Jobs and Opportunities

 

Senior Finance Officer 

Location: Glasgow City Centre

Start Date: June 2017

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 p.a. 

The Role

The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint a very experienced Senior Finance Officer. The post-holder will work closely with both the Business Manager and CEO but also with others across the organisation.   

Requirements 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate significant experience in the delivery of an efficient finance function, be self-motivated with strong initiative and able to communicate clearly and effectively.   A solid team player, you will have a positive personality and a desire to learn. Previous experience of working in a very busy office environment is essential. 

For more information, please see the Job Description and Person Specification 

Application

To apply, please complete the application form and email or post it with a covering letter, clearly explaining why you are suitable for the post, how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification, and why the role is of interest to you to: recruitment@lifechangestrust.org.uk​

Download the application form here.

Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is Friday 28 April 2017 at 5pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 May 2017 in Glasgow.

 
 Trustees

The Trust currently has 11 committed and active Trustees who bring a wide range of skills to the organisation with diverse experience in the third, public and private sectors.

We now wish to recruit up to two more Trustees who bring:

•    a commitment to the vision, mission and values of the Trust 

•    appropriate generic skills as set out in our Trustee role description, including understanding of charity governance or a willingness to learn

and one of the following specialist skills

•    senior financial experience or

•    significant knowledge and experience of communications, influencing and PR or

•    in depth understanding and experience of social policy and practice in Scotland.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the quality of life and wellbeing of people affected by dementia and care experienced young people.  This is a voluntary role (although expenses are paid) which requires someone with the time and ability to participate effectively in both our Board and at least one of our committees (which meet quarterly in Glasgow).

Trustees are collectively responsible for the performance of the Trust overall.   If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact the Trust’s Chief Executive Maddy Halliday: maddy.halliday@lifechangestrust.org.uk.

Applications should be made by sending a CV and covering letter to Maddy Halliday.  The closing date is the 19th of May.

Download the Trustee role description here.