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Trustee with General Board

The Organisation:
Dignity4Patients is a patient support and advocacy organisation. We work with people who have suffered sexual abuse or inappropriate sexual behaviour whilst a patient in a medical or therapeutic setting.

The Role:
Dignity4Patients are seeking an enthusiastic trustee for their board with general experience in company and/or charity directorship. If you want to play a key role in advising and advancing Dignity4Patients and the implementation of the organisations strategic goals, we are keen to hear from you.

Responsibilities will include the following:
*Providing input into the strategic direction of Dignity4Patients and contributing with expertise and oversight for our operations.

*Assist with policy formation and implementation to maintain high levels of compliance with company and charity regulation.

*Provide advice and direction and decision making on best practise in the area of general board activities for the best interests of both the organisation and our clients.

Essential Skills/Qualities required for these roles:

  • A deep appreciation of the Not-For-Profit sector and its workings
  • At least 3 years’ experience operating at a senior level
  • An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
  • Commitment to highest levels of charity governance 
  • Previous Board of Management desirable but not essential

Commitments:
There will be approx. 8 board meetings a year held at our offices in Drogheda, Co. Louth or via Zoom. Board members are expected to commit 4 hours each month to board work for research, development, correspondence and meeting attendance etc.

Candidates Location:
To facilitate occasional face to face board, committee and funder meetings candidates should ideally be located in Dublin, Meath, Louth areas or be willing to travel to Drogheda.

Apply:
Via email with a Cover Letter outlining your reasons of interest in serving on Dignity4Patients board and a current CV highlighting your qualifications, skills or experience relevant to the role to: info@dignity4patients.org

Trustee with General Board

Published on 14.05.2024

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