Job Title: Trustee
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: Unpaid Voluntary Role
Reference: REF-115420
Contact Name: Recruitment Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 21, 2020 14:48

Job Description

About the role

A St Christopher’s trustee is engaged with the vision of the hospice; an organisation committed to the care and support of dying people when and wherever they need it. Our Trustee Team works closely with our Executive Team and senior staff across the hospice to ensure that we continue to provide outstanding care; maintain our international reputation for education and research; and remain appropriately resourced to serve our community in the future. Our Trustee Team provides strategic leadership and expertise from a range of backgrounds and industries that gives St Christopher’s the direction and insight to continue as a world leader in palliative care.

We are looking to recruit new members to join our Board of Trustees to fill vacancies created by retiring Board members.

About you

We are looking for individuals with experience as either a Charity Trustee, Non-Executive Director or similar. You will have the ability to be an effective ambassador and influencer for the hospice and be committed to the aims and objectives of the hospice, maintaining a genuine interest in our work. You will be a strategic and creative thinker and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

We are largely looking for individuals with skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience at board level and chairing committees
  • Experience of working at a senior level in a HR workforce and change management
  • Safeguarding & whistleblowing expertise
  • Financial & commercial expertise

We particularly welcome applicants from our under represented areas which includes applicants from BAME groups, in addition to diverse age groups.

If this sounds like you then we will be excited to hear from you.

Further information

The role of a Trustee of St Christopher’s is voluntary and Trustees will not receive 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.

St Christopher’s will be hosting a virtual trustee information event on Tuesday 11th August 2020 @ 5pm. To register for the event or for further information about the role, please contact Wendy Jukes, Senior Executive Assistant on 0208 768 4502 or

Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply now’ button below.

Closing date: Sunday 16th August 2020 at Midnight