Sep 062018

Trustee - Havens Hospices

Organisation: Havens Hospices
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 5th October 2018
Region: South East

Vacancy Details

Havens Hospices incorporates Fair Havens Hospice, Little Havens Hospice and The J's Hospice.

Havens Hospices faces an exciting and challenging time, as it takes forward its plans to build a new Fair Havens. We are looking to appoint a Trustee with clinical experience to support the Hospices mission and ensure it is effectively led.

Previous Trustee experience is not essential, applicants would however need current or recent background and expertise in children's and/or adult health services as a provider or commissioner at a senior level.

Trustee responsibilities are wide and varied and include: giving leadership to the organisation; setting its strategic direction; and ensuring its activities come within the scope of its governing documents, are compliant with relevant legislation and are adequately resourced.

Trustees are required to

  • Attend up to 6 Trustee meetings per a year
  • Chair the Care Sub Committee and attend up to 4 meetings a year
  • Complete Provider visits
  • Attend the AGM , strategy days and represent the Hospice at external events
  • Attend and participate in training as and when required

Trustees are given full support, comprehensive induction, training opportunities and assigned a mentor. Out of pocket travel expenses are provided.

Volunteering as a Trustee is an excellent way to develop both personal and professional development. This is unique opportunity to be involved at the highest level of this vibrant and important local charity.

Havens Christian Hospice is a Christian organisation and its Governing Documents require Trustees to be Christian.

Advert Start Date: 5th September 2018
Contact Telephone Number: 01702 220323
Contact Name: Joanne Fleming
Contact E-mail:

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