Bliss Scotland Trustee

  • VO84999
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable babies and their families?

About Us
Bliss Scotland is the leading charity for premature and sick babies: our vision is that every baby born premature or sick in Scotland has the best chance of survival and quality of life. Bliss Scotland is part of the Bliss UK group of charities, and provides particular oversight of and support for our work across Scotland.

The Role
We are recruiting for new dedicated Bliss Scotland Trustees, based in Scotland, to join our passionate and committed Board, to support the charity’s governance and overall strategic direction.

About you
We need people who can help us achieve our ambitious plans, who are good at reviewing and challenging those plans to help us to improve them, and who have the time and skills to commit to this important role. In particular, we are keen to hear from applicants with background, skills and experience in the following area:
• NHS Scotland / health experience, in particular from a Health Board / management / commissioning perspective.

We are also keen to hear from applicants with a diversity of experiences and backgrounds to ensure our board fully reflects our beneficiaries. Previous board/trustee experience is not necessary and we welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds.

Why apply?
As a trustee you will join the charity at a critical time as we address the impact of COVID-19 on neonatal care while also continuing to deliver our 2019-2022 strategy. There is so much more to do for sick and tiny babies in Scotland and to provide much needed emotional and practical help for their families. Bliss Scotland is passionately committed to ensuring that all babies and their families have the best possible care wherever they are born. Join us to help us make a difference!

We really value the diversity of ideas and skills that Trustees can bring, and welcome applications that can help us reflect this on our Board.

For further information go to https://www.bliss.org.uk/about-us/jobs for a full recruitment pack. Applications are by CV and covering letter, to be submitted by 9am on Monday 14 December 2020 to: recruitment@bliss.org.uk with the subject ‘Trustee Recruitment Bliss Scotland’. Interviews will be held over zoom in early January 2021.

Organisation aims and objectives

The mission of Bliss is to ensure babies born sick or premature survive and have the best quality of life. Bliss offers a range of support and information at a critical time in families' lives.

Restrictions

Experience required: About you We need people who can help us achieve our ambitious plans, who are good at reviewing and challenging those plans to help us to improve them, and who have the time and skills to commit to this important role. In particular, we are keen to hear from applicants with background, skills and experience in the following area: NHS Scotland / health experience, in particular from a Health Board / management / commissioning perspective.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes

Last updated 6 days ago

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