James396

James396

At a glance

Skills

  • Governance
  • Public speaking
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Strategic mentoring / coaching
  • Change management
  • General / operations management
  • Management consultancy
  • Project / programme management
  • Mentoring / Coaching

Where

Based in Bath, Somerset
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, mainly at the office, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.

Time

Either in or out of office hours

Causes

  • Arts
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Counselling / advice
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Environment
  • Financial inclusion
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Human rights
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Museums / heritage
  • Older people / later life
  • Physical disabilities
  • Poverty relief
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Social care
  • Substance misuse
  • Training / employment support
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Young people

Type of role

Short term project, Ongoing role, Trustee/Governor

Work history

About me

Leadership & Management: 20 yrs NHS (10 Trust Director; 10 interim manager); 15 yrs Police (3 Supt). 

Facilitation & Development:  An experienced facilitator (1:1 & groups – face-to-face & on-line).

Volunteering & Trusteeship:  active in a wide range of services.  

Governance & Risk:  Wide experience of: corporate governance; risk management; quality & safety; safeguarding (children & adults). 

Innovation & Change: using improvement techniques; project-management; & performance-management. 

Projects & Programmes: Practitioner (PRINCE2 & MSP) - MA in Maths & Mgmt. 

Partners & Stakeholders: Wide experience with NHS; local authorities; statutory agencies; & VCS enterprises.   

Communications & Media: Verbal, written & presentational skills.  Media-trained by professionals.  A persuasive presenter/public speaker.    

Infrastructure & Enablers: Significant experience of: ICT; HR; estates; & capital schemes.    

What am I looking for

I am open-minded and versatile!  

I am willing & able to operate as a practitioner; manager; trustee and as an external consultant/change agent.  

James Slater