12th June 2018

Medical Adviser, The Children’s Trust

Medical Adviser Tadworth, Surrey Unremunerated – reasonable expenses paid As an independent provider of healthcare and education, The Children’s Trust is the UK’s   leading charity for children with brain injury and neurodisability. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through our national specialist centre and The Children’s Trust School, based in Tadworth.  We also offer support more widely through our community services for children and young people across the UK and via our online Brain Injury Hub. Established for over 30 years, we have a team comprising 522 staff and over 500 volunteers who together are dedicated to providing children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible. You join us at an exciting time, recently embarking on our next three-year strategy ‘Creating Futures Together’, which focuses on a number of key objectives including; to be the best at what we do, respond to the needs of children and young people, ensure our services are there for the long term and to scale up. As our Medical Adviser you will operate in a senior advisory role, in particular sitting on our Clinical Governance & Safeguarding Committee to ensure there is independent scrutiny of […]
11th June 2018

Independent Chair, Contact Group

Contact Group Independent Chair London Unremunerated Contact Group is a collaboration of leading military charities, support organisations, the NHS, the Ministry of Defence, UK Psychological Trauma Society and top academics working together to make the most effective mental health support easily accessible to Service personnel, Ex-Service personnel and their families. The group was established to bring together its collective knowledge, expertise and understanding to work together to improve mental health support to the military sector and we are also a key partner of the Heads Together Campaign. Our aims is to create more accessible pathways to support by promoting evidence-based treatments, tackling stigma and making it easier for each individual to identify the most effective, convenient and appropriate support for them. To enable us to continue our focus on improving the quality and accessibility of mental health services to the military community we now seek an Independent Chair who will enable all members of our group to share best practice, foster innovation and work towards achieving real outcomes and positive impact for this community. We are looking for an individual who is an adept, agile and diplomatic chair with experience or chairing multi-stakeholder groups and a strong understanding of effective […]
7th June 2018

Trusts and Foundations Manager, Epilepsy Society

Trusts and Foundations Manager Epilepsy Society Salary: c£40,000 Location: Buckinghamshire / London Reports to: Director of Fundraising, Marketing and External Affairs Epilepsy Society’s current mission is to enhance the quality of life for people affected by epilepsy through promoting public awareness and education, undertaking research and delivering specialist medical care and support services. Our centre of medical excellence at the Chalfont Centre provides the latest diagnostic tests, assessments and medical treatment. We are the UK’s largest specialist provider of epilepsy services, offering a unique blend of integrated health and social care services for people with epilepsy and a range of complex needs. We do this through registered care homes, supported living, community outreach and specialist therapy and clinical services. Our vision A full life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible. We set out to make a difference to every person affected by epilepsy whatever their background, however seriously it affects them, and whether they have the condition themselves or are close to someone with epilepsy. Be challenged This is a pivotal role in the development of Epilepsy Society and […]
31st May 2018

Chair of the Board of Governors, Worksop College

Role: Chair of the Board of Governors (Custos) Honorarium: Expenses Term of office: A maximum of two consecutive terms of office of four years. In anticipation of the conclusion in 2019 of 10 successful years as Chair of the Governors, Colin Anderson welcomes the appointment of his successor. With the recruitment of a new Head for Worksop College due to commence in August 2018 it is expected that the person appointed will join the Board as Chair Designate and participate in the recruitment of a new Head before taking on the leadership of the Board of Governors no later than September 2019. It is expected that the new Chair will quickly foster positive relationships with the Board of Governors, currently made up of 10 Members (three of whom are parents of pupils at Worksop College or Ranby House) and representatives of the Executive. Noted as the most crucial relationship is the one between the Chair and the Head where both formal and informal meetings, discussions and reviews will form the basis of this critical friendship. To enable the relationships between the Chair and Head, Board and Executive to be progressive and beneficial, it is essential that the next Chair of […]
29th May 2018

Non-Executive Director (Communications), DACS

Non-Executive Director (Communications) DACS 1 day per month London Remunerated £4,596 Can you help us to ensure that artists get the rights, respect and remuneration they deserve? Established by artists for artists, DACS is a not-for-profit visual artists’ rights management organisation and acts as a trusted broker for 100,000 artists worldwide. We believe that art is an essential cornerstone of British society and culture and we are passionate about transforming the financial landscape for visual artists through innovative new products and services. DACS also campaigns for artists’ rights, championing their sustained and vital contribution to the creative economy. In recent years, we have grown significantly, increasing the amount of royalties generated for artists, developed a range of new services and founded a thriving charity that is able to provide additional support to artists. We are now approaching the end of our current strategic plan and are looking for a new Non-Executive Director to join us as we shape our plans for the future. There is plenty of scope to add to our next strategy, and our key areas of focus will be to continue to grow and expand our products and services, build our profile and networks, engage with new and existing […]
29th May 2018

Director of Income Generation, Peace Hospice Care

Director of Income Generation, Peace Hospice Care Salary: £60,000 – £65,000 Location: Watford Reports to: Chief Executive Peace Hospice Care is a highly regarded independent charity providing comprehensive and innovative end-of-life healthcare and support for the communities in South West Hertfordshire. Building on the foundations of more than  25 years, we support and care for people with life-limiting illnesses. Our services are not just for patients, but for their family and friends too and the local community. They include everything from specialist medical care to bereavement support and practical help. Peace Hospice Care is a registered charity receiving around 20% of its funding from the NHS. We rely on the generosity of our local community to fund the remainder of our costs. This comes from events, individuals, local businesses, trusts, schools, community groups, retail, lottery and Gifts in Wills. Last year our voluntary income was £4.1m. Our income generating teams do so much more than simply raising money, and our teams work with schools, business and other community groups to share information and increase awareness. We are looking to recruit a Director of Income Generation who embodies the values of our hospice, understands the future challenges and opportunities for fundraising […]
29th May 2018

Chair of Trustees, The Breck Foundation

The Breck Foundation Chair of Trustees Un-remunerated London Established in 2014 The Breck Foundation strives to educate the digital generation to keep safe online.  Founded in memory of Breck Bednar, a 14 year old boy, from Caterham, Surrey, who loved technology and online gaming and was groomed and tragically murdered by someone he met online, The Breck Foundation provides speakers to schools who raise awareness of the issues surrounding the dangers of social network sites, online grooming and other forms of exploitation. It also works with the police and other agencies to promote the education and understanding of safeguarding and online safety for all; ultimately its aim is to ensure young people are more aware so that they can enjoy the benefits of the internet safely. Building on the momentum achieved so far and in response to a growing demand for its work, The Breck Foundation is now looking for a Chair of Trustees to help lead the organisation’s next stage of strategic growth and realise our aspiration to become a national charity. With ambitions to expand its network of speakers across the UK and to take its key messages to more schools and young people, the Foundation is also […]
25th May 2018

Independent Trustee, Board of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Independent Trustee – Board of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Unremunerated (Reasonable expenses will be paid) Location: Wigston, Leicestershire IOSH is the world’s largest membership organisation for safety and health professionals, and the only one with Chartered status, with over 47,000 members around the world. IOSH, and its members, have a significant and positive impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of working people, providing a powerful voice for change and improvement. We are going through a period of great change and launched our ambitious five-year strategy, WORK 2022, in April 2017, providing greater focus for IOSH which has seen significant growth in both our membership numbers and the success of our commercial activities. We also have a new Senior Leadership Team in place, so this is a very exciting time to join the Board of Trustees. Achieving WORK 2022 requires transformational change in our organisation and it will be important for our Trustees to understand the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship; be able to personally deliver against agreed actions and have the capability to contribute constructively and regularly at meetings, whilst maintaining total integrity whilst in post. To help us in this regard we are seeking an […]