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Trustee Honorary Treasurer

Key Changes Positive Mental Health Through Music Ltd
Voluntary Role, non-remunerated, travel and other reasonable expenses paid
Closing date
20 Sep 2023

Job Details

Our award-winning recovery-focused music mentoring programmes in hospitals and the community help musicians experiencing mental health difficulties.


Music can play a valuable role in recovery from mental illness. It can stimulate emotional and aesthetic responses, develop creative, technical, social, and vocational skills, improve expression, communication, confidence and self-esteem, and facilitate positive changes in behaviour and wellbeing.


Our innovative approach draws on clinical therapeutic techniques and music industry practice using creative collaboration and culturally appropriate music activities and genres. We primarily support engagement from groups facing health inequality or social injustice due to stigma and discrimination around mental health issues. We aim to have a positive impact on health and wellbeing through reducing symptoms and relapse rates and open pathways to mainstream opportunities.


The Honorary Treasurer Trustee supports the board and charity's staff to ensure financial records and systems are in place appropriate for a small charity and compliant with legal and regulatory requirements. Provide input with reporting / forecasting income and expenditure, identifying funding opportunities, and developing strategic plans.




Provide financial advice to CEO, charity staff and board in plain language.

Ensure financial systems are legal and constitutional within realistic accounting practice for small charity.

Suggest alternative scenarios and evaluate strategic plans and risk management.

Provide guidance and support with maintaining records and financial procedures and controls regarding PAYE, NI and pension payments.

Appraise viability of financial plans, proposals and reserves policy.

Support CEO and staff team with prioritising payments to creditors and collection of payments from debtors.

Be available as a signatory on documents, funding applications and payments.

Person Specification

Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship within a small charity.

Experience of current fundraising practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.

Knowledge of bookkeeping, financial management and analysis for small charities.

Good communication skills, Competent use of IT skills including Excel and preferably Quickbooks.


Company info
Green Fish Resorce Centre
45-50 Oldham St
M4 1LE

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