TRUSTEES REQUIRED

TO JOIN AN INNOVATIVE ORGANISATION – MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO END OF LIFE CARE

(Unpaid – out of pocket expenses reimbursed)

The End of Life Partnership is an organisation which aims to:

·         lead, educate and facilitate excellence and best practice in palliative and end of life care

·         influence and enable our communities to live and die well

The End of Life Partnership (EoLP) works towards making death, dying and loss a normal part of life, and increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of health, social and voluntary workforces and members of the general public. EoLP supports stakeholders in palliative and end of life care to deliver their outcome frameworks and local priorities, supported and informed by strong community, patient, public, clinical influence and engagement.

We wish to recruit up to a further three members to join our Chair and Trustees in creating a strong governing body: the Board of Trustees.

We need people who can help direct the End of Life Partnership towards achieving its mission and ensure it is effectively managed.  You would need to be able to make a commitment to the Partnership and devote the necessary time; have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.  Ideally, the new trustees will also have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         Experience of, or considerable interest in, palliative and end of life care

·         Strategy, public policy, and management

·         Third sector organisations, and partnerships across public and third sector

·         Professional education, evaluation, audit and research

·         Commissioning services

·         Information Technology and/or Digital MediaWe are particularly keen to add to our diverse board of trustees, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are particularly keen to add to our diverse board of trustees, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We will pay trustees’ travel expenses and provide an induction into the End of Life Partnership’s work.  You will be expected to contribute on average one to two days per month. Formal meetings are usually held in the early evening at the EoLP’s base near Sandbach, Cheshire.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for an application pack.  The Chair for the End of Life Partnership is available to discuss the position informally with prospective candidates.  Please contact Kate Irving on 01270 758120 to arrange a mutually convenient time.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2 June 2017. Interviews will held w/c 12 or 19 June 2017 (date TBC).

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