Contract Type: 
Details of Role: 

Could you join our Board of Trustees and help people with disabilities to live with greater independence?

Designability is a national charity based in Bath which designs and makes innovative products for people with disabilities to live the life they choose.

We are at an exciting time in the development of the organisation and are seeking additional trustees to join us.

We are fortunate to have an active Board of Trustees who have a real enthusiasm for our work and are able to make the necessary time commitment to the role.  Successful candidates will need strategic vision, a strong understanding of the role of charity trustee/directors and independent judgement.

Following the retirement of some long standing members of the board, we are looking to recruit a number of new trustees who can contribute one or more of the following areas of expertise, through their professional level experience:

  • Legal expertise
  • Design and creative industry
  • Charity leadership
  • Manufacturing or engineering
  • Finance or accountancy
  • Commercial or business
  • Health or social care

We encourage applications from people with personal experience of disability, people of BAME heritage and women, who are currently underrepresented on our board.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 6 January, 2020 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

To apply, please send your CV with a letter explaining why you would like to be a trustee of Designability and how your experience meets the specification above, to

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 6 January 2020.
Date of interview: Monday 3 February or Friday 7 February 2020 in Bath.


Contact Person: 
Catharine Brown
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01225 824103
Postal Address: 
Wolfson Centre Dept D1 Royal United Hospital Combe Park Bath BA1 3NG