Chair and trustee to join the board of a residential care home in Reigate, Surrey.

Chair and trustee to join the board of a residential care home in Reigate, Surrey.

Trustee/Governor
J93699
At a glance

Skills

  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Fundraising events
  • Governance

Where

Reigate, RH2 0NR
Mainly at home
Travel limit? No specific limit, though local knowledge an advantage.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
The board meets 4 times a year to discuss the quarterly accounts, and update on operational matters. Interim meetings are held as required.

Deadline

20 Jun 2024

Ridgegate Home was established in 1946. It is a charitable 23 bed residential care home for the elderly. It is a large, detached period building. The home is administered by a Board of Governors, who have an active role in running the home.

What will you be doing?

We currently have a Chair and Trustee vacancy. The ideal candidates should have good leadership skills, organisational skills, people management skills and negotiation skills. The board meets 4 times per year to discuss the quarterly accounts, and update on operational and strategic matters. Interim meetings are held as required. The home’s registered manager communicates weekly regarding matters arising.

Please see attached the full role description. 

What are we looking for?

A background in IT, Marketing or fundraising would be an advantage.

What difference will you make?

The work of our Trustees enables us to continue to make a difference to the lives of our residents, by providing strong leadership and ensuring that our organisation is in the best position to serve our community. Our Trustees know that it is extremely important that Ridgegate Home remains financially viable as a charity. We invite you to share your skills for a cause you care about, whilst building your network and cultivate new skillsets as leaders and make a meaningful impact on this community.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. An informal chat with one of the existing trustees will then be arranged.

Causes
  • Older people / later life
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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