Trustees will join a small and active trustee Board supporting the effective delivery of HealthProm’s current programmes and guiding its future strategy and direction.


Every trustee is expected to prepare for and participate in HealthProm Board meetings in person or by Skype (currently four per annum, each lasting three hours and held in London), and may also be asked to serve on one of its sub-committees.

In addition to this formal role we are looking for trustees who are able to dedicate some time to support staff in certain projects, initiatives or areas in which they have specialist skills, knowledge or experience.

HealthProm trustee appointments are unpaid but travel expenses will be reimbursed.


Together with other trustees, to be responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of HealthProm, developing the charity’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.


  • To take part in formulating and regularly reviewing the strategic aims of HealthProm, and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
  • To ensure that the policy and practices of HealthProm are in keeping with its objectives and its memorandum and articles of association (and any variations thereto) and that these are carried out by management.
  • To ensure compliance of HealthProm with statutory and legal requirements.
  • To ensure that HealthProm functions within the legal and financial requirements of the Charities Commission and Companies House and strives to achieve best practice.
  • To ensure that the income of HealthProm is spent solely for the purposes as laid out in its objectives.
  • To act in the best interest of HealthProm at all times


  • To assist the Chair as an active member of the Trustee Board in exercising its responsibilities and functions.
  • To participate in meetings of Trustees, whether Board or committee meetings and in other exchanges as needed, ensuring HealthProm’s policies and concerns are reflected in their deliberations.
  • To be familiar with the operations of HealthProm to ensure that a critical and informed view can be maintained, and participating in appropriate training sessions.
  • To contribute specific skills and contacts to support HealthProm.
  • To promote HealthProm to as wide an audience of donors and beneficiaries as possible.


To apply for this role, please provide the following:

  • A supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role and the person specification (outlined in the attached document).
  • A supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role and the person specification (outlined in the attached document).
  • A short introductory statement demonstrating your motivation for this role.
  • A comprehensive CV including details of your achievements in each role, and details of two referees.

All of these documents should be forwarded by email to Simon Ray at [email protected]. The closing date for applications is 1 December 2018.   Preliminary interviews will be arranged in the week beginning 10 December 2018.

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