Trustee Positions

Teapot Trust enriches the lived experience of children and young people with chronic conditions

 Supporting their mental health and wellbeing
 Providing creative interventions to manage anxiety, build resilience and encourage self-expression
 Advocating that public health funds proven and cost-effective art therapy and art psychotherapy treatment

The charity has 21 services, 17 art therapists, 11 partner hospitals and a staff team of 6.

Currently embarking on an exciting phase of regrowth in readiness for the future, Teapot Trust would like to appoint trustees with the expertise, listed below. 

Trustees must be capable individuals of sound judgement, able to look at issues from different angles, and understand the importance of working as an effective team. 

Expertise and experience sought 

 Young person – likely to have experienced a Teapot Trust art therapy service or similar
 Clinicians with specialisms in e.g. Rheumatology or Diabetes – perhaps recently retired
 Professionals with legal, regulatory and governance expertise
 Professionals with social enterprise expertise

Trustees, who exercise oversight in a non-executive capacity, hold collective responsibility for shaping the charity’s strategic direction, managing risk, and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance. 

The work will be both purposeful and fulfilling. An excellent induction package and ongoing learning is provided, including visits to partner hospitals to see first-hand the impact of Teapot’s art therapy.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Anne Littlefair, Chair of Trustees, at Teapot Trust, Suite 3, Eskmills Park, Musselburgh EH21 7PQ.

Alternatively, email it to Sarah Randell, Chief Executive, at [email protected]