St. Michael's Hospice Trustee

We currently have Trustee vacancies for individuals with either a Legal, or Charity Income Generation experience to join our team.

Board role and responsibilities:

The Board of Trustees (the Board) is the senior body of the organisation from which all authority stems either directly or through delegation. Trustees as members determine St. Michael’s Hospice Memorandum and Articles of Association for submission to Companies House and approval by the Charity Commission. The Board’s role is to:

  • Hold the organisation firmly to its guiding values and principles, including responsibility for the culture of the organisation
  • Have prudent control through robust corporate governance
  • Drive forward the impact of St. Michael’s Hospice with an entrepreneurial spirit, to develop and grow the organisation and its income
  • Be answerable for day to day actions whilst retaining an objective, strategic longer term view
  • Be sensitive to the pressures of short term issues and yet take account of long term trends, particularly as they affect local people with life-limiting conditions
  • Be knowledgeable about local issues and yet be aware of potential or wider influences
  • Be focused on the different and various needs of our audiences, particularly in regard to the needs of our local patients with a life-limiting condition, whilst acting responsibly towards employees, partners and the community as a whole
  • Be responsible for the appointment and tenure of the Chief Executive.

​For further information, please download a copy of the following documents:

Trustee Role Description

Trustee Person Specification

To apply for the role of St. Michael's Hospice Trustee, please forward a letter of interest with a synopsis of your skills and experience to Lucy Clark, PA to Iain Cameron, Chief Executive: lucy.clark@stmichaelshospice.org.uk.

Closing date - Friday 28th February 2020