Learning Disability Network London is proud to have been running for over 60 years! We are looking for a new Trustee with the enthusiasm, creativity and commitment to join our board of Trustees. Would you like to make a difference? Then we would like to hear from you!

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Entries must be submitted before: 9:00am on Monday 13 February 2023 - Ref: 570

Who we are:

LDN London is an award-winning charity that provides services for people with a range of learning disabilities and their families. Our vision is to enable people with learning disabilities to stay healthy, be safe, and to live well in a society where people with learning disabilities are valued as equals.  We operate in Camden, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster.

Our extensive experience is in supporting people with disabilities including people with complex needs and profound and multiple disabilities. We place special emphasis on promoting family relationships, as this is crucial to delivering successful services.

About the role:

As one of our Trustees you will help ensure we have a clear strategy, and that we work towards meeting our goals and vision.  Trustees have the ultimate responsibility to manage, govern and control the charity and to make decisions about policies, objectives and strategies.

The role will provide strong leadership and direction.  You will make balanced and adequately informed decisions, thinking about the long term as well as the short term.

You will be required to attend 4 board meetings and 4 sub-committee meetings per year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated person wanting to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities living in London. Your background will either be within a housing, planning, HR, academic, health or social care setting, or that you have lived /a personal experience of learning disability.

We are seeking a greater representation from more diverse backgrounds and would welcome applications from all minority groups.

About you:

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Commitment to the organisation
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and commitment
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership

Personal knowledge of learning disability through a family member / friend / work colleagues and or professional experience as a leader or manager within Health & Social Care would be beneficial.

How to Apply:

To apply for this post please email us your CV and supporting statement, no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the person specification and how your experience relates to the job role.

Please email your CV and supporting statement to:

Closing date:               9:00am on Monday 13 February 2023

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Remuneration: Trustees are unremunerated, but reasonable expenses are paid when incurred solely for the performance of agreed duties.
London, W9 3HL
Hours: 4 Board Meetings per year and 4 sub-committee meetings per year  

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