Governance Officer

St Giles Hospice
22 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Public Sector
Job Type
Contract Type

Job Title: Governance Officer

Department: Executive Office

Location: Whittington, Staffordshire

Salary: Range GBP27,000 to GBP32,000

Dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week; full time hours to include late working hours each quarter. Hours worked Monday - Friday, flexibly to support the needs of the organisation.

Closing Date: 1 April 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 8 April 2019

The successful candidate will have a complete understanding of how an organisation's Board and Governance Committees shape decision making and inform strategy, with an awareness of risk. To be considered for this role, it is essential to have previous experience of supporting board, committee members and senior management at a high level providing effective support in all aspects of their work.

Working within the executive office, you will be the central point of contact for the Board and Governance Committees for the organisation. You will be responsible for compiling and preparing reports for discussion and decision, proof reading, minute taking, coordinating and monitoring follow-up actions arising from meetings and working with Trustees.

You will be highly competent in MS office packages such as Excel, Word and Outlook with the ability to work well under pressure and multi task whilst maintaining discretion and confidentiality. You will have excellent organisational and planning skills and highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to deliver conflicting priorities within set timelines is essential.

Company benefits:

To reward the hard work of our fantastic staff, St Giles Hospice offers an excellent benefits package as per the below.

-27 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 35 days with service).

-Contributory pension scheme.

-Free car parking.

-Training & Development opportunities as well as progression within the organisation.

About us:

St Giles Hospice is a registered charity offering high-quality specialist care free of charge for people living with diseases which may not be curable as well as providing support for their families and carers.

Services include a team of community-based St Giles clinical nurse specialists, two state of the art in-patient facilities, Day Hospice, Hospice at Home, Bereavement and Family Support, and an internationally renowned Lymphoedema Clinic.

Patients come from across the hospice's catchment area, which ranges from Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Atherstone in the east, to Cannock and Walsall in the west - and from Burton and Uttoxeter in the north, to Sutton Coldfield and Coleshill in the south.

Care is offered at the hospice's centres in Whittington, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall and in patients' own homes across the region.

St Giles spends over GBP9 million a year providing its specialist services and with little more than a third of this funded by the Government, the registered charity relies heavily on donations and income generation from the local community.

St Giles Employee approximately 450 paid staff and over 1,200 volunteers.

Further details:

For a detailed job description please visit St Giles Website, Vacancies Section.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

C.V's alone will not be submitted for short listing - applicants must complete a St Giles Hospice application form. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road, Whittington, Lichfield, WS14 9LH

Registered charity 509014

Company limited by guarantee