Council of Deans of Health

Location: Remote
Closing Date: 24 May 2024
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Description

Location: Quarterly board meetings (remote & 1 in London) plus strategy day and AGM

Role Type: Board

Work Type: Remote

Salary: Voluntary unpaid role with expenses

Closing Date: 24 May 2024

The Council of Deans of Health is a dynamic and influential charity and membership organisation representing the interests of university faculties engaged in education and research for nursing, midwifery, and the allied health professions across the UK.

With a presence spanning England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and Gibraltar, we operate as a charity registered across the UK, advocating for the vital role our members play in health and social care. With over 100 member institutions from across the tertiary education system educating approximately 200,000 current and future health professionals and conducting research that directly impacts the health and wellbeing of our population we truly represent those responsible for healthcare education throughout the UK.

Trustee opportunities

We are currently seeking three enthusiastic individuals who are willing to learn, collaborate effectively, demonstrate emotional intelligence, and engage fully with the aims and objectives of our organisation to join our Board. We are looking for people who can bring a variety of skills and experience, including the ability to work strategically, expertise in charity governance and compliance, and commercial acumen.

As we embark on shaping a new strategy for the Council to run from 2025 onwards, we are particularly keen to welcome Trustees who will bring diverse perspectives and ensure our Board is inclusive and representative.

As a trustee, you will have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in influencing policy, strengthening membership engagement, and shaping the future direction of our organisation. Our values of inclusivity, innovation, and impact underpin everything we do, and our strategic aims reflect our commitment to advancing healthcare education and research.

We are looking for people who share our vision and values. Previous board experience is not required.

Full details are available in the Candidate Pack.

Eastside People is supporting the Council of Deans of Health in recruiting for these roles.

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