Delivering Quality - in the community


What is ELMS?

Elms is a small dynamic organisation working in the East End Community of Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow. We provide a range of services for people with mental health problems and abiding Mental Health Problems. We are a charity and a Company Limited by Guarnatee. You can view a short description of our organisation from this link

What is a trustee?

Trustees and Charities are regulated by a range of legislation and are accountable to the Charity Commission. This role is explored comprehensively in a publication which you can look at from here

We have a Role description also which you can view from here.

The role of the Trustees is also controlled bythe Governing Documents of the Organisation which you can see by downloading them below

  • Articles of Association,
  • Memorandum of Association,
  • How much time is involved?

  • We estimate that it will take about 8 hours of your time for approximately 4 meetings per year ( so 32 hours per year). Additionally we expect you to provide at least 10 hours per year from your identified skill set to strengthen the Charity in ways agreed by the Charity

    What skills are we looking for?

  • Promotion and Public Relations
  • Experience of Mental Health problems either as a carer or expert by experience
  • Law contract and employment
  • Local residents, to represent the interests of local people

    To apply download and complete this form and return it to our offices, alternatively you might wish to email this to us. Our contact details are located within this page

    The selection process will entail the completion of an application form and an interview with staff and trustees

    You will also be asked if successful to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service process

    If you wish to have a discussion about the role please contact Greg Shelock (Manager) or Trish Howard (Chair of Trustees) on the contact details within this page