Vacancies for roles within Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patients Association

GSTTKPA is going through an exciting period of change. As a result, we are seeking to recruit new volunteers to support our ambitious and innovative change programme. These voluntary roles are all Trustee positions that are essential, so we can continue to achieve the aims and objectives of the charity.

The key roles available on the Trustee board are:

  • Treasurer
  • Chair
  • Lead Dialysis Unit Representative

These roles require individuals with commitment, enthusiasm and a good understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with being a kidney patient. Post holders will have a commitment to equality; celebrate diversity and be responsive to the needs of different groups and individuals within GSTTKPA and the wider community. In return, the successful applicants will join a warm and friendly team that works collaboratively to support each other as well as our kidney patients.

Please review the role profile for each position to find out more. As part of the recruitment process there will be a requirement to register as a volunteer of Guy’s Hospital which includes completing any mandatory checks in line with the Trust’s procedures.

To apply please submit your CV to


GSTTKPA is a registered charity founded in 1980 which aims to support kidney patients and kidney research at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is a centre of excellence for the treatment of kidney disease. The kidney services treat adults and children living in South East London and the surrounding areas.

Roles within GSTTKPA

KPA Chair

The Chair supports the aims of GSTTKPA by working together with Trustees and the Committee to secure the best possible outcomes for people with kidney disease associated with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. The role of the Chair is to lead the Committee and act as a figurehead for the Charity.

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KPA Lead Dialysis Unit Rep

The Lead Dialysis Unit Representative provides leadership by coordinating and supporting the dialysis unit representatives at the different dialysis units. They may also act as a dialysis unit representative for their unit. As well as undertaking the role and responsibilities as a Trustee of the KPA.

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KPA Treasurer

The Treasurer is a key role supporting Trustees and Committee Members by ensuring the finances of the KPA are properly managed in line with Charity Commission reporting, accounting and financial governance requirements.

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Volunteer Status

All Trustees and Committee members must sign up as Volunteers of Guy’s Hospital this includes completing any DBS and training requirements in line with the Trust’s standards.

Other requirements:

All Trustees will also need to undergo due diligence checks and complete a Trustee eligibility declaration form.