Volunteer – Human Resources Trustee

Job Details


The role

  • to assist the Board to see the bigger picture
  • bring a fresh perspective to HR Department plans and strategy
  • support the organisation’s HR procedure
  • to ensure HR is of the highest standard and priority

Main responsibilities and duties of the role

  • To review and recommend current and future strategic resourcing, training and development and annual budgets and plans to the Trustee Board
  • To actively contribute to policy setting, strategic direction, goal and target setting, and evaluate performance against targets, budgets, plans and charitable objectives
  • To ensure that HR activities and interventions are linked to the company’s charitable objectives and complement the company culture
  • To ensure the Trustee Board monitors and reviews the performance of the company’s Chief Executive, rewards performance accordingly and identifies appropriate development opportunities
  • To monitor the financial position of the charity and its operations within its means and objects, making sure that there are clear lines of accountability for day-to-day financial management
  • To monitor whether the service complies with its governing document and standards and if the needs of the beneficiaries are being met
  • Committed to ensuring highest standards of governance in policies and practice related to employee relations, recruitment, retention, reward and recognition as well as staff and trustee development.
  • Assessing risks and measuring the impact of HR interventions in the light of changing legal requirements and best practice.
  • Implementing company policies and practices in the context of furthering charitable objectives and evaluating how they impact beneficiaries and staff.
  • Ensuring long-term strategic oversight of the organisation?s personnel and staffing requirements in relation to the overarching goals of the charity.
  • All other responsibilities as defined in the role of trustee Time Commitment

You will be required to commit to around one to two days per month, including four Trustee Board meetings a year. You may also be a sub-committee member and attend specific meetings.

Essential Desirable Experience/Qualifications/ Skills

  • Experience of performance management, HR/employment law issues and implementing them contextually
  • Willingness to actively participate in discussions concerning needs of company’s beneficiaries, staff and the trustee board
  • Willingness to act in the best interest of the charity while adhering the code of conduct for Trusteess
  • Sound, independent judgement and ability to think creatively
  • Working effectively as a team member and demonstrating a willingness to learn and develop
  • Strong intellectual and analytical ability; innovative thinker and ability to focus on issues requiring action
  • Experience in financial management and social media Experience in the charitable or voluntary sector
  • Experience of charity law and governance Health and safety and environmental experience/knowledge

Centre of Sign-Sight-Sound
Colwyn Bay, Conwy, North Wales
Start Date
Approx June 2017
Job type
Vacancy Reference
Contact Details
Kelsey Rees-Dykes on 01492 530013 or email : Kelsey.Rees-Dykes@deafassociation.co.uk
Added to site
Mar 12th, 2017

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