Lay Board Trustee, HR

  • Location : London
  • Status : 8 days per annum, including preparation time
  • Salary : Un-remunerated
  • Closing date : 19/05/2021
  • Interview date : 17/06/2021

The College is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion for our existing and future members, associates, affiliates, staff and visitors in all our practices and arrangements. In January 2021 we published our new Equality Action Plan Equality Action Plan, which is central to our College strategy.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the long-term success of the College, maximising its impact and making sure it sets the agenda in the delivery of excellent mental health services, enabling psychiatrists and other mental health staff to deliver excellent patient care. It does this by rigorously testing the College’s strategy and effectiveness of its delivery, and ensuring strategic risks are identified and managed. As a member of the Board, you will act collectively to provide strategic leadership to the College; you will add value by contributing experience particularly in the area of Human Resources.

The successful candidate will bring demonstrable leadership experience and achievement in the HR field, with the ability to operate and think strategically and collectively. With a good understanding of corporate governance and board responsibilities, you will be an effective communicator who can challenge constructively and respectfully. You will also have a demonstrable ability to understand and evaluate complex issues, including budgets, business plans and annual accounts. An individual with independence and integrity, you will be supportive of the College’s values.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Royal College of Psychiatrists on this appointment.

How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please read the following:

To apply for this role please visit : using reference AACACB.

Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).

Applications should be received by noon on Wednesday 19 May 2021.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing date: Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 12pm

Interview dates: Thursday 17 June 2021 - by Microsoft Teams

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

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