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.
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:
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
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.
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.
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
An induction programme, flexible approach to volunteering.
Safeguarding training, health & safety training, eLearning opportunities.