1. Off the Record Bath and North Somerset

Outreach & Access (Trustee)

On site/ Bath

We are particularly keen to appoint trustees with lived experience that reflects an aspect of the lives of the young people we serve and aspire to serve.

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Who we are

Support Young people – Counselling and listening support

The role

Off the Record exists to improve the emotional
health and wellbeing of young people by providing them with a safe space to be
themselves. In our new strategy we have committed to increasing the proportion
of young people accessing our services from communities where health and
wellbeing issues are more prevalent: people from low
income backgrounds, people of colour and boys and young men.

To do this we are looking to appoint 1-2 trustees
with lived experience, or have relevant professional knowledge and understanding
of these specific areas to continue to inform and guide our decision making.

The Trustees of Off the Record are committed to
becoming a board that better represents the young people we serve. We welcome all applications, even if you don’t feel you fulfil all aspects of
the role.

The purpose of the role

To ensure the Board of Trustees has appropriate information
and oversight of our performance and development in these key areas of work
across the organisation:

Bringing their
experience and expertise to the Board and OTR to help inform strategic
developments and services

Supporting the
Director and SMT to monitor, track and learn from our delivery in these areas.

Supporting the
OTR consider wider learning and benchmarking happening within these areas
across the UK and third sector.

Supporting and
challenging OTR to establish and maintain increased proportion of service
delivery to these under-represented groups.

What we are looking for

are looking for trustees with lived experience, or who has relevant
professional knowledge and understanding of the three identified areas in our
strategy, which are; reaching people of low income status, increasing our reach
and access to people from racially minoritized communities and boys and young

You do not necessarily need to have any experience
of being a trustee, and OTR will give you a full induction and individual
support to help you develop into this role.

We are committed to diversifying the Board and
welcome applications from people whose identities are currently under
represented on the Board: people from within the Trans community, people from
the LGBTQ+ community, Disabled people and people from racially minoritized


apply, please send us a letter or a short film of less than 5 minutes explaining
why you would like to be a trustee and what you will bring to the role to Phil
Walters, Director via email: [email protected] . If you would like to speak to Phil
before making an application to find out more about the role we would be happy
to hear from you.
Please contact Phil if you have any
access requirements or if we can make reasonable adjustments so that the
interview process is more accessible.

also complete the equal opportunities form provided.

for applications: 25th June 2023

for interviews: w/c 10th July 2023

you would like to have a phone conversation before applying, please email Phil
Walters, Director to arrange a conversation.

note, this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure that we’ll carry out
before appointment along with two references.

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