Start a rewarding career in care with Enham Trust
|Job reference||Trustee V12|
|Salary||N/A - Volunteering role - Travel expenses can be reimbursed.|
Please note that this is a volunteer role - travel expenses can be reimbursed.
Who We Are
Enham Trust has been making a difference to the lives of disabled people for over 90 years. We explore opportunities with people so they can live the lives they choose by overcoming limitations and expanding possibilities. Through personal development, housing options, and employment, we support people to exercise individual choice and control in their lives.
About the opportunity
The Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, working with the Senior Leadership Team to develop the values, goals and objectives in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
The Board meets monthly to address major decisions on Enham Trust's future strategy, investment and other policy matters. The Board act as critical advisors to the Senior Leadership Team and CEO, challenging them to continuously improve everything we do.
Our board is chaired by: Professor Khalid Aziz LVO DL
What are we looking for?
We are looking for people who care about making a difference to the lives of individuals with physical and learning disabilities and who are able to make a regular commitment to the Charity.
Each volunteer member of our Board is appointed based on their wide range of high level experience, contacts and interests. We are interested in hearing from people with experience in HR, Finance, Health, Housing and the public sector; however experience in Housing would be particularly advantageous at this time.
Trustees are expected to attend an induction course at Enham Trust. Trustees are expected to regularly attend monthly board meetings, theses are usually held on a Monday evenings between 6pm and 8pm. There will also be other duties to be discussed with the chairman.
Travel expenses can be reimbursed.
Successful applicants will be required to;
Undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Provide proof of their right to work in the UK
Provide two references