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The Avalon Group
Description of the role:

To complement the current Board of Trustees, we are looking to appoint new Trustees to help drive the charity forward and continue to build on our strong reputation with regulators and commissioners.

What we are looking for...

While the new Trustees do not necessarily need previous non-executive experience, they will be able to demonstrate a strong track record in senior leadership positions and be willing and able to contribute to the full agenda at Avalon. To provide expertise, guidance and governance to a team that will deliver our vision for a world where disabled people are seen for who they are, having equality, choice and independence.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

In addition, we are looking for Trustees with experience at a strategic level in one or more of the following areas:

Social Housing
Health & Social Care
Digital Transformation

Practical information:

Trustees will be able to demonstrate a clear empathy with the aims of the charity and the sector, live or have close links with one of the areas we cover and need to be available a minimum of two days per month.

The positions are voluntary therefore unpaid but any travel expenses incurred will be paid. Appointment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: Yes
Car owner: Yes
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
The Avalon Group
6 Grove Park Court
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 20.07.2021
Organisation Information

The Avalon Group is an award-winning social care charity providing high quality services across the north of England. Our services are tailored to individual needs and preferences, provide excellent value for money, and can be accessed privately or by individual budgets. Services include help with domestic tasks and personal care, support to participate in community life, developing skills to be independent and employment support through social enterprise. The Avalon Group is registered as an approved provider with Local Authorities and the Care Quality Commission.

Charity number: 1048236