Hospice Trustees


Hospice of the Valleys

Hospice of the Valleys is looking for new trustees to join our committed and dynamic Board. We are a local charity delivering specialist palliative care into people’s homes, hospitals and care homes in Gwent.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Previous trustee experience is not a requirement since mentoring and support will be provided.

Ideal candidates will be passionate about the care we offer. We are a local charity providing specialist palliative care and support to people and those who matter most to them living with a life-limiting illness; our patients and their families are at the heart of everything we do.

This role will give you the opportunity to influence decision-making within the hospice whilst contributing to the work of this essential local charity and making a positive difference to the local community.


We encourage applications from Welsh speakers.

We are particularly keen to recruit new members who have experience in one or more of the following and has a willingness to guide us into the future:

·        Owning and running a business

·        Experience of working in a complex organisation at a senior level

·        Experience in a legal profession

·        Working in Human Resources

·        Lobbying and influencing decision makers

Expectations of the Trustee

  • Helping to formulate strategic, business and corporate partnership plans.
  • Guide and consult on matters of strategy, governance and finance.
  • Ongoing assessment of the Charity’s legal integrity.
  • Promoting the Charity's work and reputation amongst contacts.

Trustee time commitments

  • Attend bi-monthly meetings (approx. 2-3 hours) with option to join in person or via Zoom.
  • Attend any extraordinary meetings as required.
  • Form part of a sub group meeting, which will meet bi-monthly.
  • Plus, an additional couple of hours per month at home (email correspondence)

In the first instance, informal enquiries or expressions of interest should be made to [email protected] or call 01495 717277



Closing date for applications

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