Mercia Therapy Centre Published: 2nd November 2017
Job Type
Is the role fully remote?
Yes - candidates can be located anywhere

Description

 

We are a healthcare charity and require 3 trustees from the our 3 under represented areas of Autism and Brain Injury, Cancer and Fibromyalgia on our Trustee Board.

We want people who are passionate about either living with a cancer diagnosis, coping with fibromyalgia or understand children with a brain injury or autism.  We also have 3 areas where we would love the candidate to be experienced in either a business to business experience to help with charity of the year applications, networking and research of local businesses. b a trustee who is experienced with grants, bids and fundraising. c a trustee who could offer experience with either HR and or social media, website or marketing.

There are facilities for the Trustees to use the centre to work from based in Coventry however remote working would suit any of the roles, the main criteria is to be as passionate as we are and sympathetic towards our aim

Our Aim is -

To help everyone live well with life changing diseases such as MS, Cancer, Fibromyalgia, and long term conditions such as Brain Injury and Autism 

We will deliver our aim by: -

  • Continuing to deliver new treatments
  • Listening to our Members needs
  • Working in local partnerships
  • Adapting to local requirements
  • Promoting good health
  • Working well to increase funds

 

 

 

Location / timezone requirements

There is a meeting every 3 months to update Trustees and for feedback on the charity. The meeting is in the day at the centre in Coventry and could be accessed remotely.

The hours and times would be discussed with the prospective Trustee and we could come to a mutual agreement. I would suggest minimum of 8 hours per month and this could be spread over the month.

Who we're looking for

Passionate with experience within the field described in the job description. A knowledge or understanding of one of the long-term conditions would be a must. Skills and experience of either of the 3 positions would be ideal, however enthusiasm and passion about the helping people with long-term conditions.

About us

 

 

About the team

We are a small, self-funding charity providing therapies and treatments in Coventry, we treat people with multiple sclerosis, children with cerebral palsy and autism, babies who are starved of oxygen at birth, people who have had a stroke, fibromyalgia, people with brain and sports injuries and a whole lot more.  We deliver Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and see amazing results. We also are helping and treating people who are suffering the after effects of cancer treatments, there is no other charity in Coventry that can offer what we offer for cancer survivors and people who are undergoing radiotherapy. Cancer survivors are forgotten and have pain and physical injury because of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

We must raise a minimum of £140,000 per year to keep our centre open and we rely entirely upon donations.  We provide physiotherapy, chair yoga, Hyperbaric Oxygen, counselling, massage, bowen, foot healthcare and much more.  We are the only facility of this kind within a 30-mile radius of Coventry as so we are the local charity and 100 miles for children.

How to apply

If you would like to apply please email -

Mandy Spraggett

mandy@merciamsthrapy.org.uk

or

call for a chat

02476 611088

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