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Governance

Bray Community Addiction Team (BCAT) is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. BCAT is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors whose role is to lead the organisation to achieve its Mission and Vision through strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation; adhering to legal and regulatory requirements; human resource management; managing risk; and financial management and reporting. To this end the Management Committee meets 6 times per year and three sub committees of the Management Committee meet a further 6 times per year and feed back to the Management Committee. The three sub committees are a) Finance, Audit & Risk b) Strategy, Resource and Governance c) Quality and Safety.

 

Board of Directors

Donal Quill

Director - Chairperson (Community)

Dermot Martin

Director (Community)

Maryrose Costello

Director (Bray Area Partnership )

Jim Smaul

Director Company Secretary (Community)

Moses Sebalu

Director (Community)

Mick Mason

Director (Community)

 

 

 

 

 

Finance Audit and Risk Committee

Terms of Reference

Agree the annual budget with Manager, Financial Administrator before it is submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

Agree budget changes with the Manager,Financial Administrator before they are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

Review new organisational policies or changes to organisational policies before they are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

 

Maintain a Risk Register to track the strategic risks of the organisation for review and consideration by the Board of Directors

Monitor and review the accuracy of the financial statements of the organisation and announcements about the organisation’s financial performance and financial controls

 

Monitor and review control and risk management systems.

 

Monitor and review the effectiveness of the organisation’s internal audit role;

 

Monitor and review the external auditor’s independence and the effectiveness of the audit process;

 

Monitor and review arrangements by which staff of the organisation may, in confidence, raise concerns about possible improprieties in matters of financial reporting or other matters. (The committee will make sure that there are arrangements for independent investigation of such matters and for appropriate follow-up action).

 

Approve the terms of engagement of the external auditor.

 

Make recommendations to the board about the appointment, pay and conditions of the external auditor. The Board of Directors then puts these recommendations to the members for their approval in a general meeting. (The organisation’s annual report should include a description of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee’s work.)

 

In addition The Finance, Audit and Riskommittee will meet quarterly to:

  • To review the previous quarter’s activity
  • To consider and decide on any adjustments required for the coming quarter
  • To consider any broader strategic issues with regard to finance

 

 

Membership (Finance, Audit and Risk Committee)

Mick Mason

Chairperson

Dermot Martin

Internal Auditor

 

 

Staff in attendance - Manager,Team Leader and Administrator

 

Resource and Governance Committee

Jim Smaul

Chairperson

 

 

Staff in attendance - Manager and Team Leader

 

Quality and Safety Committee

Orla Butler

Chairperson

Moses Sebalu

 

Staff in attendance - Manger and Team Leader

 

 

Charities Regulations 

BCAT is compliant with the Charities Governance Code.

The Charities Goverence Code is reviewd and updated annually since 2021.

For information on the Governance Code see http://www.charitiesregulator.ie

 

Our company details are also available to view on www.charitiesregulatoryauthority.ie

 

Quality Standards in Drugs and Alcohol Services (QuADS) and Safer Better Healthcare (SBHC)

 

BCAT’s policies and procedures are aligned with QuADS standards and SBHC

 

For information on QuADS see http://www.drugs.ie/resources

 

Can you help?

If you have expertise in the areas listed in the sub-groups above and would like to contribute to BCAT's governance structure please contact us.

 

Registered Charity Number 19428

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BCAT’s Drop In Opening Times

 

Dublin Road (Little Bray) Office Drop in Hours 

Monday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 pm

(closed on Bank Holidays)

Tuesday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: Drop In Closed (U18s Key Working Only)

Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (open on all Bank Holiday Saturday's)

Closed on Bank Holidays

 

Boghall Road Office Drop In Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays

 

One to One Key Working Meetings are available to all service users from Monday - Friday by appointment. All service users are invited to make appointments by phone or email, or directly with their key worker. Those who are new to the service are welcome to get in touch so an intake appointment can be made.

 

Our needle exchange service will run as normal Monday to Friday in Boghall.

 

If you are in crisis you can contact us on 01 2764692 or at info@bcat.ie

 

 

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