Vacancy Details


Breast Cancer Now
£0 - £9,999
Breast Cancer Now, Minories, London
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/11/2020 at 10:00 AM
Breast Cancer Now

We have the opportunity to appoint two Trustees to join the Board who will bring a blend of experience and expertise to help ensure the charity has maximum impact and to oversee the fantastic work being undertaken by our dedicated staff, volunteers and supporters  to save and improve the lives of those diagnosed and affected by breast cancer.

Our Trustee Board meets six times a year, normally in London. You are expected to serve on at least one sub-committee where appropriate dependent on your area/s of expertise and at the request of the Chair. Sub-committees meet two to three times a year. Currently, due to the pandemic, all Board and sub-committee meetings are being undertaken virtually.

The person

The Board is seeking to appoint two new Trustees and would welcome applications to extend the diversity of its membership and expertise from all sectors of the community. At least one of the two appointed candidates must be a leading researcher and the Board particularly welcomes interest from

  • senior health professionals active in the NHS; research clinicians from disciplines such as surgery or radiology; and non-clinical researchers.

All candidates must have

  • demonstrable governance and/or management experience at Board level;
  • the abilty to use their skills to ensure good governance through their strategic insight, sound advice and constructive challenge to help the Board undertake their responsibilities of scrutiny and support.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • personal experience of breast cancer and/or personal experience of using the organisation’s services.


Closing date: 10am on Monday, 30 November 2020

Preliminary Interview dates: weeks commencing 11 and 18 January 2021

Final Panel Interview date: week commencing 25 January 2021

How to apply

To apply please send your CV and supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) to Graham Vigor, Asscociate Director of People and Organisational Development at explaining how you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role and the person specification.

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