Recruitment

New Trustees

We are currently seeking up to six new, high quality Trustees to join our dedicated board to continue moving our service forward while maintaining our vision. We want to ensure that we are governed to the highest possible standards, ensuring we are delivering our priorities.

We are looking for people with proven experience of helping move organisations forward. As well as an understanding of FREED-Beeches objectives and the interventions that we offer, we are seeking applicants who can bring top level leadership experience and expertise in one or more of the following:

Accountancy - preferably gained at senior level to take on the role of treasurer

Funding - with proven record of funding obtained

Research and the use of data and an understanding of analysis

Business and/or Voluntary/Charity Sectors

Medical Professional - Would suit a retired consultant or GP, eating disorder knowledge would be desirable.

You will be established and credible in your field and will possess outstanding communication skills and will have a passion to help lead the organisation through the exciting times ahead

Ultimately we will want you to share our desire to make a lasting difference to the lives of those affected by an eating disorder now and in the future.

The board of trustees provides strategic direction and accountability; our board is chaired by Dr Stephen Linacre.

Trustees are required to attend a minimum of 4 meetings per annum. Generally the trustees meet every 6-8 weeks. There may also be additional meetings dedicated to particular topics. Meetings always take place at FREED-Beeches and last approximately 1-2 hours.

If you believe you have the leadership experience, perspective and qualities we are looking for then we look forward to hearing from you.

Potential Trustees should indicate their main area of expertise and any other areas where they have an interest within their application.

Please contact Joanne Ormiston on manager@freedbeeches.org.uk or 01909 479922 option 2 to express your interest.