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Julian House are now seeking a Trustee with expertise in Criminal Justice 


Due to forthcoming retirement, we are recruiting for board members who can provide the right balance of support and constructive challenge as we make tough decisions that will help us continue to thrive in an ever-changing environment.

We are seeking an excellent, well-rounded board member with management experience, strategic leadership and vision, as well as a passion for social justice.


Person specification

  • Purposeful and driven with evidence of great business acumen.
  • Keen interest in social justice and the causes Julian House supports.
  • Willingness to promote openness and accountability, always holding the organisation’s best interest at heart.
  • Keen interest in client involvement and co-production of the services that Julian House operates.
  • Willing to always hold the organisation’s best interests to heart.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and to commit time consistently.
  • Experience in steering organisations through a process of change and improvement.


Please refer to the full role description here if you are interested in applying!


Our Ethos

As an Equal Opportunities employer, we have an Equality and Diversity Action plan in place showing our commitment in ensuring continuous improvement in creating an inclusive culture. We also have a committed group of Inclusion & Diversity champions who meet monthly to ensure progress is being made. We invite applications from people from all backgrounds and cultures, especially minority groups that are underrepresented in the workplace. We also welcome applications from those with lived experience. 


​All applicants will be expected to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. A criminal conviction will not necessarily prevent you from becoming a trustee. The decision will depend on the type of offence and its relevance to the role.  If you would like to discuss any convictions you may have, please contact the person named in the advert. All information will be dealt with according to our Data Protection Policy. We embrace flexibility and are proud to be a Disability Confident and Mindful employer, as well as an Armed Forces Covenant Supporter.

If you have any special access requirements or other support needs throughout the application process (including interview), please contact us so that we can let you know how we can support you.


How to apply

To apply, please submit a personal statement (Cover letter) stating why you wish to join the board of trustees of Julian House, what skills and experience you will bring to the board, directly addressing the person specification, and any other relevant information. 


Applicants will be required to attend an interview and provide referees who will be contacted by telephone.


For a confidential discussion about the role and the organisation, please contact Helen Bedser, Chief Executive on 07535 519908.

Trustee (Criminal Justice)


Not applicable


6 hours per month

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Close Date:

Friday, 31 March 2023

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