Sep 202018

Trustee - Big C

Organisation: Big C
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 24th October 2018
Region: Nation Wide

Vacancy Details

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)
  • Fundraising
  • 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.

Application process:

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

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.

A note on data protection: Big C is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will treat your personal data as being confidential and comply with all data protection legislation in respect of it. We will only use the personal information you provide us to process your application for the above role where we have a lawful basis to do so. Your data will be collected from your application, CV or notes made by us during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, your data will be used to administer your Trustee records and fulfil statutory requirements. If you are not successful we will retain your data for six months after the vacancy has been closed to support administration of any appeals or enquiries relating to your application. Your legal rights in relation to data we hold about you, including your right to request access to your personal data, is included in our main Privacy Policy on our website

Closing date: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Advert Start Date: 24th September 2018
Contact Telephone Number: 01603 619900
Contact Name: Kate Morgan
Contact E-mail:

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