Moon Executive Search on behalf of Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity
Contract Type: 
6 Meetings per year
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

Trustees, Bristol & North Somerset



An opportunity to join the Board of Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity has become available.  Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity (formerly Above & Beyond) is doing great things to improve the health and wellbeing of every patient in all 10 of our NHS hospitals in Bristol city centre, South Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare.

Together with the local NHS, they push the limits of what’s possible. They go above and beyond to transform the experiences patients have in their hospitals, wherever the need is greatest. They bring moments of joy, comfort and hope to those who need it most. And they are committed to helping our hospitals go that extra mile for you and everyone who means the world to you.

Working with University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW), these are their promises to you:

  • Funding the little things that make a big difference
  • Funding the creation of healing environments and spaces to provide dignity, privacy and empathy
  • Champion equitable access for everyone
  • Fund world-class technology, treatments, knowledge and medical research

Trustees have overall responsibility for:

  • Meeting the charity’s legal duties.
  • Ensuring that it is properly managed.
  • Promoting good practice in all its activities.
  • Ensuring that activities are in line with core objectives and strategy.

The Duties of a Trustee are:

  • Good Governance
  • Strategic Direction
  • Financial Responsibilities
  • Acting as an Ambassador
  • To support the CEO
  • Plus other responsibilities

The Board of Trustees are keen to hear from people especially with skills and experience in legal matters, fundraising and marketing as well as the following skills:

  • Setting targets, monitoring and evaluating performance and programmes in commercial and non-profit organisations.
  • Financial management                                         
  • Interest in health.
  • Property.
  • Recruitment and personnel management, including a knowledge of employment legislation.
  • Public relations.
  • Trustees will ideally be based in and around the Bristol or South West area as a physical presence within the charity is preferred

Attendance six times a year at Board Meetings and flexible additional hours for sub-committees, events and visits.

Meetings are primarily held at Whitefriars, Lewin’s Mead, Bristol and can be attended remotely as and when required.

This role is not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.


Closing Date: 
Sunday, 20 February, 2022 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

A candidate briefing pack is available – Please contact Sandy Hinks, Head of Charity Practice on 01275 371200 or email Quoting reference: MC02209 closing date is Midnight 20th February 2022.

Moon Executive Search is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of society.  Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive and diverse culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

Contact Person: 
Sandy Hinks
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Contact Phone: 
01275 371200
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