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Trustee Roles
Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Exeter
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Healthwatch Volunteer

Healthwatch Devon is the independent health and social care champion. We listen what people like about services and what could be improved and help them to find the information they need. We are building a network of partnerships to reach out into the communities to get a broader range of views and escalate concerns. We encourage services to make positive changes and involve people in decisions that affect them

Our work helps us to influence health and social care services in Devon, we act as a critical friend to the NHS, the county council as well as other health and care providers.

We are now looking for new Trustees to join our dynamic and high performing Board, whose responsibility it is to determine the strategic direction and overall governance of the organisation.  We are specifically interested in speaking to people who can offer us expertise and knowledge in the areas of finance, law and HR.   Being a Trustee can be very rewarding and enjoyable offering an opportunity to serve the community whilst learning new skills.  The Trustees role is to focus on the strategic direction of the charity and to ensure effectiveness and accountability.  Day-to-day operational decisions are delegated to the Chief Executive and the staff team.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Healthwatch Devon or send your cv to  01884/841751.  She will invite you to meet with her to discuss this in more detail. If you are interested in discussing this further, then you will need to follow these steps with Healthwatch Devon directly…

  1. An initial meeting or phone call with the Healthwatch Devon CEO.
  2. If you are invited to apply for the role of Trustee, we will review your application and pursue your references.
  3. Once we have received your references if we decide to interview you this will take place with the Healthwatch Devon CEO and a Healthwatch Trustee (usually the Chair)

At any point in the process you can request to attend one of our Formal Board Meetings as an observer.

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Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Somerset
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TAH operate across Somerset and our mission is to end rough sleeping in the Southwest.  Our aims are to:

  • Prevent people becoming homelessTAH people 2
  • House and support people who are homeless
  • Provide skills to support people to move on to independent living
  • Facilitate in the provision of ‘move on’ housing
  • Be financially sustainable

We are recruiting four voluntary Board members who are passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people and have the expertise to drive our organisation forward.  We have approved a new business plan and are developing innovative solutions to help our clients achieve their aspirations. We are looking at options for developing more commercial initiatives to ensure our sustainability.

We are seeking people with a strong track record at board or management level together with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Services to vulnerable people (health, social care, supported living, education, training, advice)
  • Marketing/PR
  • Finance
  • Partnership working

In addition to Board meetings you will also be required to attend two strategy days a year plus induction training.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Taunton Association for the Homeless.                   01884/  841751

This will be followed by an initial meeting with the CEO, Justin Roxburgh, and a visit to the charity.

Then a meeting with the Nominations Committee which consists of Molly Holmes (Chair) and one other Trustee before being invited to attend a Board Meeting as an observer.


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