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Age UK Bexley is a local independent charity with more than 25 staff and 70 volunteers. We support 4000 local older people and their families every year, offering activities, events, befriending and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

We are currently advertising for the following posts:

WE ARE RECRUITING NEW TRUSTEES!

Age UK Bexley is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for 30 years. We have 27 dedicated staff and over 70 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in Bexley.

We are seeking to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Trustees and two additional Trustees. The Board, meets roughly six times a year and works closely with the Chief Executive (CEO) and staff to realise our strategic objectives and provide high quality services to older people. Including:

  • Information and Advice
  • Befriending
  • A wide range of activity groups and events
  • Men in Sheds
  • Day Care, Enhanced Day Care and Dementia Care

Age UK Bexley is financially sound and supported by donations from the public, income from our services, and some charitable grants.

Chair

We are looking to appoint a Chair with experience of working at a senior level possibly in the voluntary or public sector - You will be required to Chair 6 x Board meetings a year the AGM and an annual training day and other occasional meetings You will also meet regularly with the CEO. You will need to have some availability during the day and be willing to commit to around 10 hours a month.

Trustees

We have a good mix of skills on our Board, however there are gaps and we are particularly interested in applicants with a background in HR, Legal or Digital Marketing - though not essential. Trustees are expected to attend 6 x Board meetings a year 1 x AGM and an annual training day. Induction training will be provided. Role description attached.

For an informal conversation please email Geraldine Powell our current chair here with your phone number.

Age UK Bexley is committed to equality and values diversity.

The role descriptions can be downloaded from here Chair_Role_Description 2022.doc and here Trustee_Role_Description_2022.docx

If you are interested please provide your CV and a supporting letter, indicating which role you are interested in and why to recruitment@ageukbexley.org.uk