Trustee - Big C
Organisation: Big C
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 24th October 2018
Region: Nation Wide
Can you help Big C?
Big C is looking for enthusiastic and innovative people to join our Board of Trustees and make a real difference to people affected by cancer in Norfolk & Waveney.
We are looking to fill three specialist vacancies and are keen to hear from anyone who has experience at a strategic or senior level management in the following areas:
- Clinical research
- Education (primary or secondary)
- GP or public health professional preferably in practice
Trustees must be over 18.
What does this involve?
Trustees meet quarterly in Norwich usually between 4pm and 7pm and the successful applicants will also join our Education and/or Fundraising & Retail Committees which meet quarterly in the daytime approximately 4-6 weeks prior to each Board meeting. Trustees are also asked to attend strategic planning days and other internal and public events and are encouraged to take an active part in representing and promoting Big C. Trustees are volunteers but travel costs and reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
Please send your CV and a typed covering letter setting out why you are suited to the role and why you are interested in joining the Board of Big C to Kate Morgan at Big C, Centrum, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UG. If you would like to discuss the role before submitting your application please contact Kate Morgan, Company Secretary on 01603 619900 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big C is committed to equal opportunities for all and once we have received your application you will be invited to complete our equal opportunities monitoring form. The form will be kept separately and the information will not be made available to the people involved in shortlisting applicants or to members of the interview panel. The information provided will be treated as confidential and will be used for the purpose of equal opportunities monitoring.
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in November 2018 by a small panel of Big C Trustees, including the Chair and references will be required at offer stage. Big C is committed to safer recruitment practices and reserves the right to obtain DBS checks on any eligible staff or volunteer role.
Closing date: Wednesday 24 October 2018