Overview

Trustee of St Christopher’s

Founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders, the driving force behind the modern hospice movement, St Christopher’s today not only provides care and support to over 6000 people a year across the London boroughs of Lewisham, Southwark, Lambeth, Croydon and Bromley, but also has a national and international reputation as a centre for training and research in end of life care.

Our Trustee Team has a vital role in overseeing the work of St Christopher’s. We are looking to recruit new members to join our Board of Trustees in 2018 and 2019 to fill vacancies created by retiring Board members. We are looking for individuals who will bring the enthusiasm, experience and commitment we need to help guide St Christopher’s through the next phase of its development.

Trustees are expected to act with integrity, openness, diplomacy, tact and inclusiveness.

The Board are looking for Trustees with a diverse, varied and balanced cross section of life skills and experience, including lived experience, to aid and support good decision making at Board level. We are particularly looking for people with skills and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

finance
retail and sales
fundraising
marketing
business and commerciality
academic/education
community based services
experience of working in large and complex organisations
decision making at board level

Further Information

The role of a Trustee of St Christopher’s is voluntary and Trustees will not receive any remuneration for their services on the Board.

Out of pocket expenses incurred by the Trustees in the course of carrying out the role will be reimbursed in accordance with the organisation’s expenses policy.

For more information, download our Trustee Information pack below or contact Wendy Jukes (Executive Team Assistant) on w.jukes@stchristophers.org.uk or telephone 020 8768 4502.

Any applications and CVs should be sent directly to recruitment@stchristophers.org.uk

Closing date:             25 June 2018

Interview dates:        23 and 25 July 2018