Jul 032020

Non-Executive Director - Real Life Options (RLO)

Recruiter: Brewster Partners Recruitment Group
Location: Knottingley
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Closes: 28 Jul 2020
Sectors: Travel & Tourism
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time

The Company:

Brewster Partners Recruitment Group are delighted to be working with Real Life Options (RLO) to recruit up to four Non-Executive Directors to join their team. RLO are a registered charity, employing 2000 individuals across England and Scotland, supporting more than 2000 people with learning disabilities and autism, some with complex or age-related needs, to have a strong voice and a real choice in the way they live their lives.

Established over 25 years ago RLO is one of the leading care support providers in the UK. They are now looking forward the next exciting stage of this journey which will see their services expand to more people than ever before, using leading care methodologies and the increasing the use of innovative/assistive technology to further improve the lives of those they support.

The Role:

Key responsibilities for the role of Non-Executive Director will include:

  • To ensure the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • To ensure the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document
  • To contribute actively to the Board of Trustees, giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance
  • To safeguard the good name of values of the organisation
  • To help guide Real Life Options in a formal governance position and play a key 'challenge and support' role for Real Life Options' executive, staff and volunteers.THE PERSON:

We are looking for candidates with a proven record of working at a senior management / Director level, who demonstrate one of the following areas of knowledge and expertise:

  • Finance and Accountancy
  • Assistive Technologies or the use of technology to improve service provision
  • Experience of working within the national government framework and care related public policy

In line with RLO's national coverage we are looking to identify individuals anywhere in the UK and we are particularly keen to hear from those with the requisite skills and experience that are based in or have a commitment to the delivery of RLO's services in Scotland


The role of Non-Executive Director is a voluntary position and as such is unremunerated, however reasonable travel and subsistence expenses can be reimbursed. Time commitment is approximately 8 days a year.

For more information or to apply, please contact Sarah Metcalfe smetcalfe@brewsterpartners.co.uk 07971 673 152 or 01302 308 040

Brewster McBride Search & Selection is a division of the Brewster Partners Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of executive talent. Please visit our website at https://www.brewstermcbride.co.uk/trustee-non-executive-practice for more details about how we may be able to assist you in your job search

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