SH - Board Member
Location: St Hilary Court, Copthorne Way, Cardiff
Salary: £8,000 per annum
Expires: 20/08/2019 23:59

We are searching for passionate new board members with a social conscience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Social Care, Asset Management, Digital Transformation, HR and Healthcare.

You'll be joining our Hendre Board based from St Hilary Court, Cardiff, but you will travel across South Wales and beyond as part of your role. 

What you'll do

You will have ultimate responsibility for the strategic leadership of Hendre, ensuring it is well run and delivers socially beneficial outcomes for our customers, communities and colleagues. 

As a member of the board you will set and oversee the long term strategic direction for the organisation, contribute to board decisions, set the risk appetite, ensure an effective business plan and budget is in place and ensure that performance is monitored and managed. 

You will approve key policies and take decisions, ensuring the board fulfils its duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of the organisation.

What you’ll need

The role of a Board Member requires commitment and motivation but can be hugely rewarding and a great opportunity to learn and develop. 

We welcome applications from those with the specialist skills we need, and a social conscience that ensures everything we do meets our aim of Making Lives Better.  We believe a board where our members come from a range of sectors only improves our ability to carry out our duties. We equally encourage applications from the private, public and third sectors, and support every new board member with training and a tailored induction. 

To be successful you will have Board director level experience or senior level experience in a people centred organisation.


  • Remuneration of £8,000 per annum
  • Tailored and training and induction programme
  • Opportunity to ‘give back’ in a socially beneficial organisation
  • Reasonable expenses in line with policy
  • Learn from other Board Members
  • Enhance your knowledge, skills and experience
  • Attend conferences and events
  • Be part of/Chair specialist committes
  • Lead a change in Housing, Care and Support services across South Wales
  • Employee assistance programme and well-being resource available 24/7
  • ‘Perks’ – a range of shopping and activity discounts and cashback options

Our Hendre Board

Hendre is the parent body of Hafod, and our Hendre Board is responsible for setting strategy and directing our affairs to ensure long-term success.

The Board has ultimate responsibility for ensuring governance, financial, legal and service obligations are properly fulfilled, with leadership being delegated to the Chief Executive and Executive team.

Next steps

To apply, click 'Apply' and you will be diverted to our recruitment platform where you will be required to submit your CV, complete a self-assessment and a personal statement.  

Download our recruitment pack for further details about our Board, our priorities, the role of a board member and what to expect if you apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 20 August 2019

If successful for this role a DBS check will be required.

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