Cardiac Charity looking for Trustees

The Sussex Heart Charity

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The Sussex Heart Charity (SHC) works to:

IMPROVE the care, treatment, resuscitation and rehabilitation of persons suffering from cardiac conditions with the overall aim to improve heart health for the people of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex.

FINANCE projects, facilities, personnel or research through the cardiac services provided by Sussex hospitals.

SUPPORT community projects for the education, care, treatment, resuscitation and rehabilitation of people living in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex.

As we enter this pivotal phase for strengthening and developing our position as one of the leading Heart Care charities in Sussex we are looking to recruit new trustees.

We need a dynamic, strong and professional team behind us. Helping move forward in an ever-changing market, keeping abreast of new legislation and regulations enabling us to perform the best that we can.


The Board is looking for people with up-to-date skills and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Cardiac Healthcare/Medical
  • The Third Sector
  • Strategic Direction 
  • Income Generation 
  • Marketing.


It’s an exciting and dynamic role, which puts you at the very heart of the SHC and its work, liaising with a team of like-minded people, attending social events and playing a key role in shaping the SHC's future. 

Practical Considerations

Located not far from the Royal Sussex County Hospital. 

When do I need to be available?

Details The Board currently meets three times a year (during the evening) one of these meetings is extended to incorporate the Annual General Meeting, all Board members must attend. Trustees can also be members of one or more of the committees, which generally meet as required. Some of the Committee meetings are conducted virtually.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

8 Paston Place
East Sussex

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  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training