Board Trustee Opportunity North Ayrshire

  • VO95675
  • Board/trustee role


Do you have what we need and could we offer you the opportunity that you’re looking for?
We’re looking for new Trustees with the enthusiasm, creativity, and commitment to join our Board of Trustees. If you would like to make a difference then we would like to hear from you. Did you know – from Research by Getting on Board that supports individuals to join charity Boards:
• 96% of Trustees said they had learned new skills
• 84% said being a Trustee made them happier
• 73% said it made them more confident
• 22% received a promotion at work because of becoming a Trustee

The Board of Partners for Inclusion Group is looking for additional Trustees to bring their skills and experience and work collaboratively with the Group that provides bespoke support for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs, or both. Working closely with families, each person has a person-centred support with a team recruited especially for and with them. Each person receives their own budget for support and, as no two individuals are the same; no two support services are the same.

Do you have passion for our Mission?
• Support people to live how they choose
• Influence and enhance opportunities available to all
• Share knowledge, experience and learning with others

Do you share our Values, that everyone….?
• is equal, different and has their own gifts
• has the ability to develop
• has needs and the right to support in keeping with their basic human rights
• has relationships that are valuable

What’s in it for You
• Becoming a Trustee is a wonderful way of gaining new skills and experiences – and a great way to feel you’re
giving something back
• You will be helping a Charity make a big difference to the lives of people treated as individuals
• Develop valuable skills, knowledge, experience and networks within the Voluntary sector.
• Work alongside a committed and varied team of Trustees, as both Trustee & Director, all striving to promote the Group’s way of providing bespoke individual support

We are particularly looking for Trustees with backgrounds and experience in the areas of: Finance | Marketing and Communications | Process improvement | Technology | Business Development

Diversity and Inclusion
We welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, experience, disability, ethnicity, heritage, sexuality, gender and socio-economic background. Partners for Inclusion Group is committed to inclusive working practices, so during the application process we commit to:

  • Paying for your travel costs to the office and back for interviews.
  • Making any reasonable adjustments – for example ensuring we have BSL interpreters organised in advance if you’d like them.
  • Providing the Trustee Information Pack in a Word document format upon request.
  • Offering a guaranteed first stage interview with Partners for Inclusion Group for disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the role.

If you require a hard copy of the Trustee application pack please call our reception desk on 01563 825 555 or email

Organisation aims and objectives

The Partners for Inclusion Group is the overarching organisation, bringing together Partners, Just Connections, Linking Lives and dM2. We started our humble beginnings as a Project of Inclusion Glasgow, where the ethos was to support individuals to live the best life that they could, within their own homes, with their own dedicated team. Over the years we have gained a reputation for reliability, stickability and really listening to what the person is saying, as we believe all behaviour is communication. Our ethos remains the same today, as it did in the beginning. The people we support are at the heart of what we do and they are our greatest teachers. Partners for Inclusion Group exist to: > Support people with disabilities to live how they choose, whilst influencing and enhancing the opportunities available to all > To share knowledge, experiences and learning with others.


Experience required: Commitment to the organisation; Willingness to devote the necessary time and commitment; Strategic vision; Good, independent judgement; Ability to think creatively; Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship; Ability to work effectively as a member of a team; Selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership; Knowledge of learning disabilities, mental health support needs, or both would be beneficial.


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Trustees are not paid, but reasonable expenses are paid when incurred solely for the performance of agreed duties.