Director/Trustee – Extra Care


Extra Care is a not for profit voluntary organisation formed in 1935 and recognised as a charity. We are registered with RQIA as a Domiciliary Care Provider and Nursing Agency.

Extra Care is overseen by its voluntary Board of Directors/Trustees. We are the largest independent provider of care in Northern Ireland and have almost 80 years experience in the management and delivery of a full range of community based home care and nursing services. Our services, which are available 24/7, aim to provide older people, dependent adults and children with a disability or illness, the choice to remain living at home with dignity.

Board Members

We are seeking to recruit Board members who would espouse and understand our aims and objectives and who have skills, knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Chairing Boards, Committees etc
  • Clinical, Health and Social Care
  • Finance
  • Organisational Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Strategic Planning
  • Property/Facilities Management
  • Communications, Marketing and PR
  • Information Technology
  • General and/or Operational Management

Benefits of becoming a Board member include: the satisfaction of using professional knowledge and skills for charitable purposes; acquire additional skills; motivation and sense of achievement; community contribution; working with a diverse range of people.

Extra Care respects and promotes equal opportunity. If you have the necessary qualities and experience, we would like to hear from you. While positions are unremunerated, out-of-pocket expenses will be paid.

Closing date is the 16th February 2015.

For application form please contact or phone 028 9448 2939