Role description and person specification
Contract: Trustees will serve an initial three-year term to be eligible for reappointment for one additional terms of three years.
Working hours: You will be expected to attend our five core meetings per year, plus Strategy Working Groups or sub-groups as appropriate. Trustees are also expected and encouraged to attend occasional public or private events, e.g. supporter/fundraising events, strategic planning board away days and public profile events.
Remuneration: The role of Trustee is voluntary and thus unremunerated. Reasonable out of pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed. Training and development opportunities will be supported on a case-by-case basis.
Location of meetings: St Pauls, Bristol
Conditions: Trustees are required to agree to abide by the Trustees’ Code of Conduct and to declare as appropriate their business interests and/ or their conflicts of interest. All Trustees should ensure that they are aware of their safeguarding responsibilities and take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of our clients seriously. This will include completing a Standard DBS check.
Being a trustee for our growing and ambitious charity will make a huge impact. Your support and expert advice will be key to navigating us through growth, risk, and future strategic planning. Whilst we are embarking on this ambitious journey of impact and growth we need those with experience, passion, pragmatism and a connection to our community to support us to thrive. This role will have an immediate impact on our ability to oversee the next four years of our strategy in Bristol.
Applications open: 17/09/2021
Applications reviewed by Director & Trustees: 01/11/2021
To be considered for the role
Please submit an up to date CV and a brief covering letter explaining how your personal qualities, background experience and motivations will be perfect for this opportunity.
Please complete an equality, diversity and inclusion form and submit alongside your CV and covering letter.
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you want to arrange an informal chat with our director about this position please email: email@example.com
We are committed to increasing diversity of staff within Caring in Bristol and within the Charity Sector as a whole. We especially welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness. Black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for these roles. We welcome applications from everyone who meets the requirements of the Person Specifications. We encourage applications from all gender identities and sexual orientations; we are committed to equal opportunity, equal treatment and respect for every individual. If you have special access requirements, please do let us know.
We offer, and value, flexible working. As a charity we are proud to be committed to mental health awareness and to actively supporting the wellbeing of the team.