Nov 152018
 

Trustees & Independent Members - Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Organisation: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
Reference: TU5698 (Trustees) / TU5699 (Independent Members)
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 19th November 2018
Region: London

Vacancy Details

Trustees Unlimited is delighted to be supporting the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in their search for Trustees to join their Board and Independent Members to join their Regulated Services and Safeguarding Committee.

RNIB is one of the UK's leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.

Everyday 250 people begin to lose their sight. RNIB has a crucial role to play in creating a world where there are no barriers to people with sight loss. They want society, communities and individuals to see differently about sight loss.

They want society, communities and individuals to see differently about sight loss.

Trustee Role

RNIB is looking for Trustees to take responsibility for the legal stewardship of the charity, whilst ensuring that the ambition statement is achieved, and the charitable objects are met. The charity is looking for individuals with a strong personal commitment to their values and to promoting the interests of blind and partially sighted people

Previous experience of operating as a Board member and a professional qualification or work experience in a relevant field such as safeguarding and regulated services, fundraising, volunteering, business and digital transformation, strategic finance and social change and advocacy would be desirable.

RNIB is led by blind and partially sighted people and is committed to ensuring the majority of its trustees have lived experience of sight loss.

Further Information

For additional information on the role of a Trustee at RNIB, and the individuals that they are looking for, please visit our recruitment partner, Trustees Unlimited to apply and for details of the recruitment timetable.

If you require any assistance with your application or would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact the Trustees Unlimited team who will be happy to help.

Advert Start Date: 29th October 2018
Contact Telephone Number: 0207 099 2222
Contact Name: marsha
Contact E-mail: marsha.gosling@russam-gms.co.uk
Url: https://trustees-unlimited.co.uk/become-a-trustee/5698/trustees-rnib

Independent Member Role

Regulated Services and Safeguarding Independent Committee Members are required to assist the RNIB Board in its work. The charity is seeking individuals with a strong personal commitment to their values and to promoting the interests of blind and partially sighted people, and who offer expertise in safeguarding, ideally within a regulated services context. In addition, an understanding of the work of RNIB and the issues that it faces, as well as prior experience of operating as a board or committee member within another charitable, public sector or commercial organisation, or a strong and demonstrable ability to do so are both also key elements of this role. RNIB is led by blind and partially sighted people and is committed to ensuring the majority of their independent committee members have lived experience of sight loss.

Further Information

For additional information on the role of a Regulated Services and Safeguarding Independent Committee Member at RNIB, and the individuals that they are looking for, details of the recruitment timetable and how to apply, please visit our recruitment partner, Trustees Unlimited. If you require any assistance with your application or would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact the Trustees Unlimited team who will be happy to help.

Advert Start Date: 29th October 2018
Contact Telephone Number: 0207 099 2222
Contact Name: Marsha Gosling
Contact E-mail: marsha.gosling@russam-gms.co.uk
Url: https://trustees-unlimited.co.uk/become-a-trustee/5699/regulated-services-and-safeguarding-independent-committee-members-rnib

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