Freedom from Torture
Home-based
Finsbury Park, Greater London
Unremunerated Treasurer/Trustee role
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Treasurer / Trustee position

                                                                                 
Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.

As a Trustee, you will be joining at an exciting time as we rollout our new right-based model of rehabilitation and scale up our work to re-vitalise an effective anti-torture movement in the UK.


We are especially proud of our survivor activism programme which is leading the way internationally in amplifying the voice of torture survivors and making sure they are central to the prevention of torture and protection of survivors.


This is an opportunity to help shape and steer Freedom from Torture, and to support and make a real difference to torture survivors and our committed community of staff, volunteers and supporters.


We are looking for a Treasurer who understands and cares about Freedom from Torture’s charitable aims. You will also understand good governance and what the role of a non-executive Trustee involves.

You need to be a qualified accountant with experience in financial management and controls including audit and risk in a charity context. The successful appointee will chair our new Finance, Governance and Audit Committee

We would be delighted to hear from you if you share our passion for the care and rights of torture survivors.

For more information about Freedom from Torture, please look at our website.

To request an information pack, please email Megan Fletcher or if you would like an informal discussion with the Chair, please contact Megan Fletcher, Executive Assistant to the CEO – email address on Freedom from Torture jobs page, in the first instance.

To view the role description and person specification, please click the link provided.

To apply, you will need to submit a CV and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role and state why you wish to be a Treasurer at Freedom from Torture.  

Freedom from Torture is committed to exemplary safeguarding practice and we require an enhanced DBS check for this role.

Applications are encouraged to be sent in as quickly as possible, so as not to miss out on this opportunity.

Freedom from Torture is striving to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for modelling our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion and we welcome applications for this role from people who also have direct experience of torture, a refugee background and/or who come from other under-represented groups.

 

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Refreshed on: 28 November 2020
Closing date: 28 December 2020
Tags: Finance, Governance
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