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Board Secretary

Do you want to help tackle UK poverty?

We’re looking for a Board Secretary who does.

Salary: £45,000

Type: Permanent, full time

Location: Hammersmith, London W6


One in five people among us, over 14 million in total across the UK, are unable to thrive because of a lack of money.

Turn2us exists to help people struggling to make ends meet. We do this by:

  • Giving direct financial help through our own charitable grants

  • Supporting people to increase their income through benefits, grants and other support

  • Highlighting ways to reduce essential costs.

The Board Secretary role

We’re looking for a dynamic and experienced Board Secretary to support the Boards of Turn2us and Elizabeth Finn Homes Limited and to be part of our fight against the poverty that is devastating lives across Britain today.

Joining a vibrant team reporting into the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Turn2us, the right person will be passionate about the third sector, with a strong desire to support our staff and Trustees to make a difference to people in need.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include:

  • To be the Board Secretary for the Trustee Boards and their sub-committees of Turn2us Charity (T2U) and Elizabeth Finn Homes Limited (EFHL)
  • To coordinate and support the annual planning process for the senior leadership teams of T2U and EFHL.

This is a key role for an ambitious charity and at an exciting time of change and growth. If you wish to be part of that, and to help improve the lives of people in vulnerable circumstances across the UK, we look forward to hearing from you.


How to apply

Please send your CV with a supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification requirements (maximum length of the supporting statement should be 2 A4 pages) to:

The deadline for applications is Friday 27th March 2020.

Interviews: Week commencing 6th April 2020

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to applicants who have not been shortlisted.

If you have any queries, you can email: Or you can call us on: 020 8834 9200.

Turn2us is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity. We encourage and welcome applications from all parts of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.