Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th December 2021


  • Advertised from 16th November 2021

Role

Introduction

Training for Care is an Educational Charity specialising in adult social care and childcare training.

We are a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved centre and deliver Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Short Courses and other vocational programmes to meet the regulatory and Continued Professional Learning requirements of the sectors.

Established in 1982, we have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sectors from support workers to managers.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout the central belt of Scotland.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to increase opportunities, skills, and recognition for those working or wishing to work in the caring professions and, through this, to contribute positively to the quality of life of the recipients of care.

Role

Our Board of Trustees is seeking new members to assist with overseeing the governance of Training for Care and determining strategic policy and direction. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with Legal or Financial experience however all applications will be considered. The organisation works hard to promote diversity and inclusion and we welcome applicants from any background (e.g. racial, gender, age, care experienced)

Training for Care’s Board of Trustees meet with Training for Care’s management staff every eight to ten weeks (meetings are currently virtual) to review performance, discuss operational matters and agree forward actions.

Application notes

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail before applying please contact Catriona Bateman, Manager, catrionabateman@tfccscotland.org.uk. To apply, please send your CV to Catriona Bateman and we will be in touch.