Trustee Vacancies, St Michael's Hospice, Basingstoke

12 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

St. Michael’s Hospice was founded in 1992 and has recently celebrated 25 years of providing specialist palliative and end of life care to patients within the community of North Hampshire.

The In Patient Unit has ten bedrooms which provides medical and nursing care for often complex patients and the Community Palliative Care Team delivers care directly to patients in their own homes and in nursing homes and works collaboratively with peers across the community to ensure that a wide range of of services are available to support patients, families and carers.

As a Registered Charity, the provision of our clinical services costs approximately £3.9 million per annum, of which the vast majority, around 80%, comes from charitable donations or via the hospice’s retail outlets.

There are over 100 staff who are supported by approximately 800 volunteers and all the care given to patients and the support for their families is free of charge, irrespective of personal circumstances.

St. Michael’s Hospice is regulated by the Care Quality Commission who following their most recent inspection rated the organisation as GOOD.

Following the retirement of Trustees, we are looking to appoint 2 or 3 new board members.

  • We are particularly seeking individuals with law, marketing, public relations, executive level business or human resource management experience.
  • The role of Trustee is unremunerated and there are 4 board meetings per year plus various committees.
  • As a Trustee, you will play an important role, and with your fellow Trustees, will be responsible for ensuring the good governance of St. Michael’s Hospice.
  • A good source of general further information on the role can be found on the UK government and NCVO websites.

Application is by CV with a covering letter explaining your interest and how you match the criteria in the job description. For an information pack please contact Kim Leggett, EA to the Chief Executive on 01256 848858.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to visit the hospice and will be given the opportunity to discover more about how the charity operates.

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