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Trustee

Job Title: Trustee
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Voluntary
Reference: Trustee
Contact Name: Cathy Williams
Contact Email: cathy.williams@stricklandscanner.org.uk
Job Published: October 10, 2020 18:04

Job Description

Help us to create the future of Cancer Imaging. 
 

We are recruiting voluntary Trustees to join our Board.

 

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community to ensure that our board of Trustees represents the diversity of our service users.

 

Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is an independent medical imaging charity co-located with Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in Northwood, Middlesex. We also have close working relationships with a number of hospitals in the Hertfordshire and Greater London areas.

A recognised centre of excellence, we provide premium CT, MRI and PET-CT imaging services to NHS and private patients via referrers, for the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of cancer and other serious conditions. The centre delivers and actively supports medical research to improve outcomes for cancer patients. 

The scanner centre employs over 60 staff including specialist radiologists and radiographers and is governed by a Board of Trustees. For more information, including our latest annual report, see www.stricklandscanner.org.uk.

Whether you are an experienced Trustee or are looking to take their first steps at board level, we would like to hear from you. We would welcome applications from any interested person including younger people, women and those of a BAME background to ensure our board reflects the diversity of our service users.

We are looking for individuals who work well as a member of a team. The Trustees have a responsibility to provide challenge to the management team and a governance oversight for the daily activities and strategic direction of The Centre including legal and regulatory compliance and financial probity and can be summarised as follows:

·         Ensure The Charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit

  • Comply with The Charity's governing document and the law
  • Act in The Charity's best interests
  • Manage The Charity's resources responsibly
  • Act with reasonable care and skill
  • Ensure The Charity is accountable

As a Trustee you will have:

-          Induction and training with reimbursable expenses

-          Opportunities:

o    to influence the strategic future of the charity

o    to learn more about the medical and scientific aspects of The Centre.

o    to meet senior health professionals

The Board currently meets six times per year either in person (at Mount Vernon Hospital) or online. Meetings are at present early mornings, usually on a Friday. There may be a requirement to undergo a DBS check. There are also opportunities to take part in teamwork with senior members of staff.

The following document is a useful reference on the role of a trustee

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-essential-trustee-what-you-need-to-know-cc3

 

Deadline for applications: 02 November 2020. Visits and interviews will be arranged at the discretion of the existing trustees.

To apply please contact: Mrs Cathy Williams, Company Secretary, PSSC, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2RN. cathy.williams@stricklandscanner.org.uk