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Trustees and External Advisers

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RCN Foundation

Trustees and External Advisers

Unrenumerated - reasonable expenses such as travel or childcare may be claimed.

The RCN Foundation is a UK wide independent charity and grant-maker supporting nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants, and is part of the RCN Group. The charity supports and strengthens nursing and midwifery to improve the health and wellbeing of the public.

With the pandemic shining a light on the incredible work of nursing and midwifery teams, this is an opportunity for the new Trustees and External Advisers to play a vital role in supporting the Foundation's work and help shape the UK's healthcare landscape.

We are seeking four Trustees to join the Board:

• Two individuals with a nursing and/or midwifery background - one based in Scotland and a second based in Wales.

• One individual with a financial background ideally in accounting, investments or audit experience.

• One individual with a fundraising and/ or marketing background.

We are seeking External Advisers to join our two substantive Committees - the Grants Committee or the Income Generation & Investment Committee. Advisers should have experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Grant-making

• Benevolent activities

• Investments

• Fundraising

• Marketing and Communications

• Nursing and Midwifery

RCN Foundation is committed to ensuring that principles of equality, diversity and inclusion underpin our approach to our governance, activities, staff and beneficiaries. We know that equality, diversity and inclusion strengthen the work that we do and lead to better outcomes for our beneficiaries, and greater societal impact. We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and from all sections of the community to apply for these Trustee roles.

For more information about the organisation and this exciting opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please find the appointment brief below.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lottie Wihl or Camille Revuelta at Prospectus via email.

Deadline for applications: Monday 3rd May

Interviews with Prospectus: w/c 17th and w/c 24th May

Interviews with RCN Foundation: w/c 7th and w/c 14th June


Download the appointment briefing and any other additional information below.

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