We’re looking for new trustees

  • 30th July 2021

Patient Safety Learning is seeking to recruit additional Trustees to lead the charity. The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

About the role

Patient Safety Learning is a charity and independent voice for improving patient safety. We harness the knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment of healthcare organisations, professionals and patients for system-wide change and the reduction of harm.

We are currently supported by our Trustees and a small team of staff. We are seeking to recruit additional Trustees to lead Patient Safety Learning and to model the leadership and just culture approach we are promoting, thereby increasing our impact for our beneficiaries with service and education providers, policy makers and campaigners.


We are seeking the following commitment from our Trustees:

  • Trustee Leadership of Patient Safety Learning including Board membership and decision making (see guidance from the Charity Commission for further details).
  • Support the development of Patient Safety Learning’s vision, mission and values.
  • Support the Executive with scrutiny, expert advice and input on the delivery of our strategic aims and annual business plan.
  • Attendance at quarterly Board meetings and any appropriate subcommittee meetings
  • Support the Patient Safety Learning annual conference and high-profile meetings and events.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Patient Safety Learning embraces diversity, inclusion, and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and in particular those that are currently underrepresented in our trustees and employees. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, and candidates with disabilities.

How to apply

Please email [email protected] to request the full role description and details of how to apply. Closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

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