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 linda.mcphillie@ndr-uk.org 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

Unbanded

Hours

Part time / Job share