VSNW are recruiting

VSNW is currently searching for candidates to fulfill the role of Chair and Treasurer.


The role requires a candidate to:

  • To uphold and champion the purpose and values of VSNW both internally and externally
  • To unlock the capacity of the Board to contribute to achieving agreed strategic aims and objectives
  • To lead Quarterly Board meetings, managing diverse perspectives and drawing out common ground to facilitate consensus.
  • To support the Treasurer and Resources Group in ensuring sound financial management of the charity
  • To hold 1:1 review and planning meetings with the Chief Executive as a minimum 6 times a year to support operations to align with strategic intent and emerging opportunities
  • As required to represent VSNW in strategic forums and events eg AGM
  • To support Treasurer and the Resources Group to ensure good financial management of the organisation.

Full details for this role can be found here.


This role requires a candidate to:

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
  • Work with the Trustee Board’s Resources Group in order to oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

Full details for this role can be found here.

To apply (closing date: 24th May 2017)

To express your interest in either of these roles, please send your CV and a letter of application outlining your suitibality.

Please send CV and application letter to Warren Escadale, Chief Executive: VSNW, St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ or email: warren.escadale@vsnw.org.uk. Potential applicants are welcome to contact current trustees and the Chief Executive; please contact Warren in the first instance: 07753 147664.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to meet the current board on 15th June, St Thomas Centre, between 12.30 and 3.30pm.