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Organisation : Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community Transport

Location : Sydney (Turramurra)

Time required : We are seeking people who would like to accept a role on our skills-based board, who meet the selection criteria listed in the PD below and who are able to attend monthly meetings at our premises in Turramurra. Meetings are generally 2nd Wednesday at 3pm and run for 2-3 hrs.

Duration of project : Our board members serve 1 year terms and are eligible for re-election at the AGM each year.

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, CEO & Senior Management, Healthcare & Medical, HR & Employment Services, Information & Communication Technology, Legal, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Health – General

Application closing date : 19 Aug, 2022

About the role

As a Board Member of HKCT, you will be expected to participate in:
• constructively challenging and helping to develop proposals on strategy of HKCT;
• setting values and standards for HKCT and establishing systems for their communication and monitoring;
• monitoring the performance of management in meeting agreed goals and objectives and ensuring that the necessary financial and human resources are in place to enable HKCT to meet those goals and objectives;
• satisfying yourself as to the adequacy and integrity of financial and other reporting to the board and members and that there are adequate systems of internal control; and
• satisfying yourself that systems for identification and management of risks are robust and appropriate.

HKCT is providing care and services to people who are older, who may have a disability and may be vulnerable. Therefore, your duty and responsibility extends to the quality of service that HKCT clients receive. Your role as part of the board therefore includes assessing the extent to which clients feel they are being supported to the extent that they expect, that services and supports meet quality standards and that clients are being treated in accord with the values of the organisation

About the organisation

Organisation name : Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community Transport

Established in 1987, HKCT is a client focused organisation, providing clean, safe, reliable transport services to the aged and the transport disadvantaged across Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai LGAs. Through these activities we aim to improve the physical and mental health of our clients and reduce the likelihood of their premature admission to long-term residential care. Transport also allows our clients to build & sustain community participation, access other services and socialise.
HKCT currently has a fleet of 14 vehicles and 30 employees led by a General Manager and is government funded, primarily as part of the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) under contract with Transport for NSW.

How to apply

If you would like further information, please visit our website and our ACNC Register or please contact our Chair Corinne Attard on 0412 435 553.

If you would like to express interest in this opportunity, please send a short cover letter addressing the selection criteria and a short 3 page resume to board secretary Alex Maitland at by Friday 19 August 2022.

Please quote in application: Board Members via Pro Bono Australia.


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