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Terrace with the view of Big Ben in the horizon.

Trustee

Our Trustees govern the charity, safeguarding its assets and applying them as efficiently and effectively as possible to further its objectives as set out in our governing document. We are now seeking to build further on our skills by appointing a Trustee with a background in strategic finance.

The closing date for the position is Friday 29 November 2019.

Trustee

  • Trustees serve for an initial term of one year, appointable for further terms of three years.
  • Up to 10 days per year. The Board of Trustees meets four times a year, usually with an away day in addition. It is also expected the Trustee will be a member of one of two Committees, with meetings four times a year.
  • There is no remuneration for serving on the Board, as appointments are on a voluntary basis. All reasonable expenses including travel will be reimbursed.

About us

At the Centre for Ageing Better we are focused on bringing about lasting changes in society that make a difference to people’s experience of later life, now and in the future. This means more people in fulfilling work, in good health, living in safe, accessible homes and connected communities. We must act now to secure a better future for everyone, particularly for those approaching later life and at risk of missing out.

About the role

Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Anna Dixon, and our new Chair, Dame Carol Black, we are focused on having a significant impact across England by being bolder in calling for change, being highly effective at influencing a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector, developing and maintaining impactful partnerships to deliver the changes, and continuing to develop a strong analysis and evidence base to support the changes we want to see. 

With a committed Board in place, we are now seeking to build further on our skills by appointing a Trustee with a background in strategic finance. You will provide support and strategic advice on our endowment and will already have a profile in your field. A professional accountancy qualification would be an asset, although it is not strictly essential. We are looking for someone who is clear and confident in the role of governing a charity, safeguarding its assets and applying them as efficiently and effectively as possible to further our objectives.

To apply for the role please send your CV or biographical information, as well as a supporting statement that sets our your motivation for applying for the role to Juliet.Taylor@starfishsearch.com.

The closing date for this role is Friday 29 November 2019.

Download the job description below or by visiting Starfish.

Trustee candidate pack

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