Who we are
The Psoriasis Association is the leading national charity for people whose lives are impacted by psoriasis. Offering information, advice and support through a wide variety of means, funding and supporting research priorities identified in the James Lind Alliance Psoriasis Priority Setting Partnership and striving to raise awareness of psoriasis amongst the general public, healthcare professionals and members of parliament.
have excellent and committed existing trustees but with a more diverse board of
people with a wider range of backgrounds and skills to support, help and guide
the charity and the Senior Management Team, we believe we will be in a stronger
position to achieve our objectives.
of experience and expertise we feel are currently underrepresented on the Board
of Trustees are:-
Human Resources expertise
Experience in improving reach into socially deprived, or diverse
communities to support our work in tackling health inequalities
Experience of living with psoriasis as a young person or
experience of family life with a child or young person with psoriasis
Health or science expertise in psoriasis
Insight into living with psoriasis in skin of colour
will being a Trustee benefit me?
Influence agenda for people with psoriasis and
Giving / sharing your expertise, ideas, perspectives
to help shape important decisions
Meeting new people and learning new skills
“Being a Trustee of the Psoriasis Association
is a real honour. I’ve met some wonderful people on the board and all we do is
conducted in a respectful, thoughtful and well governed manner. If you care
about this organisation and want to support, it into its future, please do
consider putting yourself forward to become a Trustee” – Karina
Jackson, Nurse Consultant and Psoriasis Association Trustee.
are looking for outstanding people with a strong commitment to our values and
aims. You must be over 18 years of age
and be able to commit to a minimum of three Trustee meetings per year plus the
Annual General Meeting. There are
further opportunities for Trustees to contribute.
applicants will be offered an opportunity to discuss the role with the current
chair. Applicants must submit an application form.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview week commencing 11th
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