Host Organisation: The End of Life Partnership

Nantwich & Rural Community Transport Service are looking for someone with good leadership abilities to Chair committee meetings and make crucial decisions on the development of the service.

Opportunity Interests: Community Transport Services, Health and Wellbeing services, Older People (60+)
Type of Activity: Business Development, Management
Location: Nantwich
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Wednesday PM, Thursday PM, Friday PM

This Role will forge the way for a local community transport service to provide better access to health appointments for those living in Nantwich and the Rural.
Duties will consist of:
Overall
o Leading the committee and the organisation to enable it to fulfil its purpose.
o To ensure an effective relationship between:
• the committee and the volunteers
• the committee and the external stakeholders/community
o Acting as a spokesperson and figurehead as appropriate.
o To support the coordinators
Specifically
o Plan and prepare the committee meetings and the AGM with Secretary as appropriate.
o Chair committee meetings ensuring:
• A balance is struck between time-keeping and space for discussions.
• Business is dealt with and decisions made.
• Decisions, actions and deliberations are adequately minuted.
• The implementation of decisions is clearly assigned and monitored.
o Ensure that a successor is found before the term of office finishes.
Qualities
o A willingness to lead the organisation
o Possesses tact, diplomacy and powers of persuasion.
o Possesses relevant knowledge
o Has the relevant skills to run a meeting well.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Good communication skills are essential
Ability to make decisions is essential
Have a clean Driver's license desirable
Have an understanding of how a charity/constitution is run
Have a GCSE in Maths at C or above
Have chaired meetings is desirable

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

An induction programme, flexible approach to volunteering.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Safeguarding training, health & safety training, eLearning opportunities.