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Hexham, Northumberland
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We are seeking new Trustees for our Board who have a passion for inclusion of people with disabilities.  We have an ambitious five-year strategic development plan which will take our services out increasingly in to communities, enabling people with complex needs to work and live as independently as possible.  The Charity is planning a further expansion of its social enterprise and operating sites.

A key Trustee position is our Treasurer and we are looking for a Treasurer to succeed the present post holder. He/she will have an interest in finance or enterprise development.  The Treasurer chairs our Finance & Risk Sub Committee and links to the Finance Manager and Chief Executive on the operational team. Our auditors are Tait Walker, the Charity’s financial year running from April – March annually.  Accounts are presented at our Annual General Meeting in September each year.

Our current Board includes professionals from the commercial sector, law and education/Safeguarding. Most of our Trustees have a professional or personal interest in intellectual disability (complex learning disability) or have experience of unpaid caring roles. The Board has three Honorary Officers, Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer.

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Journey has a safer recruitment & retention process to ensure Safeguarding, and is committed to a diverse workforce.  All prospective trustees are asked to complete our standard application form and to also complete a voluntary equal opportunities monitoring form.  We positively welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and/or unpaid caring.

Successful Trustees are appointed on receipt of appropriate references, clear Disclosure & Barring Service and Fit & Proper Persons checks. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

We do not accept CV's, please contact us for an application pack.

 

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Trustee/Treasurer Role Description (.pdf)
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Journey Enterprises Ltd

Journey Enterprises is a local charity which was founded by parents of young people with learning disability and complex needs 30 years ago.&nb... Read more

Posted on: 13 November 2019
Closing date: 11 February 2020
Tags: Finance, Trustees

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