Becoming a Trustee at Castel Froma
Would you like to be part of a well-respected local charity and have the opportunity to shape its future?
Castel Froma Neuro Care is always keen to hear from experienced people interested in joining our Board of Trustees. This is an exciting opportunity to make significant and lasting difference to individuals living with a neurological condition.
This role would suit a range of people. from young professionals looking to broaden their leadership experience, to senior or retired professionals looking to give something back to their local community.
Our mission is to run outstanding care and rehabilitation centres, providing long-term and respite services for people with neurological conditions. Our aim is to provide the highest standard of nursing care for individuals with conditions such as acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, all whom have complex and unique needs.
Castel Froma Neuro Care is a registered charity based in Royal Leamington Spa providing care and accommodation for those with neurological conditions. We take pride in the specialist care provided to our residents and the sound governance of the organisation.
THE OPPORTUNITY AND WHAT’S INVOLVED
As a Trustee, you will share collective responsibility for the effective development and direction of Castel Froma Neuro Care. The Board and the Senior Management team work very closely to set the strategic direction for the charity and ensure that it is delivered effectively. The Trustees participate in board decision making and specialist sub-committees, as well as providing advice and support to the Senior Management team.
Trustees have the opportunity to shape the work of Castel Froma Neuro Care and have a positive impact on individuals living with a neurological condition in the UK. You will gain first-hand experience of working at a strategic level in a large charity and working alongside trustees with diverse professional backgrounds. You will also have the opportunity to gain experience of board level decision making, as well as developing your leadership and management capabilities.
You will receive a full induction and training for the role of Trustee, as well as the opportunity to be mentored by an experienced trustee.
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
The ideal candidate would need to be able to make a commitment to the charity, have strategic vision, good independent judgement and an ability to think creatively.
Castel Froma Neuro Care is committed to improving the diversity of the Board and believes that representation is important to reflect the diverse communities that we serve. We are therefore especially seeking applications from women, individuals with a disability and/or individuals from a minority ethnic background. That said, we welcome interest from anyone with the appropriate skills to strengthen our Board.
- Four Board meetings per year plus a one day strategy event (flexible meeting times depending on boards members)
- Four sub-committee meetings per year (flexible meeting times depending on boards members)
- The term of office is an initial three years followed by an option to extend for an additional three years.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in finding out more, either:
- Send a covering letter and your CV to Marie Bawden, Chief Executive at Castel Froma on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or if you prefer an informal chat about the potential to become a Trustee first, call and arrange an appointment with Marie or another member of the senior team on 01926 313 550.
You can find out more about the key duties of a Trustee in the Charity Commission’s “Charity trustee: what’s involved (CC3a)”:
Please note that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this role.