Become part of The Myton Team and help us to make a difference…
About the role
We’re seeking a Community Engagement Trustee to be involved in setting the strategic direction of The Myton Hospices.
You’ll create a culture of compassionate patient care and ensure the organisation works safely within the governance set by the Charity and Care Quality Commissions. With your expertise in Community Engagement, you’ll advise the Board of Trustees on building partnerships to engage the local community and creating a culture of diversity within the organisation to ensure equality of access to our services.
We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all. To enable us to best-serve our patients and local communities we want to increase the diversity of our Hospice leadership and encourage applications from people in or with lived experience of working with under- represented groups.
We prioritise Myton’s values of:
- Valuing every individual
- Respect and dignity for all
- One Myton – one team – one goal
- Professionalism in all we do
You’ll play a key role in nurturing this culture.
We are seeking a Community Engagement Trustee with:
- Extensive experience of working with populations to improve outcomes for communities
- Understanding and experience of building complex relationships/networks within communities to improve services
- Experience of ensuring community engagement is inclusive and championing EDI across an organisation
About The Myton Hospices
The Myton Hospices is an organisation at the forefront of palliative and end of life care across Coventry and Warwickshire and with a national profile. We have 3 hospices, 2 inpatient units and an ever developing range of outpatient and community based services.
We have over 300 staff and almost 1000 volunteers who are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families. Our people are central to the success of our palliative care services, fundraising, support teams and extensive retail footprint. We are a much loved and well supported charity, at the heart of our community.
We are committed to building an inclusive workplace and encourage everyone to bring their true selves to work. However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply. If there are any adjustments that would help improve your experience with Myton, we encourage you to share this with us.
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates who are currently under-represented in our hospices. We also believe our interview process should be inclusive and transparent. If there is anything missing, or a way we can improve, please do let us know.
How to apply
For further information, please contact Helen Wetton on 01926 838885.
To apply, click ‘Apply’ below to answer a few short questions, attach your CV, and under ‘Skills and Experiences’, please write a cover letter summarising why you would like to be The Myton Hospices’ Community Engagement Trustee.