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Harris Hill
Northwich, Cheshire
This is a voluntary position & as such does not pay a salary
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Harris Hill is delighted to be working with one of the UK’s leading providers of services for Deaf and Visually Impaired people to recruit a new Treasurer to its Board of Trustees!

For more than 45 years this charity has been providing quality community and supported living services for deaf and Visually Impaired people. From residential care to sign language interpreting services; from access to public services through community support and to specific services aimed at empowering young deaf people to achieve, the organisation has sought to be both innovative and progressive. Delivering services that improve equality of access, life experiences and opportunities for all deaf and visually impaired people. This commitment defines the charity and will continue to inspire it to deliver a better future.

Looking to build upon the success of the last 45 years, the charity is now looking for a new Treasurer to join the Board of Trustees. The Board meets quarterly at one of the organisation’s offices and they are looking for a Treasurer, ideally a certified accountant, who has the financial skills and acumen to support the charity on the next part of its journey as it seeks to develop services for older deaf people, to expand its provision for people living with Visual Impairment and further develop its offer for young deaf people.


Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate;

An excellent understanding of the different operational contexts of the voluntary, public, and private sectors

Significant experience of financial leadership at either an executive or non-executive level

Previous non-executive experience, with the financial skills and acumen necessary to ensure excellent governance of a charity’s finances

A strong commitment to organisational financial development / improvement / audit and impact analysis

Excellent communication and relationship skills, political awareness and a personal affinity towards the values of the charity

A passion for the work of the organisation. Lived experience of deafness or Visual Impairment would be especially welcome.


If you would like to receive an Information Pack on how to apply, please send a CV in confidence to our consultant Nick Shanks at

For an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact Nick at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 29th October 2021


We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This role is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and completion of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please note! This is a voluntary position & as such does not pay a salary. Travel expenses can be reimbursed as per the Volunteer Expenses Policy.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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