Warrington Disability Partnership

Board Level Vacancy

Warrington Disability Partnership are looking to recruit a new treasurer

Warrington Disability Partnership (WDP) is an internationally acclaimed user led charity. With over 26 years’ experience of developing and delivering mobility and independent living services aimed at supporting disabled people and people living with long term health conditions, and their families. With a team of approximately 46 staff and over 200 volunteers, WDP deliver 27 mobility and independent living services, built around “information, advice and guidance”, most of which are located at their flagship Centre for Independent Living in Warrington.

The post of Treasurer will cover both WDP and its social enterprise, the Disability Trading Company (DTC), which have a combined turnover of around £1.5 million.

The Board will appoint the Treasurer through a process that is open and transparent and takes account of the policy of equality of opportunity. The Board's Treasurer will work closely with the Chief Executive and members of the Senior Management Team in the preparation of financial reports for the Board of Trustees and the Finance Sub Group. Ideally, the person will have a recognised financial qualification and experience.

Duties of the Treasurer: In addition to their role and responsibilities as a trustee, the Treasurer and the Finance & IT Sub Group will have additional responsibilities and duties as follows:

  • Oversight of the preparation and approval of draft budget
  • Monitoring financial performance and procedures
  • Oversight of the preparation and approval of draft accounts

The WDP Board meets 4 times each year, and the Finance & IT Sub Group meets prior to each Board meeting. Each meeting last approximately 2 hours. In addition, WDP holds an annual general meeting where the Treasurer will be required to present an overview of the annual accounts.

For more details please contact Dave Thompson MBE DL, founder and Chief Executive of WDP / DTC via email at davethompson@disabilitypartnership.org.uk or call 01925 240064.