1. Heart Safe Communities UK (HSCUK)

Trustee - Income Generation Lead

UK wide

We are looking for a Trustee with relevant experience to join our board and take lead responsibility for income generation. The Trustees duties will include providing advice, seeking out opportunities, preparing bids and other objectives in support our aims.

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Who we are

We are committed to creating an environment in which people in our communities are aware of cardio-vascular health, what to do in the event of heart attack or cardiac arrest and that anyone experiencing a cardiac arrest has the best chance of survival and good outcome.


Our focus is on raising awareness, high quality training in CPR / Use of defibrillators and raising funds to help build networks of strategically placed public access defibrillators.


The role

We are looking for a Trustee to with complimentary skills who enjoys being a member of a team; to join our charity. The successful candidate will be Trustee and Board Member with lead responsibility for Income Generation. As a member of our team the successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape the Charity and make a real difference.

The duties of all trustee board members are to:

  • ensure that Heart Safe Communities UK complies with its governing document (its Articles of Association), charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • ensure that Heart Safe Communities UK pursues its objects as defined in its governing document
  • ensure Heart Safe Communities UK applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects. For example, it
  • must not spend money on activities which are not included in the objects, however worthwhile they may be
  • contribute actively to the board of trustees by giving firm strategic direction to Heart Safe Communities UK,
  • setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets, and evaluating performance against
  • agree a strategic plan and targets
  • safeguard the good name and values of Heart Safe Communities UK
  • ensure the financial stability of Heart Safe Communities UK
  • manage risk
  • In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve leading discussions, identifying key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, and evaluating or offering advice on other areas in which the trustee has particular expertise.

Our Trustees must have:

  • outstanding interpersonal skills
  • a commitment to the mission of Heart Safe Communities UK
  • a willingness to exceed the minimum time requirement
  • integrity
  • strategic vision
  • good, independent judgement
  • an ability to think creatively
  • a willingness to speak their mind
  • an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • an ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of Heart Safe Communities UK

Our aim is to form a board of trustees that collectively have complimentary skills and experience. This role has been created in pursuit of that aim.

The description of the specific role: Trustee – Income Generation is attached.

Supporting document(s)

  • trustee-job-description---income-generation-lead-310323.pdf - Download
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