Trustee Vacancies - including Finance Lead

Job Title: Trustee Vacancies - including Finance Lead
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Devon
Salary: Voluntary - travel and other reasonable expenses payable
Reference: SLSW - Trustee Vacancy
Contact Name: Charlotte Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2019 11:34

Job Description

Are you interested in social care, a strategic thinker, able to analyse complex information, and able to contribute to rational decision making?  Do you want to join the Board of a forward-thinking Charity with high standards and achievements?

Shared Lives South West (SLSW) are seeking up to three new trustees including a trustee finance lead who will add to the broad range of skills and expertise in our existing Board.


About SLSW

SLSW recruits, trains and supports individuals and families (Shared Lives Carers) who can offer accommodation and support for people in their home, enabling the person to share in family life and be involved in the local community.  This is known as Shared Lives.  You can read more about the activities of Shared Lives South West on our website


Role summary

Our trustees work as a team. We seek trustees who can contribute their expertise, thoughts and opinions. Trustees are expected to understand our aims and vision and to participate in providing high standards of governance and strategic direction. Further information is available in the Charity Commission guidance – The Essential Trustee.


What difference will you make?

We are a charity that seeks a strong governing board, to ensure we can continue making a positive difference to the lives of the individuals and families we support.


What’s in it for you?

You will help enrich the lives of people we support by becoming a part of this friendly charity, known for providing high quality support to people as recognised by our recent “Outstanding” CQC award.


For a detailed role description and information on how to apply, email:

Deadline for applications: 17th June 2019