Who we are
From small beginnings, FitzRoy now supports more than 700 people with learning disabilities. We employ around 1,500 staff in 99 services. Services range from registered care, supported living, mental health support, support at home, and day opportunities. Our leadership team is strong and creative, and has successfully risen to the big challenges in social care. Their expertise, supported by a very capable Board of Trustees, ensures we are one of the few learning disability organisations to thri
Could you share your expertise to transform lives for the most vulnerable in our society? Have you got credibility and passion to make a difference? If the answer is Yes, why not consider becoming a FitzRoy Trustee?
FitzRoy is a pioneering national charity, committed to transforming the lives of adults with disabilities & autism. Our vision is a society where people are treated as equals, regardless of disability.
About the role
As a Trustee , you will have the opportunity to influence the development of the company and be responsible for the overall governance & strategic direction of the charity. We are seeking two new trustees from communities, currently under represented on our board, specifically those with black or Asian heritage. We understand the value that a range of mixed voices will bring to our charity and aspire to a governance which reflects the diversity of our workforce and the people we support.
Trustee experience or experience in the charity or social care sector is not required, and training and mentorship will be available to those interested in developing their leadership skills through being a Trustee.
At this time, we are particularly interested in speaking to individuals with knowledge & expertise within the following areas:
- Commercial Finance/qualified Accountant
- Clinical background with safeguarding knowledge
We are keen to reflect full diversity on our board & encourage applications from those with a personal connection to learning disabilities.
If you are able to commit your time & energy you will be rewarded by being part of a forward-thinking charity dedicated to transforming lives for some of the most vulnerable in the community. This is a voluntary role , with paid travel expenses requiring approximately 1 day per month of your time.
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