The Bath and North East Somerset Carers’ Centre is looking for up to three new Trustees to join the Board.
The Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity including developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines. The Board are also responsible for ensuring the sound legal, financial and people management of the organisation.
As the board are responsible and liable for the governance and functioning of the charity, they are accountable in varying degrees to a variety of stakeholders, including: service users, members, partners, funders, the Charity Commission and Companies House.
The partnership between the Board and the Chief Executive Officer and other senior staff is essential to the delivery of good governance, with the Board taking the lead on strategic matters and the CEO and staff responsible for the operational delivery.
For further details please see the attached role description.
Whether you are an experienced Trustee or wanting to take your first steps at Board level we welcome applications from candidates interested in helping the Charity develop and ensure a sustainable future. Anyone currently in a caring role, or who has experience of such, is particularly encouraged.
We are looking for people who are committed to understanding and improving the lives of unpaid carers. In addition, applicants with an interest or experience in one or more of the following fields would be welcome.
Trustees are expected to attend four Board meetings each year held in Bath, in the evening. Our Trustees take an active role in sub committees, which meet four times a year and there is an expectation to take part in key events and be an active ambassador for the Charity.
By providing your skills and experience as a Trustee you will help to ensure that the organisation continues to provide invaluable support to carers.
As a Trustee you will have:
Induction, training & reimbursable expenses.
The Carers’ Centre is a registered charity and committed to equality and diversity.