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Shared Lives South West
  • Salary Voluntary, with travel and other reasonable expenses payable
  • Location Exeter, Devon
  • Job Type Voluntary
  • Category Trustees
  • Sectors Social Welfare
  • Job Reference : NSARF1803/SK-HL

Job Description

Devon, Cornwall and Somerset

Are you interested in social care and a strategic thinker with the ability to analyse complex information and contribute to rational decision making? Do you want to join the board of a forward-thinking charity with high standards and achievements?

Shared Lives South West (SLSW) is seeking up to three new Trustees who will add to the broad range of skills and expertise in our existing board. In particular, anyone with experience of working in social care, delivering innovation at a strategic level, marketing and advertising, or with a legal background. We are looking for up to three Trustees and would welcome past Shared Lives Carers.

About SLSW

SLSW recruits, trains and supports individuals and families (Shared Lives Carers) who can offer accommodation and support for people in their home, enabling the person to share in family life and be involved in the local community. This is known as Shared Lives. You can read more about the activities of Shared Lives South West on our website.

Role summary

Our Trustees work as a team. We seek Trustees who can contribute their expertise, thoughts and opinions. Trustees are expected to understand our aims and vision and to participate in providing high standards of governance and strategic direction. Further information is available in the Charity Commission guidance – The Essential Trustee.

What difference will you make?

We are a charity that seeks a strong governing board to ensure we can continue making a positive difference to the lives of the individuals and families we support.

What’s in it for you?

You will help to enrich the lives of people we support by becoming a part of this friendly charity, known for providing high-quality support to people as recognised by our recent “Outstanding” CQC award.

Deadline for applications: 26th March 2020

Registered Charity 1104699
Registered Company in England & Wales No. 5025213

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We would be eager to speak to anyone who has held the role of Marketing Director, Advertising Director, Managing Director, Director, Board Member, Social Care Manager, Managing Legal Partner, or Senior Legal Partner.