Trustee & Chair of the Quality Committee

Camphill Village Trust

  • Non-executive
Specialisms:Board, Not for profit
Date posted:13th March 2023
Closing date:11th April 2023

Hybrid Working

Average of 12 days per year time commitment

As a charity and not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust has – for almost 70 years – been providing a range of predominately land based “green” care, support, and accommodation for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges and complex needs. We empower adults with learning and other disabilities to lead a more connected, fulfilled lives with meaning and purpose. Spread across sites in North Yorkshire, Teesside, Hertfordshire, Stourbridge, and Gloucestershire, we operate nine communities and a Shared Lives Scheme across England, providing homes and care and support for over 400 adults.

At Camphill Village Trust, there are many opportunities for people with learning and other disabilities to learn and develop skills, and to contribute to wider society, adding meaning and purpose to their lives. Whether beneficiaries are living in a Trust community or accessing our activities for a Life of opportunity via day placements, they are empowered to be at the centre of their own support and outcomes.

We are now looking for an experienced non-executive to join us as a Trustee and Chair of our Quality Committee, a critical role for the organisation. Our Trustees are responsible for ensuring the management control, accountability, and good conduct of the Trust. In addition, as Chair of the Quality Committee you will also be responsible for the oversight and scrutiny of all matters pertaining to quality, safety, safeguarding and performance.

You will bring with you a track record of leading on significant service improvements, and will be able to provide assurance on quality, drawing on your knowledge and understanding of regulatory standards. You will have experience of working within complex environments enabling you to play an active role in leading the Trust during a significant period of change. An exceptional communicator, you will be able to relate to people at all levels inside and out of the organisation, inspiring confidence in others on issues of significant strategic importance. Furthermore, as well as demonstrating clear analytical intellect in assimilating and making sense of complex information, you will have the ability to apply calmness and perspective to situations, keeping a balanced and objective view.


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 April 2023


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.


For a confidential discussion please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley:  Elyse Turner-Pearce on +44(0)7808 648 559 or Helene Usherwood on +44(0)7719 322 669.

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