on how to live life fully, while planning and preparing for the end of life. Our courses, training, conversations and services help people think about it, talk about it and plan for it, in a safe and supportive way.

In the UK, we are pioneering the role of a Doula, as a companion and mentor, in support of the whole family, before, during and after this important life event... We also run training seminars for therapists and health practitioners, to build skills and support them to find ways of feeling more comfortable around death in their professional life.

Our overriding wish is to encourage an approach to dying that is humane, respectful, and honouring of an individual's identity and sense of self. We encourage an environment of loving support, kindness, respect and dignity, whether at home, in a nursing home or hospital, to increase the confidence and capacity of family carers to look after their dying. We recognise and nourish the abilities that already exist within people and communities to act compassionately towards each other.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of changing attitudes and the way society deals with death and dying.

The charity is based in East Sussex but you would be able to work remotely. We are open to suggestions as to the commitment in terms of time you think you could make. Board meetings take place once a quarter.

Visit our website If you are interested please send us your CV by email, marked CV Trustee in the subject line to Alternatively if you would like an informal telephone conversation you can contact Aly Dickinson on 07887 840 663.

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - LF077 | Published: 25th Mar 2015