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Trustees
Pontypool, Torfaen
Salary: Voluntary + Expenses
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH31339
Added: 05 Aug 2022
Job Description
Acorn Recruitment is supporting Torfaen Leisure Trust in the recruitment of additional Trustees to join its Board.


Torfaen Leisure Trust (TLT) is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status and is now entering in its eighth year of trading. It has responsibility for the delivery of leisure and wellbeing services across the Borough of Torfaen, and manages five sites that include: Pontypool Ski Slope, Bowden Active Living Centre, Pontypool Active Living Centre, Cwmbran Stadium and Fairwater Leisure Centre.

The Trust is governed by a voluntary and diverse Board of Trustees, which manages the strategic leadership of the Trust. The Trust is now looking for an additional three Trustees from a range of backgrounds who can support the Trust in delivering its mission.

Time Commitment: 4 Board Meetings, an AGM, additional sub-committee meetings and occasion events

Location: Pontypool

Remuneration: Voluntary, however reasonable expenses will be reimbursed


Job Purpose:

* Trustees act together as a group, collectively known as the Management Board. The Management Board is the governing body of the Trust, and is ultimately responsible for everything the organisation does.

* As a member of the Management Board, each Trustee is responsible for ensuring that the Trust is being well managed and operating within agreed policies, the law and its budget.

* The role of Trustee provides governance to the Trust, represents it to the community and accepts the legal authority for its operations. Trustees ensure that the Trust operates sustainably and support the objectives of the Trust as set out in its governing document.


Key Responsibilities:

* Attend Board Meetings in person, coming prepared to provide input on specific agenda items
* Contribute actively to the Management Board's role in giving firm strategic direction to the Trust setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
* Ensure that the Trust complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
* Ensure the effective and efficient administration of the Trust, and ensure the financial stability of the Trust.
* Participate in discussions as appropriate and provide guidance on new initiatives.
* Provide guidance to the Board on issues in which the member has special expertise.


What we're looking for:

Previous board or trustee experience is not required, and we're open to a range of professional backgrounds that can support the Trust in delivering its mission.


What is required:

* Suitable leadership skills
* An understanding of financial management, business strategy and strategic vision
* Strong independent judgement, the ability to think creatively and work effectively as a member of a team
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to meeting preparation and contributing to discussions
* An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trustees

Please be aware this is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and requirements. For the full candidate pack, please see the attached details below.


To apply, you'll be required to provide:

* An updated copy of your CV
* A supporting statement, via a 2 minute video, explaining:
* Why you are interested in joining Torfaen Leisure Trust
* Why you believe you would make a great candidate


Closing Date: 31st August 2022

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
Torfaen Leisure Trust

Torfaen Leisure Trust (TLT) is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status and is now entering in its eighth year of trading. They are responsible for the delivery of leisure services across the Borough of Torfaen and have five sites that include: Pontypool Ski Slope, Bowden Active Living Centre, Pontypool Active Living Centre, Cwmbran Stadium and Fairwater Leisure Centre.

We are now supporting the Trust with recruiting three additional Trustees to join their governing board. Please see the full candidate pack below for further details.

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