Clerk to Board of Trustees

Contract: 1 Year, Part-time
Salary: £15 – £20 per hour (subject to experience)
200 hours per annum (minimum)

About Jimmy’s Cambridge

Jimmy’s Cambridge is one of Cambridge’s leading providers of support and accommodation to people who have been rough sleeping. We aim to help people get off the streets and into their own home, backed up with all the support we can offer from our talented and committed team of staff, volunteers and partners.

We have relationships with many people, organisations, businesses, and partners across Cambridge and beyond, who support the work that we do in many ways.

The Role

This exciting role offers the opportunity for independent working, in a rewarding and forward-thinking environment. It combines administrative responsibilities with the opportunity to offer advice to, and to manage information for, our Board of Trustees. The post holder will be responsible for making sure that our Trustees’ governance and legal requirements are fulfilled, and records are kept accordingly. They will make sure that all Trustee Board and governance business is managed in accordance with statutory duties and legislation, local authority guidelines and protocols, and in keeping with professional advice from external agencies.

About You

You will be an excellent listener, with very good speaking, grammar, numeracy and literacy skills. With experience in writing agendas, meeting minutes or notes, and proficiency in IT packages including MS Word and MS Excel, you will also be confident with email and the internet. Someone who is able to organise their own and others’ time and work towards deadline, you will also be confident organising meetings and speaking in front of groups.

This role offers the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a team, supported by appropriate training opportunities. Your ability to maintain confidentiality, behave impartially, and demonstrate your excellent interpersonal skills will also be important. At times you will need to work with complex and sensitive matters, applying your understanding of, and sympathy with, the aims and objectives of Jimmy’s.

How to Apply

To apply, please send us your CV and a covering email or letter, and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which can be found here. The Job Description can be found here.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 20th July 2022. To apply, and any questions, email recruitment@jimmyscambridge.org.uk. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.