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Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services provides mental health support to young people, families and communities in Norfolk.
Our social purpose is:
To make mental health support accessible at an early ...

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Finance Non-Executive Director

Finance Non-Executive Director

Organisation role · 1–5 hrs/Week
Flexible location
FinancialTrusteeshipBusiness Development
HealthWellbeingChildren & youth
Good health and well-beingGender equalityReduced inequalities
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Summary

We are seeking someone with strong Finance skills and experience to join our Board to develop and support our financial operation and governance.

Detailed description

About Cup-O-T:

Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services provides accessible, creative, evidence based mental health support and training to empower communities, young people and families.


Cup-O-T offers outdoor-based occupational therapy programmes as well as family and community sessions. The programmes empower young people aged 7-25 and families, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives. We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our young people working with them to make lasting changes to their lives and helping them play a positive role in their communities. Our sessions are for young people at risk of exclusion, becoming NEET and those with trauma, SEND and SEMH difficulties. 


Our therapy groups are designed and led by qualified Occupational Therapists, Youth Workers and Outdoor Facilitators who also have training and experience working in outdoor and woodland environments. 


About the role:

We are seeking someone with strong Finance skills and experience. Our Board of passionate and committed Non-Executive Directors play a vital role in ensuring that Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services is focused on its strategic direction and supported to deliver on its aims.  Additionally, the Board has the responsibility to ensure that all legal and funding requirements are met in line with national governance, finance and operational standards. 


In this role you will support Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services continue to develop its improving financial operation and governance to meet the challenges ahead, supporting, advising and challenging the team in the production of budgets, forecasts and long-term financial plans. 


Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services is striving to ensure our team reflects the diverse communities we aim to support, so we welcome applications from individuals of any background. We are keen to receive application from people from ethnically diverse backgrounds or those with disabilities and lived experience.  Candidates with experience of the VCSE sector or governance operations will also be particularly welcome.


Person Specification 

Essential  

  • Qualified accountant with demonstrated commercial awareness and knowledge.  Competent use of IT skills.  
  • Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board and other stakeholders.  
  • Analytical and evaluation skills, demonstrating good judgement.  
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of directorship.  
  • Good communication and leadership skills 


Desirable  

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of VCSE fundraising and finance practices.  
  • Dedicated to the organisation’s cause and objectives and willing to act as the organisation’s ambassador to external bodies, charities and companies.  
  • Skills and experience in one or more areas of non-executive governance and management e.g. strategic planning, business management, financial/accountancy, experience of Trusts or other grant giving bodies particularly fundraising and legal knowledge.  
  • A team-oriented approach to problem solving and to management. 


Time Commitment  

The Board meets bi-monthly / 6 times a year.  It is expected that trustees spend at least 1 hour a week on their duties. 


Safeguarding:

  • To adhere to the Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.
  • To report any safeguarding incidents or concerns immediately to your Designated Safeguarding Officer or Lead Designated Safeguarding Officer.
  • To complete any Safeguarding Awareness training as required 
  • If required for your post, undertake an enhanced DBS check and maintain annual membership through the update service.


What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs
This opportunity is filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services

Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services provides mental health support to young people, families and communities in Norfolk.
Our social purpose is:
To make mental health support accessible at an early stage.
To support young people to achieve their potential.
To make mental health support accessible in rural areas.
To increase mental wellness in communities.