At a glance


  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Commissioning / Contracting
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • General / operations management


Rotherham, S65 1SL
Mainly at home


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week

Age UK Rotherham is an independent charity supporting around 8,000 older people every year delivering high-quality services to help live later life better.

What will you be doing?

We play a vital role in improving the lives of older people in our area and work toward making later life better for the residents of Rotherham.

We have a strong reputation for delivering the care and support that is needed, efficiently, effectively and to a high standard and at the heart of that reputation is the professionalism, hard work, skills and compassion of staff, volunteers and trustees.

By joining our Board of Trustees, you will play a critical role in shaping our strategy to achieve the aims of the charity and develop sustainability, whilst ensuring good governance and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

We are looking for a trustee with a range of skills, including professional financial expertise to replace our retiring Finance Trustee.

We also need trustees with a wide range of other skills and experience, including leadership and senior management in the commercial or health sector, and those with legal experience.

Ideally, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record of meaningful roles in the private, public or voluntary sector
  • The ability to operate at Board level effectively in a significant organisation
  • The ability to think creatively and strategically; the skills to challenge current thinking at Board level
  • The time commitment needed to make a difference to the charity – meeting twice quarterly, attending the annual away day and AGM as well as being a member of one or more of our Board subgroups.

We have a number of roles and are particularly looking for someone with finance, governance, public sector service delivery contracts and retail expertise.

What are we looking for?

As a Trustee, you will bring commitment, energy and enthusiasm to the role with a passion for doing the best for older people in Rotherham.

We have a number of roles and are particularly looking for someone with finance, governance, public sector service delivery contracts and retail expertise.

What difference will you make?

As part of our board you will support and shape our work and strategic direction, as well as help us achieve our purpose to help older people in Rotherham live later life better.

A Trusteeship is a vital role, helping ensure we can continue our support for older residents. As a trustee, you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to help the strategic progression of the charity.

The role of  the Finance /Treasurer trustee is so important to us - not only do we need someone to keep us on track financially and help us remain a viable organisation and ensure financial sustainability for the future.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance and we will arrange an informal chat.

  • Older people / later life
  • Organisation type: 

    Age UK Rotherham supports around 8,000 older people in Rotherham each year.