We are looking for new trustees who will ensure that the interests of the RNOH Charity are advanced appropriately and effectively and the organisation is enabled to achieve its stated mission and objectives.
You will work with fellow Trustees, taking collective responsibility, to:
For more details about Trustees' Duties, please see the candidate pack.
We are interested in hearing from individuals with any relevant experience, although the following skills and experience have been identified as particularly desirable:
- Trustees must have a strong empathy with the Charity’s vision, mission and values.
- Trustees must conform to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
- Members of the Board of Trustees are jointly and severally responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the RNOH Charity, its financial health, the probity of its activities and developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
- All Trustees should also be aware of, and understand, their individual and collective responsibilities, and should not be overly reliant on one or more individual trustees in any particular aspect of the governance of the charity.
*Please see Chair of Finance Committee role description (please request) and person specification for further details.
As a Trustee, you will support the Board to fulfill its responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the Charity. You will contribute to the Charity by actively participating in strategic decision-making, jointly with the rest of the Board of Trustees, whilst working in partnership with the Chief Executive and other senior members of staff to achieve the aims of the Charity.
You will be part of a cutting edge and pioneering organisation, which aims to continue making a significant difference in the lives of the 150,000 people who come to the hospital every year. The RNOH has been at the cutting edge of orthopaedic care for over 100 years. This is an exciting time to join our Charity and help steer its strategic direction to continue providing its invaluable work for more years to come.
• There will also be a couple of other days including a Trustee Away Day throughout the year.
• Trustees’ appointments are for 3 years, with the possibility of being re-appointed for a maximum of 3 terms.
• Board meetings take place in Stanmore, London.
• The role of Trustee is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although out-of-pocket expenses may be claimed.