Non Executive Director, Northern Ireland Hospice (Trading) Ltd

Caring is at the heart of everything we do

Northern Ireland Hospice provides specialist palliative care for patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, and supports their carers. Each year we provide a range of specialist and other care to some 3,000 adults and lend vital support to around 300 children or young people and their families throughout Northern Ireland.

Our trading company, which makes a vital contribution to the annual fundraising target of £6m, currently operates 25 Hospice Shops across NI, with a combined operating profit of c£1m.

The Board of Trustees now wish to make an additional appointment to the Board of the trading company. We have an opportunity for a professional with sound business acumen and a wide variety of commercial experience, ranging from running a family business to operating at senior managerial or director level in the private or third sector.  We are particularly interested in applications from people with Retail industry experience. The person appointed will have a personal empathy with the aims and ethos of the Hospice, and a desire to contribute to the strategic development of a successful social enterprise that helps sustain a highly respected local charity serving communities across the province.

Further information is available on our website www.nihospice.org.  If you wish to register an interest in, or are interested in learning more about this distinctive opportunity, please forward your C.V. explaining why you are attracted to the role, to: Chair of the Board, Northern Ireland Hospice, 18 O’Neill Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 6WB, on or before 15th August 2014.