fundraising gift-in-will lottery donate shop location user pounds clock hourglass arrow-left arrow-right calendar archive calendar-flip tick select-triangles arrow-up

Trustee – Clinical Representative

Trustee – Clinical Representative

  • Permanent, Part-time
  • Anywhere

We have a fantastic opportunity for a new Trustee at our amazing children’s hospice in Oxford. We are looking for Trustee who has a clinical background and who is a high performing and experienced person. We are field leaders in children’s palliative care and without a great Trustee Board we could not provide the level of care and support that we do.

Department: Corporate – other
Role: Governance
Role type: Trustee
Hours: a minimum of six full working days per year
Salary: Unpaid (but essential travel and subsistence expenses are payable). 
View the full job description

The specific role that we are looking to fill is a Trustee – Clinical Representative. Your role would include offering advice, assistance and support to the Director of Clinical Services in the further development of our services to children, young adults and their families.

This very fulfilling role is unpaid and a time commitment of at least six days a year, plus the requirement to attend other ad hoc meetings and events. Board Meetings currently take place bi-monthly in Oxford. Training and support will be provided.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Clare Periton (CEO) on 01865 794749 or email or our Trustee Chair by email

What next:

If, after reading this as well as the key requirements from the job description, you think this sounds like you then please email a CV and Covering letter to or please apply using the Apply Now button below.

Please note the closing date for applications is 10:00 am on Friday 22nd November 2019. Interviews to be held w/c 9th December 2019 at Helen & Douglas House in Oxford. 

Individuals working at Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Helen & Douglas House is committed to achieving greater diversity in its board and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.

About Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, was set up in 1982 as the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for terminally ill babies, children, and their families at our hospice and at home. It is a special place that feels like home, where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity, we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.