RSPCA NORTH TEES VOLUNTEER TRUSTEE - HR & EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

RSPCA NORTH TEES VOLUNTEER TRUSTEE - HR & EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

Trustee/Governor
J90322
At a glance

Skills

  • HR

Where

Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0NE
Mainly at home

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week
This position is mostly remote but someone local, or with a local connection is preferred.

In an exciting time for the Branch, we are now recruiting. You'll play a vital role in making sure that the Branch achieves its core purpose. This role oversees the management and administration of the charity. 

What will you be doing?

Primary responsibilities of the Branch Trustee – HR & Employee Relations
● Advise Trustees on the long-term vision and strategic direction for investment in human resources.
● Support the Branch grow, maintain, and develop staff throughout the organisation.
● Contribute to HR policy setting, strategic direction, goal and target setting, and evaluate performance against targets, budgets, plans and charitable objectives.
● Ensure that HR activities and interventions are linked to the RSPCA North Teeside & District Branches charitable objectives and complement the company culture.
● Advise on and help improve management of HR.
● Ensure the Board of Trustees properly remunerates staff, reviewing and rewarding performance and development opportunities.
● To work with the Branch Manager to review current HR management arrangements and provide guidance on HR strategy and short and long-term direction.

● Receive progress reports on HR and any recurring staffing issues.

Core Branch Trustee responsibilities
● Appreciate and support the aims and policies of the RSPCA.
● Work in conjunction with fellow trustees and branch officers and jointly act in making decisions for the best interest of the branch and the RSPCA.
● Work with national RSPCA staff to ensure that the branch meets all minimum animal welfare standards (MAWS).
● In conjunction with your fellow trustees and Branch Partnership Manager write, adopt, monitor, and review a development plan setting out the short and long term aims of your branch.
● Actively participate in branch committee meetings and to attend the branch annual general meeting and regional conference.
● Be aware of the outcome of regional board meetings and support regional initiatives.
● Actively promote and advertise the society in an ongoing programme to recruit new branch trustees and volunteers and welcome new members.
● In conjunction with your fellow trustees, ensure the proper management and control of all activities and decisions relating to any premises held or staff employed by the branch if applicable.

What are we looking for?

We are committed to creating a Board which is representative of our society and in particular, our community and surrounding areas so encourage people from any background to apply for any of our opportunities. Alongside Human Resources experience, including a CIPD membership, we are looking for someone who is committed to the RSPCA’s charitable objectives and shares our passion for
animal welfare. You would be creative, innovative, bring a fresh perspective, and can put ideas into action.

You will need to be able to work with people and have good interpersonal skills. You do not need to be an expert although commitment, common sense, and the ability to be objective are vital.

 

What difference will you make?

You will be able to shape and continuously improve the animal welfare offering in the local area, improving the lives of animals and achieving the RSPCA's main goals and objectives. 

Causes
  • Animals / wildlife
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    The core objective of the Branch is to provide animal welfare assistance to the National RSPCA frontline Inspectorate, whilst supporting our local community in all things animal related.