Vacancies

Working at Advocacy Support Cymru provides you with the opportunity to make a difference. We offer a comfortable working environment within a supportive team culture.

We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you if successful in shortlisting.

Trustee Vacancies

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Llandarcy and Cardiff. ASC provides statutory independent mental health and mental capacity advocacy across much of South Wales and currently employ 46 staff and has an annual turnover of £1.5m.

In our 20th anniversary year, ASC is looking to recruit energetic new board members from a variety of professional backgrounds to enrich the skills and experience mix of our board of trustees. 

This is a non-salaried position however expenses are paid. 

An understanding of the benefits and importance of advocacy, especially in the context of a mental health client group is highly desirable. 

The Charity Commissions 6 key duties of a Charity Trustee: 

1. Ensure the charity is carrying out its purpose for the public benefit

2. Comply with the Charity's governing document and the law

3. Act in the Charity's best interests

4. Manage the Charity's resources responsibly

5. Act with reasonable care and skill

6. Ensure that the Charity is accountable

With respect to the above, you will be expected to play an important role in the governance of the organisation, the maintenance of a vital and healthy organisational culture and the business development of the organisation as a whole in a highly competitive specialist field. 

 

Two information evenings are planned at our Cardiff office: 

ASC 

Charterhouse 1

Links Business Park

Fortran Road 

St Mellons 

Cardiff 

CF3 0LT

Tel: 029 2054 0444

On Tuesday 16th and Thursday 18th January 2018 at 6pm. Refreshments will be available. 

Interviews will take place at our Cardiff Office. 

A Document Pack is available to download below which includes:

ASC Trustee Information Pack

ASC Trustee Application Form

Charity Commission: The Essential Trustee - What you need to know 

The ASC Annual Report will accompany the document pack as soon as it is available. 

Staff Vacancies

No vacancies currently available