Charity Trustee/Director (Volunteer)

  • Nutrition and Diet Resources UK
  • UK
  • 06 Jun, 2022
Interim, contract & temporary, Permanent Adult Other specialist areas Paediatric

Job Description

Are you an experienced Speech and Language Therapist looking to develop strategic leadership? Could your knowledge and insight help a small charity and social enterprise meet the needs of health and care professionals delivering patient education?

Nutrition and Diet Resources UK is seeking a Speech and Language Therapist to join its Board of Directors/Trustees. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate and develop skills and experience in strategic planning, business management, knowledge and influence across healthcare disciplines. 

NDR-UK develops and disseminates a range of diet and lifestyle patient education resources to enable self-management and improve health and well-being.  The Board currently has seven Trustees who are responsible for the charity’s strategic direction and management.  The vacancy arises as our existing SLT Trustee is stepping down after 6 years of valuable service.  

We wish to recruit an SLT who will bring:

  • Knowledge of current health policies and practices
  • Specialist knowledge of the role of SLTs in managing care through multidisciplinary teams 
  • Professional networks and the ability to raise awareness of quality care across professional disciplines
  • Experience of strategy development, finance, personnel and/or marketing through business and governance

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Linda McPhillie (CEO of NDR-UK) by emailing in the first instance. 

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 4th July.

The selection process will require formal application through CV and covering letter, followed by formal discussion/interview with CEO and Chair of Board, prior to recommendation to the Board for appointment/approval. Appointment will be from September 2022 for a minimum of 3 years. Board Meetings are held quarterly (currently via video conference). Position is voluntary (unpaid) except for any valid expenses (e.g. travel).

Job Start Date

September 2022

Salary Band



Part time / Job share