Unfortunately we have no vacancies at the moment.
We are recruiting to a voluntary role on our trustee board.
Role – Finance Trustee
All trustees are responsible for SUF’s financial management and for approving the financial statements / accounts.
The finance trustee draws on their skills and experience to enhance the board’s discharge of its financial responsibilities. The post holder acts as the lead trustee in assisting the board to scrutinise financial reports. They advise on good financial governance including systems, controls, reporting and monitoring, advising the board on its reserves and investment policies.
Person Specification (additional to generic trustee requirements):
Essential: Book-keeping or accountancy experience.
Desirable: Accountancy qualification, experience of SAGE or similar software, experience of charity finance.
Time required – approx. half a day a month, including ten board meetings a year and the annual general meeting.
We welcome applications from people who have an understanding of mental health services, especially through personal experience as someone who uses services or as a family/parent carer.
We know that diverse board membership leads to better decision making and so we are keen to appoint from diverse backgrounds, younger people and women.
Message from Guenever Pachent, Chair of SUF’s board of trustees.
“Being a trustee in a charity is a rewarding role and a responsible one. We are accountable to members for ensuring that we stay true to our values and for using our resources as wisely as possible. On this page you can find out more about SUF, what being a trustee entails and how to apply. If you would like to arrange an informal chat, our contact details are below. Thank you for your interest.”
- If you would like an informal chat about the role please email Guenever@suffolkuserforum.co.uk (Chair) or Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org (trustee / company secretary) with your contact details and we will be in touch.
- Please apply using the application form below. We request that applications are submitted by email to email@example.com
Interview dates will be arranged with individual applicants.
Applicants can find out more about our impact and financial records through our Impact Reports and Annual Reports. The most recent published report can be read HERE.
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